SOURCE: Sage North America

Sage North America

July 26, 2011 09:00 ET

Sage North America Introduces Endorsed Development Partner Program for Sage SalesLogix

New Program to Expand Integrated CRM Functionality for Sage SalesLogix Customers; Project Management Express Edition for Sage SalesLogix Powered by TimeLinx® Is First Partner Solution

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - Sage North America today announced expansion of its Endorsed Development Partner Program to include Sage SalesLogix, its customizable CRM system for small and midsized businesses. Endorsed Partner Solutions are available exclusively from Sage, offering customers additional functionality that integrates with Sage products. Endorsed Partner Solutions are reviewed, qualified and supported directly by Sage and deliver a complete customer experience including purchase, training, support and maintenance.

"Project Management Express Edition for Sage SalesLogix powered by TimeLinx" extends the successful Endorsed Development Partner Program to Sage SalesLogix. The solution embeds project management and time- and expense-entry functions within Sage SalesLogix LAN, web client and Cloud offerings for use by senior management, marketing/sales, service/support and finance professionals. Additional solutions for integration with Sage SalesLogix are in review.

"Endorsed partner solutions produce multiple benefits," explained Dan Wilzoch, senior vice president and general manager, Sage CRM Solutions. "Customers get more functionality choices with the ease of purchasing solutions directly from Sage and the assurance we qualified them. Our development partners get their products exposed to 3.2 million Sage CRM Solutions customers, and business partners who implement Sage SalesLogix can likewise develop additional revenue streams by answering customers' business process challenges with these purpose-built solutions."

Sage introduced its enhanced Endorsed Development Partner Program in 2009 for Sage ERP products and for Sage Employer Solutions in 2010. The program has achieved double-digit compound year-over-year revenue growth for Sage and participating partners since inception.

Endorsed Partner Solutions are available from Sage and authorized Sage business partners. For pricing and information contact Sage at 800-854-3415 or your local Sage business partner.

About Sage Endorsed Development Partner Program
The Sage North America Endorsed Development Partner Program is designed to help ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) successfully develop, test and market applications that enhance and extend the functionality of Sage business solutions. The program provides extensive development resources, technical services, and strategic product and marketing benefits that help maximize Development Partner revenue opportunities. Endorsed Development Partners, the highest achievable designation in the program, receive the greatest benefits by meeting rigorous strategic, technology and integration criteria. For more information please visit www.sagenorthamerica.com/partners/development-partners.

About Sage North America
Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. Sage North America employs 3,900 people and supports more than 3 million small and midsized business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs 13,600 people and supports more than 6 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at www.sagenorthamerica.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook®, http://www.facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter®, http://twitter.com/sagenamerica.

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