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Sage helps bring the power of Windows 8 to small to medium sized businesses

Sage creates a new era of Connected Computing for SMBs

25th October 2012 – The Sage Group plc today unveiled its strategy to bring the simplicity, efficiency, enhanced security and flexibility of Sage’s business management software on Windows 8 to small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). Launching four of the first business apps for Windows 8, Sage will help pioneer how businesses can benefit from Windows 8 and next generation mobility through shared R&D and product roadmaps to deliver immersive data and applications on demand.

  • In the UK, Sage 50 Accounts Pulse has been designed to deliver top-line financial information to Owner Managers and company Directors, who need to monitor customers, suppliers, cash flow and profit and loss. With no need for accounts experience and a friendly interface, the app gives users greater financial control and insight
  • In Spain, Sage eFactura Online is an invoicing solution that will help users increase productivity by managing invoices, companies and customers, wherever they are
  • In Germany, Sage Mobile Salary Calculator helps you determine your net salary and enables users to simulate salary developments or simply keeps track of net wages and deductions
  • In France, Sage 100 business mobile is an app that provides the key data dashboard coming from Sage 100, in real time, anytime, anywhere.

“At Sage, we are focused on giving our customers the freedom, confidence and control they need to achieve their business ambitions,” explained Álvaro Ramírez, CEO of Sage Europe. “Our technology agenda has always been driven by innovation that responds to customer needs and we believe Windows 8 has the potential to transform how businesses can search and share data and enjoy unprecedented value from Connected Computing. These apps not only allow existing customers, but also new users in a wider variety of roles, to access the data they need in an easy, meaningful way, whenever and wherever they choose, enabling them to do their job even better and to efficiently manage their business.”

Jay Paulus, director of product marketing, SMB, Windows, Microsoft Corp. added, “We are confident that Sage’s business software and services will help extend next-generation mobility to small and midsize businesses across the world. Sage’s innovative and intuitive apps are a great example for how businesses can benefit from Windows 8.”

About The Sage Group plc

The Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. 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 13,600 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil. For further information please
visit www.sage.com or follow us on Twitter @sagegroupplc

Enquiries:
The Sage Group plc
Ralph Charlton, Corporate Communications:
+ 44 (0) 191 294 3068 or [email protected]

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Jenny Tod:
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