SOURCE: SAGE PROSPERO

December 22, 2008 09:00 ET

Sage SalesLogix and ACT! by Sage Receive Product of the Year Awards From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - December 22, 2008) - Sage North America announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®)'s Customer Interaction Solutions® magazine (www.cismag.com) has named Sage SalesLogix v7.5 and ACT! by Sage 2009 (11.0) as 2008 Product of the Year Award winners. The Sage CRM Solutions were cited for outstanding innovation and will be featured in the January 2009 issue of Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.

Sage SalesLogix is a full-featured, customizable, multi-client CRM solution that provides businesses with a complete view of customer interactions across sales, marketing, customer service, and support functions. With Sage SalesLogix, businesses can manage their entire sales cycle and increase team performance by automating sales processes, monitoring and forecasting sales activity, responding promptly and knowledgeably to inquiries and opportunities, and targeting campaigns to their most profitable customers and prospects. Business analytics tools further enable users to make better strategic decisions and manage resources. More than 300,000 users at over 8,500 companies worldwide rely on Sage SalesLogix Web, Windows, and mobile access options to manage their customer information and accelerate sales results.

ACT! by Sage is the #1 selling contact and customer management solution used effectively by more than 2.8 million users and over 43,000 additional corporate customers, including individual professionals, small business owners, corporate teams, and anyone who regularly works with contacts. ACT! by Sage Premium Solutions are specifically designed to benefit larger teams of users with increased data sharing capabilities, group scheduling functionality, advanced opportunity tracking and customization capabilities, robust dashboards and reports, and multiple security levels.

For more details, visit www.sagecrmsolutions.com or call (800) 643-6400.

About Sage North America

Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. At Sage, we live and breathe business every day. We are passionate about helping our customers achieve their ambitions. Our range of business software and services is continually evolving as we innovate to answer our customers' needs. Our solutions support accounting, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate industries. Sage North America employs approximately 4,800 people and supports nearly 2.9 million small and medium-size business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs 14,500 people and supports 5.8 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the web site at www.sagesoftware.com or call 866-308-2378.

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