SOURCE: Sage Software

January 12, 2007 09:00 ET

Sage SalesLogix and SageCRM/SageCRM.com Awarded Product of the Year Status By Customer Inter@ction Solutions Magazine

Sage CRM Solutions Selected for Technology Advancements and Commitment to Quality

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 12, 2007 --Sage Software announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®)'s Customer Inter@ction Solutions® magazine (www.cismag.com) has named Sage SalesLogix and SageCRM/SageCRM.com 2006 Product of the Year Award winners. TMC editors recently issued the results of their product evaluations citing product technology advancements and vendor vision, leadership and commitment to quality as award selection criteria.

"We are honored to receive this recognition not only for our product capabilities, but also for the strategic vision we have developed for our entire range of CRM solutions on behalf of our small and mid-sized business and enterprise level customers," said Elvin Monteleone, senior vice president and general manager for Sage CRM Solutions. "By offering deployment options that include on-premises, hosted and mobile CRM capabilities, we provide our customers the flexibility to implement, customize and scale solutions as their needs require. The Customer Inter@ction Solutions awards are yet another validation of our ability to deliver a range of best-in-class solutions based on our customer-connected business model."

Customer Inter@ction Solutions is featuring its Product of the Year Award winners in both its January and February 2007 print issues.

"Customer Inter@ction Solutions is proud to bestow upon Sage Software these 2006 Product of the Year Awards. Each year, Customer Inter@ction Solutions magazine recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence in technological advancement and application refinements," said Nadji Tehrani, Executive Group Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Customer Inter@ction Solutions. "Sage Software has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them. I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

Sage SalesLogix

With more than 300,000 users at over 7,300 companies, Sage SalesLogix is the CRM leader for small to medium-sized businesses. Sage SalesLogix delivers easy-to-use and integrated sales, marketing, customer service and support automation solutions that can be tailored to an organization's unique customer acquisition, retention and development processes.

SageCRM/SageCRM.com

SageCRM is an easy-to-use and feature-rich CRM solution that integrates vital sales, marketing and customer support information for small and mid-sized businesses. SageCRM provides flexible deployment options and is available as an on-demand CRM solution at SageCRM.com, or as an on-premises CRM system. SageCRM also includes a remote data synchronization client and support for wireless devices.

Sage SalesLogix and SageCRM are part of Sage CRM Solutions, the only family of CRM products designed specifically for the needs of small and medium-sized businesses that also includes ACT! by Sage. For more details, visit www.sagecrmsolutions.com or call 800-643-6400.

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes four print publications: Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, SIP Magazine and IMS Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 2,600 sites in the world by alexa.com*, TMCnet serves more than one million unique visitors each month. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, The VoIP Developer Conference, VoIP Demo, IMS Expo and Call Center 2.0 Conference. TMCnet.com publishes more than 15 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com. (*alexa.com is an amazon.com company that ranks Web sites by their traffic levels. Neither alexa.com nor amazon.com is affiliated with TMCnet.)

About Sage Software

Sage Software supports the needs, challenges, and dreams of more than 2.7 million small and mid-sized business customers in North America through easy-to-use, scalable and customizable software and services. Our products 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 Software is a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc, a leading international supplier of accounting and business management software solutions and related products and services for small and mid-sized businesses. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and the Group now has 5.2 million customers and employs over 13,000 people worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at www.sagesoftware.com/moreinfo or call (866) 308-2378.

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