SugarCRM named by eWEEK as a winner in the 7th Annual Excellence awards program

CUPERTINO, CA, June 25, 2007 – SugarCRM Inc. announced today that eWEEK, a Ziff Davis Media publication and one of the industry's leading enterprise IT magazines, has named SugarCRM's Sugar Professional 4.5 a winner in eWEEK's Seventh Annual Excellence Awards program, in the Business Relationship Management category. All of the winning products in this year's program were announced on June 11 at and will be the focus of a comprehensive special report in the June 25 issue of eWEEK.

"SugarCRM is honored to receive eWeek’s excellence award for best business relationship management software," stated John Roberts, CEO and Co-Founder of SugarCRM Inc. "It attests to our belief that when a community of users drive product design and development within an open and transparent framework, true innovation is born."

The eWEEK Excellence Awards program provides enterprise IT professionals with a benchmark for assessing a wide range of technology products and services. Evaluating the entries this year was a panel of experts including eWEEK Labs analysts and eWEEK Corporate Partners, providing a unique mix of technical and real-world analysis.

"The Excellence Awards program allows us to make recommendations about products that respond to the complex and dynamic demands that eWEEK readers are facing," said eWEEK Editorial Director Eric Lundquist. “Opportunities are being created by new technology and by customers' interest in new ways of using that technology."

Proceeds from this year’s Excellence Awards program will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, in support of programs that leverage technology.

About SugarCRM

SugarCRM is the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software for companies of all sizes. Sugar 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. For more information, call (408) 454-6900 or 1 87 SUGARCRM toll free in the US, email, or visit

About eWEEK

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Media Contacts

Tara Spalding, SugarCRM

Craig Oda, Page One PR for SugarCRM