TOPSFIELD, MA--(Marketwired - January 22, 2016) - BrainSell announced today that it has achieved Elite status, the highest tier in the SugarCRM channel partner program. As a value-added reseller of the SugarCRM platform, BrainSell has demonstrated continuous sales growth and advancement within Sugar's Partner Program. Not only is BrainSell one of the Top-12 Elite Partners globally, but they also achieved the #1 spot as top global reseller.

BrainSell was also recently named Act-On Software's #1 Channel Partner. Act-On is one of the top natively-integrated marketing automation platforms for Sugar. With over 35% sales growth in 2015, BrainSell continues to keep the focus on the client experience as top priority during the scaling process. BrainSell credits their team's vision and technical capabilities in achieving the goal of becoming SugarCRM's #1 Channel Partner.

"The number one goal is always that our clients aren't experiencing any growing pains," said Jim Ward, president of BrainSell. "It is a pleasure to know that our success derives from our clients' individual improvement. Without them, none of this would be possible."

SugarCRM Elite Partners have attained the highest level of recognition in the company's channel partner program by building large-scale, growing businesses that provide consulting, implementation, integration, training and development services for Sugar; meeting or exceeding standards for technical proficiency and professional certification in Sugar products; and demonstrating consistent success implementing Sugar in hosted, on-premises, and private cloud environments.

"Our partners are vital to the achievement of our vision of building extraordinary customer relationships," said Clint Oram, SugarCRM co-founder and chief technology officer. "Their industry-leading expertise in CRM solutions combined with Sugar yield SugarCRM solutions and implementations that transform businesses around the world. We are honored to have BrainSell be part of our top echelon of channel partners in 2016."

SugarCRM has built a unique channel program of CRM experts with more than 230 channel partners across 31 countries meeting the diverse CRM needs of enterprise organizations.

About BrainSell

BrainSell is a leading advisory and technology consultancy that provides companies of all sizes with a competitive advantage that comes from best-of-class business software, services and unbiased advice. Since their founding in 1994, BrainSell has transformed from a regional boutique software reseller into a leading provider of unrivaled business strategy, best-of-class software, development, and implementation for clients of all sizes, across all industries.

About SugarCRM

SugarCRM enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative, flexible and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) solution on the market. Unlike traditional CRM solutions that focus primarily on management and reporting, Sugar empowers the individual, coordinating the actions of customer-facing employees and equipping them with the right information at the right time to transform the customer experience. Based in Silicon Valley, SugarCRM is backed by Goldman Sachs, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, NEA and Walden International. More than 1.5 million individuals in over 120 countries rely on SugarCRM. To learn more visit SugarCRM or follow @SugarCRM.

NOTE: SugarCRM and the SugarCRM logo are registered trademarks of SugarCRM Inc. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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