SugarCRM Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand 100 Winner

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Recognized for creating new opportunities in on-demand software,
cloud computing, and SaaS

CUPERTINO, Calif. — May 20, 2013 — SugarCRM, the company that makes every user a customer expert, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners.  Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. SugarCRM was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

SugarCRM and the OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnDemand event on May 20th, 2013, at Hewlett-Packard’s Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto, CA. Lila Tretikov, SugarCRM’s chief product officer, will participate in a panel titled "Staying Ahead of the Sales Innovation Curve” from 1:00 PM to 1:40 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 21st 2013.

The OnDemand two-day exclusive event treats attendees to a high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the SaaS, cloud, on-demand, and mobile enterprise sectors.

“The world of the cloud is beginning to live up to its promise of expanding and enhancing almost every sector of the technology world.  Public, private, and hybrid, the cloud infrastructure companies that can provide the most robust, always-on performance are the ones that are propelling us into a completely new digital age,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn.  “This year’s OnDemand 100 winners represent the companies that are not only providing the space to develop daring, indispensible applications for a growing and increasingly mobile universe, they’re making sure that everyone has their information, data, media, and apps whenever and wherever they happen to be.  The innovations these companies are developing go beyond consumer, beyond business enterprise—it’s the future, in the palm of your hand, on your desktop, in your car.  The on-demand paradigm is computing, and the Global Silicon Valley has never been more ready to take on its challenge.

The OnDemand 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders.  The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.

A full list of all the OnDemand 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

http://aonetwork.com/announcing-the-2013-ondemand-100-top-private-companies/

“We’re pleased to be recognized as part of the prestigious OnDemand 100 for the fourth consecutive year,” said Larry Augustin, SugarCRM’s chief executive officer. “Our business was up by more than 60 percent growth last year fueled by deeper penetration into the enterprise space, growing mid-market traction worldwide and an active channel network that is driving growth into new markets.  More companies around the world are reaping the benefits of leveraging the latest CRM technology to create fantastic customer experiences.”

About SugarCRM

SugarCRM delivers an integrated solution that empowers every user who interacts with customers to better understand and engage their customer, so every connection drives value. SugarCRM’s market-leading open Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform delivers the agility, flexibility, and security required to equip each customer facing professional with the information and tools they need to know their customers better, do their job better, and deliver a consistent, superior customer experience across the organization, every time. SugarCRM applications have been downloaded more than 11 million times and currently help over 1.2M end users across disciplines effectively engage their customers. Over 6,500 organizations 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 and Customer Interaction Solutions.

For more information, call (408) 454-6900 or 1 87 SUGARCRM toll-free in the US, email contact@sugarcrm.com, or visit www.sugarcrm.com. You can also connect with SugarCRM on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.

Contact

Jay Mejia
SugarCRM
408-824-3897
jmejia@sugarcrm.com

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