Sage Software Aiming to Sign up All clients Under 'SageCover' Program

'SageCover' ensures comprehensive software service and assurance

October 14, 2010

Sage Software, one of the leading global suppliers of ERP, CRM, and HRM software solutions to medium and large organizations, has announced its plans to sign up all its clients under the 'SageCover' program, the company's umbrella brand for comprehensive software service and assurance. At present, a total of 75 per cent of Sage's clients are part of the program, which is designed to help businesses maximise their investments in the latest Sage industry applications. Offering an automatic upgrade to 'SageCover Extra' - the enhanced version of the support service - for customers who sign up before December 31, 2010, the company is confident that the promotional upgrade will help achieve its goal of a near 100 percent sign up.

By allowing customers to run the most up-to-date software through free regular updates, service packs and hot fixes, 'Sage Cover' saves the user's time that is usually spent watching out for upgrades. The initial year of 'SageCover' is included with the product purchase, with the option to renew the membership to continue receiving all of the benefits of the program after the first year. In addition to saving time and money, the program also allows customers to enjoy special prices for Sage solutions and discounts on training based on multi-year rates.

"The importance of software in the automation and operation of businesses cannot be underestimated, as the need for real time communication, faster production and enhanced efficiency can spell the success or failure of an organisation," said Vikram Suri, Managing Director, Sage Software. "'SageCover' ensures that customers' investment on our leading-edge software is maximised by keeping them up-to-date with the latest version and legislation changes. By offering this robust software support package, we seek to underline our full commitment towards providing not only the best software to help business in the region remain competitive and increase productivity, but also an exceptional software support system to ensure continuous returns on their IT investment."

The enhanced version of 'SageCover' - 'SageCover Extra' - offers new features, including 'Remote Support Direct to the Screen', which allows Sage Software's technicians to remotely access the problematic PC and walk the user through what needs to be done while answering queries quickly. Finally, users can login to view demonstrations of Sage' software conducted by expert technicians online, which covers the most popular topics chosen by customers to help them maximize the use of the software.

"We understand the importance of exhausting software to their full potential in ensuring both efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and 'SageCover' and its continuous evolution underline our commitment to helping our customer get the best out of their investment. We are continuously working to incorporate further enhancements on this product to keep at pace with the developments of our software offerings," concluded Varun Mahajan, Support and Maintenance Executive, Sage Software.

About Sage Group:
Founded in 1981 in North East England, Sage Group PLC is a global company with 6.1 million customers, 13,000 employees and more than 25 years of experience working with small and medium sized businesses. It has built its success on understanding and meeting the needs of customers in their local markets, which has driven its growth as a world-leading provider of business management software and services. While its heritage is in the small business market, it also has the experience and expertise to meet the needs of specific industries and larger organisations. Its products and services are developed and supported locally, thereby ensuring their relevance to the customers and that they are supported by local experts.

For more information, please contact:
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Tel: +971 4 3988134
Fax: +971 4 3988137

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