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Sage ACT! 2013 Expands Mobile, Social and E-Marketing Capabilities

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Scottsdale, Ariz. (September 5, 2012)Sage North America today announced availability of the 25th Anniversary Edition Sage ACT! 2013 contact and customer management products for small and midsized businesses. Mobile capabilities for use with devices including iPhone®, iPad® and AndroidTM among others expand the 2013 release which includes social media, e-marketing and smart task automation capabilities. Sage ACT! is used by over 2.8 million individuals and 59,000 companies as a business command center, integrating relationship and sales details, critical desktop and back-office applications, web services and social media tools to propel sales results.

“Sage is focused on helping customers take advantage of mobile devices and the cloud to better manage business workflow,” said Dan Wilzoch, SVP & GM for Sage CRM Solutions in North America. “Sage ACT! 2013 delivers on this vision, addressing the contemporary productivity trends our customers and many technology observers have identified as essential for making contact with prospects and customers and building these relationships to drive revenue-generating results.”

The 2012 SMB Group Mobile Solutions survey reveals 76% of small businesses use mobile solutions to support business functions. Working more easily from remote locations (63%), accessing people and information faster (53%), improving customer service (41%), and increasing sales (22%) were noted by small businesses as top benefits of providing mobile solutions to their employees.

New Sage ACT! 2013 addresses small business technology trends:

Sage ACT! is the #1 Contact and Customer Management choice of small businesses and sales teams designed to build the long-lasting, profitable relationships businesses thrive on. Sage ACT! makes it easy to manage everything related to contacts and schedules even while on the move and functions as a business command center, organizing relationship details and connecting to business-critical services, desktop and web-based productivity tools, and social media to help users achieve the results they seek. Sage ACT! integrations include Microsoft® Outlook®, Word and Excel®. Google® integration helps users manage business and personal Gmail®, Google Contacts and Google CalendarTM details within Sage ACT!.

Sage ACT! Pro 2013 is available for $269.99 MSRP (upgrade $199.95 MSRP). Sage ACT! Premium 2013 including Windows®, web and Sage ACT! Premium Mobile,1 plus additional security and administration features for teams sharing a database is $549.99 MSRP (upgrade $359.95 MSRP).

Sage ACT! Connect is available for $69.95 per user, per year, and Sage E-marketing for ACT! pricing starts at $14.95 per month.

Customers can also protect and extend their Sage ACT! investment with a variety of comprehensive maintenance and support offerings available at: www.ACT.com/SBC

There are more than 80 Sage ACT! Add-on solutions that further extend Sage ACT! 2013 with shipping, project planning, Voice-over-IP and other capabilities available at: http://www.act.com/Products-and-Services/Add-on-Solutions

Sage ACT! products and services are also available from Sage ACT! Certified Consultants listed at www.act.com/certifiedconsultants. For more information call 866-903-0006 or visit: NA.Sage.Com/Sage-ACT and http://community.act.com

About Sage
Sage is a leading global supplier of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs more than 12,600 people and supports more than 6 million customers worldwide. For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at NA.Sage.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, Facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter, Twitter.com/SageNAmerica.

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