IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2007) - Sage Software announced today its sponsors for Sage Summit, the company's annual customer conference, taking place November 3-6 in Chicago. This 4-day event offers the opportunity for small and mid-sized businesses who are users of Sage Software products and services to network, gain insight to better utilize their software and services, and learn about the latest industry and business trends affecting their organizations.

Research In Motion (RIM) is the Strategic Sponsor for Sage Summit 2007. RIM will be exhibiting BlackBerry® Business Solutions at Sage Summit in Booth #213. BlackBerry Business Solutions for Sales are tailored to fit the way sales forces operate, providing access to CRM systems and improving the efficiency of mobile sales representatives. With BlackBerry Business Solutions, a company's mobile sales force can stay connected to important business applications and communications wherever they go. For more information, visit

Additional event sponsors include:

Silver Sponsors

IndustriOS Software, Inc. (Booth #715) -- Make better business decisions with timely management information, and reduce processing costs through simple and seamless integration of manufacturing operations, distribution, through to financials. Integrated with Sage Accpac ERP, new modules include: CRM, VRM, Customer Service, RMA, Product Configuration, and Advanced Scheduling. For more information, visit

Timberline Users Group (Booth #424, 426) -- Timberline Users Group (TUG) is the independent learning and networking organization for companies using Sage Timberline Office Software. TUG is committed to continued education and communication, and offers free online training, user-to-user help, custom report designs and formulas. For more information, visit

Bronze Sponsors

Business Objects (Booth #308) -- Business Objects, the makers of Crystal Reports and Crystal Xcelsius, is the world leader in business intelligence software. Their solutions, which help organizations gain better insight into their business, improve decision-making and enterprise performance, are integrated within several Sage Software products including Sage Accpac ERP, Sage SalesLogix, Sage MAS 90, 200, and 500 ERP, and Sage Timberline Office. For more information, visit

Citrix Online (Booth #425) -- Citrix Online is the leading provider of easy-to-use Web-based remote access and real-time collaboration services. Businesses can work smarter and faster with Citrix Online's award-winning services: GoToMeeting®, GoToWebinar®, GoToMyPC®, and GoToAssist®. For more information, visit

CodePartners (Booth #739) -- CodePartners provides development software and services exclusively through channel resellers around the world. Since 1991, CodePartners has led the way in small to medium-sized business automation with innovative ideas and outstanding service. For more information, visit

RedTail Solutions, Inc. (Booth #713) -- The RedTail Transaction Manager® offers EDI, GDS, and RFID in a single solution with "out-of-the-box" integration to various Sage ERP systems. With true Software as a Service, RedTail can reduce a supplier's electronic trading overhead by more than 50%. For more information, visit

Sage Summit will open with a joint keynote featuring Nina Smith, Sage Software president, Business Management Division; Doug Meyer, Sage Software president, Industry & Specialized Solutions Division; and special guest Christopher Gardner, CEO of Christopher Gardner International Holdings and the inspiration for the recent box office smash, "The Pursuit of Happyness."

Sage Summit is designed to help Sage Software clients discover new ways in which their software can solve business challenges and bring more value to their organizations. It enables attendees to learn from each other, as well as communicate with product experts and share their crucial input and feedback.

The conference provides a number of activities, such as an on-site Support Center, a trade show floor with software demonstrations, and hands-on labs, which allow the attendees to speak directly with product experts. Conference attendees can evaluate a wide range of Sage Software and third-party products, enabling them to explore the possibilities for building highly integrated end-to-end business management systems for their operations. For more information, please visit the official Sage Summit web site:

About Sage Software

Sage Software supports the needs, challenges and dreams of nearly 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 global 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 or call (866) 308-2378.

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