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New Sage ERP X3 Helps Businesses Do More, Faster, and From Anywhere

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- Sage North America today announced the new Sage ERP X3 version 7, a global business management solution for midsized companies, designed to address businesses' top challenges of winning new customers, reducing operating costs and growing revenue. Because companies with more accessible, usable data grow faster, Sage ERP X3 version 7 brings flexibility and an entirely redesigned Web and mobile experience, giving all employees the information they need wherever they are.

"We needed to automate our processes and increase efficiencies right across our business. Sage ERP X3 version 7 does just that," said Stephanie McConnell, CFO, Vacuum Engineering & Materials. "It is really easy to use and we can access information on mobile devices, making our business and our people more efficient, which ultimately means we can focus on growing our business."

How well employees can access, share and use information has a tremendous impact on a company's ability to serve customers and grow revenue. Simplifying the management of complex business processes across the organization, Sage ERP X3 version 7 provides users with personal dashboards and intelligence tools, allowing them to monitor performance, serve customers better and be notified of events that require attention, when and where it is needed. Above all, its scalability and global management capabilities help businesses adapt to change quickly and expand into new markets, without expensive software and infrastructure costs.

Joe Langner, executive vice president and general manager of midmarket solutions for Sage North America, said: "A recent research study commissioned by Sage indicated that midmarket companies with improved data accessibility, quality, intelligence and usability can expect 35% more incremental revenue year over year than lower-performing companies. That's roughly $980,000 incremental revenue a year for a company earning $42M annually in gross revenue, which is significant for any business.

"As companies grow, they can lose agility and profitable growth. Sage ERP X3 version 7 provides the tools to simplify and speed up the use of information to revive this growth."

The redesigned Sage ERP X3 version 7 tackles businesses' most pressing challenges with a host of new features, including a new intuitive Web and mobile interface based on HTML5 that supports common browsers and is highly personalizable by users. Version 7 also offers a variety of apps and comes with a mobility development kit, compatible with iOS, Windows Phone and most Android devices.

More information on the research study can be found here. For more on Sage ERP X3, please visit SageERPX3.com or follow us on Twitter @SageERPX3. Version 7 is the latest release of the Sage ERP solution for the midmarket, serving 4,500 customers and over 219,000 users globally.

About The Sage Group, plc

We provide small and medium-sized organizations with a range of easy-to-use, secure, and efficient business management software and services -- from accounting and payroll to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and payments. Our customers receive continuous advice and support through our global network of local experts to help them solve their business problems, giving them the confidence to achieve their business ambitions. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 12,700 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia, and Brazil.

Sage ERP X3 is Sage Group's global ERP solution for mid-sized companies and subsidiaries of large groups with international demands. For over 10 years, Sage ERP X3 has been a proven and comprehensive ERP solution addressing mid-market companies' specific requirements and challenges in industries from manufacturing and services to distribution and many more. 4,500 customers in 60 countries worldwide have chosen Sage ERP X3 because helps companies grow forward with faster, simpler and flexible ERP.

For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at Sage.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, Facebook.com/Sage, and Twitter, Twitter.com/SageNAmerica.

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