|By Business Wire||
|July 17, 2014 12:41 PM EDT||
SugarCRM, Inc., the company that enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative and affordable CRM solution in the market, today announced it has been recognized as a "Visionary" in Gartner's Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant 2014 .
"We are extremely honored to be recognized by Gartner as a CRM visionary for two consecutive years," said Larry Augustin, SugarCRM CEO. "We believe our unique focus on the individual and helping companies manage their customer relationships throughout the entire lifecycle — combined with a superior value proposition and innovative solution — continues to secure placement in the SFA Magic Quadrant.”
This year's placement is the fifth consecutive time SugarCRM has appeared in the Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant and the second consecutive year as a Visionary. Gartner evaluated 15 vendors for the 2014 report based on each company's completeness of vision and its ability to execute on that vision. The full 2014 report can be downloaded at http://www.gartner.com/reprints/sugarcrm?id=1-1XF1P80&ct=140715&st=sb.
We believe SugarCRM's position in the Magic Quadrant reflects the company's continued innovation in CRM. Since its 2004 inception, the company has set itself apart from with a clear vision, and today has a unique solution that empowers individuals at every level of the organization to better understand and engage with customers. The company has also evolved with the demands of modern business to incorporate key mobile, analytics and social features into its CRM offerings. With 19 quarters of consecutive growth and a growing customer roster nearly 7,500 companies strong, SugarCRM is well-positioned to continue disrupting the fastest-growing sector in enterprise software in the coming years.
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SugarCRM enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) solution on the market. By placing the individual at the center of its solution, SugarCRM is putting the “i” in CRM and empowering people at all levels of an organization to better understand and engage with customers. Based in Silicon Valley, SugarCRM is backed by Goldman Sachs, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, NEA, and Walden International. More than 1.5M individuals in 120 countries rely on SugarCRM. To learn more visit SugarCRM or follow @SugarCRM.
 Gartner, Inc., Rob Desisto, July 15, 2014.