ORLANDO, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 14, 2007 -- Sage Software announced today, during its
annual Insights business partner conference, the new Sage SalesLogix Visual
Analyzer business analytics tool for use with the Sage SalesLogix customer
relationship management (CRM) solution. SalesLogix Visual Analyzer features
10 interactive and customizable dashboards, including key performance
indicator (KPI), forecasting, opportunity management, and marketing
dashboards, among others, to help users quickly and securely access and
interpret data managed within their Sage SalesLogix systems, and make
accurate and reliable business decisions.
Sage Software also today introduced the tenth anniversary edition (v7.2) of
Sage SalesLogix, featuring a modernized Web architecture and enhanced
Mobile CRM capabilities. (See today's "Sage SalesLogix v7.2" press release
for more details.)
"We're continually evolving Sage SalesLogix to deliver CRM that works the
way our customers want to work," explained David van Toor, general manager
for Sage CRM Solutions, North America. "SalesLogix Visual Analyzer provides
users with a single-screen view of business analytics, and transforms data
into actionable information to aid rapid sales and marketing decisions."
SalesLogix Visual Analyzer collects customer and account information from
the Sage SalesLogix database to provide a consistent, single point of
analysis for employees of all roles; from executives and sales directors,
through customer-facing employees. Users can customize business rules and
alerts to monitor changes or trends in business activities, as well as
measure individual, team and product or service performance against
SalesLogix Visual Analyzer uses a separate data warehouse to load files 10
to 100 times faster than a direct database load, and ensures that optimal
Sage SalesLogix system performance is maintained to support multi-user,
Ten Interactive Dashboards
Select dashboards provided by Sage SalesLogix Visual Analyzer include:
KPI Dashboard -- Tracks a high-level view of sales opportunities and
performance metrics. Users can drill down into specific transaction details
for further analysis. Managers can set user data-viewing privileges.
Forecast Dashboard -- Tracks sales pipelines, forecasts and close rates.
Sales managers can examine trends and make timely adjustments, as well as
segment forecasts by representative, product line, or region.
Opportunity Dashboard -- Identifies sales opportunities with the best
chance of closing in a current time period. Users can create and track
prioritized target lists.
Marketing Dashboard -- Measures return on marketing campaign investments.
Users can analyze response and conversion rates to gauge the effectiveness
of specific offers.
Additional SalesLogix Visual Analyzer dashboards include customer service,
win/loss, mapping, activity, metric ranking, and details themed dashboards.
Availability & Pricing
SalesLogix Visual Analyzer is available now from Sage CRM Solutions
business partners for $400 per user license. Volume pricing is available.
About 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 enables businesses to acquire, retain and develop
profitable customer relationships by increasing sales and marketing
performance and maximizing customer satisfaction and loyalty. Sage
SalesLogix enables rich customization capabilities, high levels of end-user
adoption and low total cost of ownership across all deployment methods
including Web, Windows and Mobile device applications. Sage SalesLogix
delivers the same user experience, regardless of application preference.
For more details, visit www.sagecrmsolutions.com or call (800) 643-6400.
About Sage Software
Sage Software supports the needs, challenges, and dreams of more than 2.8
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 5.4 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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