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The CRM Connection and SugarCRM Partner to offer Open Source Platform and Flexible Delivery Options to Colorado Businesses

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Denver, Colorado —November 23, 2010SugarCRM, the world’s fastest growing customer relationship management (CRM) company, today announced a new partnership with The CRM Connection, a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management software systems for small and medium-sized businesses and a Top U.S. ACT! Reseller award recipient in 2008 and 2009. The CRM Connection has added SugarCRM’s commercial solutions to its existing portfolio of solutions, resulting in a full complement of cloud-based CRM solutions ranging from $30-$65 per user per month.

“After a careful evaluation of a number of Cloud-based CRM software packages from industry-leading software vendors, we concluded SugarCRM was the ideal company to partner with,” says John Kaufman, managing partner of The CRM Connection. “SugarCRM complements our existing CRM offerings by providing an affordable hosted and/or on-premise solution to the markets we serve.”

The latest release of Sugar 6 set the bar for ease of use, flexibility and openness for CRM. Sugar 6 was developed with the idea that CRM does not have to be complex to deploy or use, nor too expensive for growing companies. Sugar 6 delivers a clean, bold look and empowers users with the ability to view and consume data from nearly any source. Sugar 6 is designed to run on any cloud service platform or on-premise operating system.

SugarCRM’s award winning commercial products are now delivering proven results for thousands of customers in over 80 languages. The CRM Connection clients can now gain all of the competitive advantages of Sugar Professional and Sugar Enterprise, including:

  • Visibility into their sales pipelines, with deep reporting and forecasting features
  • A closed loop between sales and marketing teams with strong, yet simple to use marketing automation tools
  • The ability to increase customer satisfaction through industry-leading customer service and support tools

“We are looking forward to partnering with The CRM Connection,” said Jeff Campbell, vice president of channel sales at SugarCRM. “Our partnership makes it possible for even more customers to experience the open, flexible solutions SugarCRM has to offer.”

About The CRM Connection
The CRM Connection helps businesses in North America do what they do even better using customer relationship management software developed by SugarCRM and Sage Software. The CRM Connection provides customized business solutions focusing on the needs of sales, marketing, customer service, and management teams. The CRM Connection is a full-service consulting firm providing design, installation, customization, training, and support services. Our solutions support small and medium-sized businesses as well as teams within large businesses. The CRM Connection’s headquarters are in Denver, Colorado, with satellite offices in Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York.

For more information, call 866-456-7808, visit www.thecrmconnection.com, or email john@thecrmconnection.com.

About SugarCRM
SugarCRM makes CRM Simple. As the world's fastest growing customer relationship management company, 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 www.sugarcrm.com.

Media Contacts:

North America

John Kaufman, The CRM Connection
john@thecrmconnection.com
303-278-2737

Britt Gottlieb, Schwartz Communications for SugarCRM
SugarCRM@schwartzcomm.com
415-512-0770

Deutschland

Svenja Op gen Oorth/Anja Klauck
Eloquenza
+49-(0)89-242038-0
sugarcrm@eloquenza.de

France

Veronique Loquet
ALX’Communication
+33 (0) 668 427 968
vloquet@alx-communication.com

U.K.

Martha de Monclin
Bijou PR
+44 (0)777 168 2434
Martha@bijoupr.com