SugarExchange Partners Add Immediate Value to Sugar 6

SugarCRM's Strong Partner Network is Fast to Support the Landmark Release of Sugar 6 With Integrations and Upgrades That Extend the Reach of Your CRM Without Extending Your Wallet

Cupertino, Calif. - July 13 - SugarCRM, the leading provider of open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, has seen its SugarExchange partner network quickly create and extend their certified add-on modules and connectors to Sugar 6, the world's most intuitive, flexible and open CRM system.

Users of Sugar 6 can now access and deploy dozens of powerful tools to extend their CRM deployments. Available extensions and connectors include tools to aid collaboration, demand generation, e-mail management, data quality and integration, sales proposal generation, sales 2.0, social networking and telephony integration. SugarExchange partners with Sugar 6-certified listings include industry leaders Box.net, Fonality, InsideView, Pardot, Experian QAS, salesElement and Talend, among others.

"Sugar 6 brings the full power of social CRM to the broad SugarCRM ecosystem, and does so with a very modern and usable interface," said Umberto Milletti, chief executive officer and founder of InsideView, a Sales 2.0 leader and developer of the market-leading Sales Intelligence application SalesView. "We encourage all users to experience SalesView FREE - a magic window inside Sugar 6 - to find qualified prospects, track critical business events, and connect with decision-makers through social networking and social media."

"Sugar 6 represents the future of CRM, and our customers are excited about the great new look and feel," said Adam Blitzer, chief operating officer and founder of Pardot, a leading marketing automation provider. "Pardot combined with Sugar 6 offers powerful closed loop marketing solutions that are simple to use and at an attractive cost of ownership."

"As the leading provider of open source data management solutions, Talend is very excited to see Sugar 6 come to the market," said Vincent Pineau, vice president and general manager, Talend Americas. "With its earlier versions, SugarCRM has proven that open source is indeed enterprise-ready, offering tremendous productivity gains and cost savings. Sugar 6 is set to redefine the CRM market and represents another giant step in enterprise-readiness."

"We're honored to be a part of the Sugar 6 revolution," says Amit Davé, president of salesElement. "With the additional features and power of the enhanced user experience, we're excited to continue to seamlessly mesh our award-winning proposal software solution with a world-class CRM system. Sugar 6 with seProposals creates an unbeatable duo."

"Sugar 6 is designed to increase data accessibility and usage to enhance reporting capabilities and help SugarCRM customers achieve a more accurate customer and prospect view," said David Northridge, vice president of client retention, Experian QAS. "As a SugarExchange vendor, we look forward to helping the SugarCRM community improve their data quality to get the most out of their CRM investment."

"We share the vision that Sugar 6 will extend SugarCRM's position in driving the value of timely and contextual data within social networks and applications to its customers," said Eyal Shavit, SnapLogic senior vice president of products. "SugarCRM provides a free connector, or "Snap" in the SnapStore, giving SugarCRM users instant access to every system supported by SnapLogic, integrating data from SaaS applications, social media, and internal databases and applications. A free trial of SnapLogic and SugarCRM is available at http://store.snaplogic.com/products/sugarcrm.

Sugar 6 is generally available for deployment right now. To take advantage of the flexibility and ease of use in Sugar 6, visit www.sugarcrm.com for a free trial account or to speak with a SugarCRM expert. Certified extensions for Sugar 6 can be found at www.sugarexchange.com.

About SugarCRM

SugarCRM makes CRM Simple. As the world's leading provider of open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, SugarCRM applications have been downloaded more than seven million times and currently serve over 600,000 end users in 80 languages. Over 6,000 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.

For more information, call (408) 454-6900 or 1 87 SUGARCRM toll-free in the US, email contact@sugarcrm.com, or visit http://www.sugarcrm.com.

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