Introducing Sugar FastStack, Accelerated On-Site Deployments for SugarCRM on Apache, PHP and MySQL

Non-Technical Users can install a complete CRM solution in minutes on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

FastStack customers receive full solution support from SugarCRM.

Cupertino, CA (November 16, 2006) - SugarCRM Inc., the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, today announced the availability of Sugar FastStack, a software support and delivery service that provides a fast and simple way to install a complete open source software solution, including Sugar software, the Apache Web Server, PHP and the MySQL database.

Sugar FastStack delivers the quick set-up of On-Demand solutions with the control and flexibility customers demand from On-Site CRM solutions. Non-technical users can install and go live with industry-leading open source technologies in minutes. The solution is available today for $499 at

"Sugar FastStack eliminates the tradeoff between the fast deployment times of generic On-Demand CRM and the lengthier installation processes of custom On-Site CRM," said John Roberts, Co-founder and CEO of SugarCRM. "With Sugar FastStack, customers gain the deployment speed of On-Demand with the control of On-Site solutions."

Sugar FastStack installs Sugar Professional or Sugar Enterprise along with the rock-solid open source platform consisting of the Apache Web Server, PHP and MySQL database. Sugar FastStack can be installed on all major operating systems, including Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. SugarCRM support is included for the entire FastStack solution.

"Sugar FastStack removes the complexity of installing enterprise software," said Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB. "Combining SugarCRM and MySQL in a user-friendly bundle provides companies with a compelling way to manage and improve the relationships they have with their customers."

Sugar FastStack is purchased in conjunction with Sugar Professional On-Site ($275 per user per year) or Sugar Enterprise on-Site ($449 per user per year). The Sugar FastStack installation process walks the user through a simple wizard that ensures all major components - SugarCRM, Apache, PHP and MySQL - are installed successfully.

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About SugarCRM

SugarCRM is the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software for companies of all sizes. SugarCRM easily adapts to any business environment by offering a more flexible, cost-effective alternative than proprietary applications. SugarCRM's open source architecture allows companies to more easily customize and integrate customer-facing business processes in order to build and maintain more profitable relationships. SugarCRM offers several deployment options, including on-demand, on-premise and appliance-based solutions to suit customers' security, integration and configuration needs.

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