SOURCE: Sage North America

Sage North America

August 22, 2013 11:09 ET

Sage Payment Solutions and Yola, Inc. Partner to Offer Integrated E-Commerce Solution for SMBs

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - Sage North America today announced it has partnered with San Francisco-based Yola, Inc., a leading online presence solutions provider for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), to offer an integrated e-commerce solution for SMBs powered by Sage Payment Solutions, the payments division for Sage. Yola helps SMBs build and grow their online and mobile presence with mobile-optimized websites, hosting services, domains, email services, e-commerce tools, social media integrations and search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) tools. The company is integrating its proprietary software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud platform with Sage Exchange, the secure, integrated Sage payments platform.

"The Sage Exchange payments platform seamlessly integrates with our system and allows us to maximize the value we provide our customers," said Trevor Harries Jones, CEO of Yola. "Through the integration to Sage Exchange, our customers can securely process credit card transactions while allowing them to link to Sage accounting and ERP systems and various other front- and back-office systems."

"Yola is a cutting-edge website builder and services provider with a robust e-commerce solution," said Greg Hammermaster, president of Sage Payment Solutions. "Very few companies have the capacity to offer both of these services in a cohesive package. By integrating Yola with Sage Exchange, Yola is uniquely positioning itself as an all-purpose SaaS website provider for SMBs."

The integrated Yola and Sage e-commerce solution is available at: www.yola.com/sage

About Yola Inc.
Yola is a leading SaaS provider of website services focused on helping small and medium-sized businesses build and grow their online presence. Yola's flagship product is a drag-and-drop Sitebuilder, which makes it easy for users without any technical knowledge to build a professional-looking website. A one-stop-shop for SMBs trying to succeed online, Yola has developed a breadth of features and products to support its Sitebuilder. Premium services include website hosting, domain name registration, mobile and Facebook publishing, search engine optimization tools, lead generation and social network integration.

For SMBs looking to sell online, Yola offers an advanced, integrated eCommerce solution that enables users to sell products through their Yola website. Yola also offers a white label platform to hosting companies and resellers globally. Yola currently has over 8 million registered users and is available in six different languages.

About The Sage Group plc
Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 13,380 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil. For further information please visit www.sage.com

For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at NA.Sage.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, Facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter, Twitter.com/SageNAmerica

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