Sage SalesLogix v7.2 Receives CRM Excellence Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine

CRM Excellence Award Also Recognizes Sage SalesLogix Customer Mortgage Lender of America's 304 Percent Return on Investment Metrics

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - April 4, 2008) - Sage Software announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®)'s Customer Interaction Solutions® magazine ( has named Sage SalesLogix v7.2 a recipient of its 2008 CRM Excellence Award. TMC editors cited Sage Software for extending and expanding customer relationship management across the entire customer lifecycle, and based its award to Sage SalesLogix in part on customer Mortgage Lenders of America's four-month, 304 percent return on investment. Those results were documented in a study by Nucleus Research ( Strategic Sales Systems (, a Sage CRM Solutions business partner, implemented Sage SalesLogix for Mortgage Lenders of America.

"This latest award for Sage SalesLogix represents precisely what our product is about: helping our customers successfully manage their customer relationships," said David van Toor, senior vice president and general manager for Sage CRM Solutions North America. "The ROI metrics that Strategic Sales Systems helped Mortgage Lenders of America achieve is further testament to what our savvy partners and customers can do with a system as customizable as Sage SalesLogix."

The 9th Annual CRM Excellence award winners will be featured in the May and June 2008 issues of Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.

"Sage Software has demonstrated to the editors of Customer Interaction Solutions that their products and services have substantially improved the processes of their clients' businesses by streamlining and facilitating the flow of information needed for companies to retain their most precious asset... their customers," said Nadji Tehrani, founder and chairman of TMC, publishers of Customer Interaction Solutions.

Sage SalesLogix

With more than 300,000 users at over 8,500 companies, Sage SalesLogix is the leading CRM solution for small to medium-sized businesses and divisions of larger enterprises, and is part of the Sage Software family of integrated business management solutions.

Sage SalesLogix is a full-featured, multi-client CRM solution that provides users with sales force automation (SFA), customer service and support, and marketing capabilities, as well as interactive dashboard and reporting functionality. Sage SalesLogix enables rich customization capabilities, high levels of end-user adoption and low total cost of ownership across all deployment methods. Optional mobility and business analytics tools are also available. For more details, visit or call 800-643-6400.

About Customer Interaction Solutions

Since 1982, Customer Interaction Solutions (CIS) magazine has been the voice of the call/contact center, CRM and teleservices industries. CIS magazine has helped the industry germinate, grow, mature and prosper, and has served as the leading publication in helping these industries that have had such a positive impact on the world economy to continue to thrive. Through a combination of outstanding and cutting-edge original editorial, industry voices, in-depth lab reviews and the recognition of the innovative leaders in management and technology through our highly valued awards, Customer Interaction Solutions strives to continue to be the publication that holds the quality bar high for the industry. Please visit

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in-person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. According to Quantcast*, TMCnet reaches nearly one million U.S. unique visitors each month. TMCnet serves as many as three million unique visitors globally each month according to Webtrends. 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, and Call Center 2.0 Conference. (*Quantcast is an independent Web site that monitors U.S. Web traffic) For more information about TMC, visit

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 or call (866) 308-2378.

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