IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2008) - Sage Software announced today its 2008 Business Partner of the Year recipients and Million Dollar Achievers for its channel partner community. Business Partner of the Year honors are given to top ranking business partners for each of Sage Software's various product lines and solutions groups, including in the following categories: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) products; Customer Relationship Management (CRM) products; Construction and Real Estate (CRE) products; Nonprofit Solutions (NPS) products, and; Employer Solutions (ES) products. Million Dollar Achievers are business partners who have exceeded one million dollars in business with these Sage products. Business Partner of the Year recipients and Million Dollar Achievers are based on performance during Sage Software's 2008 fiscal year, which ran from October 1st, 2007 to September 30th, 2008. The Sage Software Business Partners of the Year for 2008 are:

--  Blytheco, LLC, Laguna Hills, CA, for Sage ERP products, and Overall
    Business Management Division (BMD) Partner of the Year;
--  Infinity Info Systems Corporation, New York, NY, for Sage CRM
--  MIS Group, Dallas, TX, for Sage CRE products;
--  NFP Consultants, Inc., St. Louis, MO, for Sage NPS products, and;
--  Galaxy Technologies, Inc., Madison, WI, for Sage ES products.

Top earning partners who surpassed the one million dollar mark in total sales for Sage Software product lines and achieved Million Dollar status for 2008 include (in alphabetical order):

--  Accordant Company LLC, Whippany, NJ
--  ADSS Global, Miami, FL
--  Aktion Associates Inc, Maumee, OH
--  Alliance Solutions Group, Brandon, FL
--  Arxis Technology, Inc., Simi Valley, CA
--  BAASS Business Solutions, Thornhill, ON
--  Bangert Computer Systems, Burlington, IA
--  BCS/ProSoft, Inc., San Antonio, TX
--  Blytheco, LLC, Laguna Hills, CA
--  Brainsell Technologies LLC, Ipswich, MA
--  CA-Plus Inc, Toronto, ON
--  CFO on the go co, Temecula, CA
--  CIS Consulting Group, Charlotte, NC
--  CompuData, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
--  Construction Real Estate Software, Mill Valley, CA
--  Constructive Solutions For Business, Vancouver, BC
--  Con-Tec Management Systems Inc, Concord, CA
--  Contractor Business Solutions, Monroe, WA
--  Cornerstone Solutions, Oak Brook, IL
--  Crouch, Slavin & Company, Tulsa, OK
--  Delphia Consulting LLC, Columbus, OH
--  Digitek Inc, Gilbert, AZ
--  Dresser & Associates Inc., Scarborough, ME
--  Emerald TC, LLC, Suwanee, GA
--  Eos Group Inc, Scottsdale, AZ
--  FCA Technologies, Falls Church, VA
--  Fortsum Solutions D Affaires, Laval, QC
--  Galaxy Technologies Inc, Madison, WI
--  Hagel & Company, Puyallup, WA
--  HighTower, Incorporated, Skokie, IL
--  Idysys, Irvine, CA
--  Infinity Info Systems Corporation, New York, NY
--  ISM Barsa - Portland, Portland, OR
--  JMT Consulting Group, Patterson, NY
--  Logical Construction Concepts, Pleasant Hill, CA
--  MIS Group, Dallas, TX
--  Net@Work, Inc., New York, NY
--  NFP Consultants, Inc., Saint Louis, MO
--  Practical Software Solutions, Concord, NC
--  SGS Technology Group, Ogden, UT
--  Skyline Business Systems, Beaverton, OR
--  Socius, Brecksville, OH
--  Software Professional Center, West Haven, UT
--  SWK Technologies, Inc., Livingston, NJ
--  Technology Advisors, Inc., Des Plaines, IL
--  Techware LLC, Lakeville, MN
--  The Strategies Group, Suwanee, GA
--  THG Sales Automation , Wilmington, MA
--  United Solutions, Marlborough, MA
--  WAC Consulting, Inc., Northborough, PA
--  Zybertech Const Software Services, Red Deer, AB

The Overall Business Partner of the Year for combined Sage Software business for fiscal year 2008 will be announced on January 29th, 2009, at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa in Kauai, HI, as part of Sage Software's President's Circle and Chairman's Club awards ceremony for 2008, an annual program honoring the company's top-producing business partners.

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Sage Software supports the needs, challenges and dreams of nearly 2.9 million small and medium-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 business management software and services to small and medium-sized businesses. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989. Sage Group now has 5.7 million customers and employs over 14,800 people worldwide. For more information, please visit the web site at or call (866) 308-2378.

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