In what company officials say is a bid to widen its market coverage in the small to medium-sized business (SMB) enterprise segments, business applications company Sage has signed a Partner agreement with Tasaa Netcom to offer Sage Accpac ERP in the Mumbai market.
In addition to providing implementation services, Tasaa has also signed as a Development Partner of Sage to "provide industry specific products and locally relevant add-ons on the Sage Accpac ERP platform." The Tasaa team has also built up skills on the Sage Business Intelligence tool, Sage Accpac Insight.
Tasaa officials say the partnership with Sage will allow Tasaa to offer "value added products to the Trading, Services and Manufacturing sectors."
Sage India Managing Director Thomas Abraham said "we believe the team at Tasaa has the necessary skills and domain expertise to make this happen. Sage remains committed to the Partner model."
Ameet Shah , Managing Director Tasaa Netcom, said the partnership with Sage "will help us move to the next level of providing business applications like ERP to our customers."
In related news, earlier this month Sage CRM Solutions, part of the Sage Group, has announced initial progress of its Sage CRM Solutions 2010 strategy, described by company officials as "a product and technology vision" announced in March.
The strategy, according to the Sage officials, guides global development of the Sage CRM Solutions product family comprised of ACT! by Sage, Sage CRM, and Sage SalesLogix. Milestones detailed at the Sage Software (News
) Insights North American business partner conference include embedded Sage CRM within the new Sage MAS 90 and 200 Extended Enterprise Suites, Sage SalesLogix Mobile v5.1, and a new partner-hosted ACT! subscription offering.
CRM 2010 "recognizes distinct business needs of various CRM user types and supports them by applying open Web standards to connect front- and back-office processes," create interoperability with the Sage CRM Solutions family and "incorporate on-demand capabilities and emerging Web 2.0 technologies," company officials say.
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