JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 3 May 2021 – Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced the new Sage Business Cloud Marketplace in South Africa. It provides Sage customers with a curated selection of cloud-native, and cloud-connected apps to help businesses perform at their best.
The new Sage Marketplace supports the evolution of Sage partners and independent software vendors (ISVs) and establishes a path to the cloud for ISVs and partners that are not yet deep in the cloud. It features a dramatically enhanced customer experience, along with better process automation and self-service capabilities for ISVs.
“The new Sage ISV Marketplace demonstrates the strength of the Sage SaaS ecosystem,” says Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president for Africa & Middle East at Sage. “The many apps and add-ons on offer from our ISVs and partners enable our customers to access curated capabilities and solutions, including bespoke applications for vertical industries, that can help them grow, all from a single, trusted platform.”
Says Bensch: “The Sage Business Cloud Marketplace offers our customers access to our whole ecosystem, giving them easy access to tools and functionality that drive productivity and efficiency. It is also a strategic toolkit for Sage accountants and resellers wanting to help their customers increase their business performance.”
Listed on the Sage Marketplace in South Africa are leading apps such as Stock2Shop’s eCommerce connectors, AutoEntry and Prophix. The new Sage Marketplace strengthens the value of products and services within the Sage Business Cloud for customers, with an array of integrated apps. These solutions simplify business processes, helping customers grow through richer insights and elevated automation.
Aziz Benmalek, executive vice-president, global partner organization at Sage, says: “The new Sage Marketplace enables a seamless end-to-end journey for Sage’s app developers, from onboarding to discovery. They can promote their apps to over two million Sage customers worldwide. Through strong partnerships, we are proud to provide our customers with the tools they need to thrive.”
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