SugarCRM Announces Integrated Solution for IBM i Customers

SUGARCON, CUPERTINO, Calif -- April 6, 2011 – SugarCRM, the world's fastest growing customer relationship management company, today announced the new IBM i Solution Edition for SugarCRM, a fully integrated solution that offers customers more control over their data, ability to leverage IBM investments and an intuitive, flexible and open CRM solution powered by IBM systems for private and hosted cloud deployments.

IBM i Solution Edition for SugarCRM combines the highly available IBM i® operating system and IBM POWER7® processor-based Power Systems servers with SugarCRM software to help reduce the cost, complexity and risk of deploying a modern CRM solution. Through a combination of joint innovation and technology leadership, the IBM i Solution Edition for SugarCRM helps provide maximum flexibility to clients across hardware, operating system and CRM application selection and delivery choices. This powerful solution also enables time to value and superior support from collaborative IBM and SugarCRM service teams. Based on technology developed by SugarCRM and its global alliance partner – IBM – the IBM i Solution Edition for SugarCRM delivers:

  • A modern CRM platform that utilizes the full power of IBM i to deliver high availability, massive scalability and industry-leading energy efficiency
  • Lower cost of acquisition through specialty pricing and lower total cost of ownership through reduced maintenance and ongoing support costs
  • Superior service and support via highly coordinated, joint service teams

“SugarCRM is committed to offering our users the freedom to choose how and where they deploy their CRM system,” said Clint Oram, co-founder and CTO of SugarCRM. “The system i environment has proven itself as a leading deployment platform in the market, and we are excited to continue delivering combined private and public cloud-based solutions for system i users around the world.”


About SugarCRM

SugarCRM makes CRM Simple. As the world's fastest growing customer relationship management (CRM) company, SugarCRM applications have been downloaded more than nine million times and currently serve over 800,000 end users in 80 languages. Over 7,000 customers have chosen SugarCRM's On-Site and Cloud Computing services over proprietary alternatives. SugarCRM has been recognized for its customer success and product innovation by CRM Magazine, InfoWorld, Customer Interaction Solutions and Intelligent Enterprise.
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