Craig Charlton

Welcome to the New SugarCRM

Blog Post created by Craig Charlton Employee on Jul 31, 2019

Today we’ve made some announcements that will fundamentally change the way businesses utilize CRM. As you know, our recent acquisitions of Collabspot, Salesfusion and a business intelligence team have moved us firmly into the realm of customer experience (CX). Many of you are already seeing benefits and offering additional value. We are deeply grateful for your loyalty and being the best part of Sugar.

 

I’d like you to re-read my first sentence above; it’s not hyperbole. Our vision is to create a world where companies cultivate customers for life by anticipating and fulfilling needs before customers realize they have them. And today, as the first of many steps towards realizing this vision, we are announcing three products built on our CX platform. These solutions address the needs of the three departments that drive customer experience - marketing, sales, and support. I am pleased to announce the following CX applications, available immediately:

  • Sugar Market – The all-you-need marketing automation solution designed to supercharge marketing efficiency and productivity (formerly Salesfusion)
  • Sugar Sell – The award-winning sales automation solution renowned for its intuitive user interface, extensibility, and customer satisfaction
  • Sugar Serve – An all-new customer engagement center solution designed to streamline case management and issue resolution

While we are introducing a lot of change at Sugar, there are some things that will not change. We are still a company that makes customer experience easy and accessible for everyone, allowing marketing, sales and services professionals to focus on high-impact, value-adding activities that create customers for life.

 

The Sugar Difference

We are also announcing our three pillars - the core tenets upon which we are building our value proposition and differentiation. Sugar’s new Intelligent Customer Experience platform which unifies disparate data into a single customer data model is one of our three key differentiators - the architectural foundation on which the new portfolio was built. The second is No-Touch Information Management, enabling users to spend less time entering and finding data and more time making positive customer outcomes. The third differentiator is Continuous Cloud Innovation, allowing you to trust in the most modern, durable, and future-proof CX platform on the market – delivered as a native AWS application.

 

These three key pillars are designed to cement the Sugar value proposition and will propel you, our customers, into the future - and enabling them to exceed expectations. They were conceived with your success in mind, and it is our goal to continue to advance our progress on these pillars as we take the next steps into a brave new world of CX.

 

Rapid Innovation...and More

We are going to lead and drive success on many levels with these changes. And then? We’ll repeat the process. That’s our promise to you--we’ll never stop improving on the tools and services that make technology not only useful, but vital to your business. Calling the New Sugar a 360-degree customer view is to sell it short, to be blunt. It’s much more than that.

 

A Final Word

For more information on today’s announcement, please see today’s press release, the FAQ or contact your sales representative. Finally, we’ll be issuing an additional press release tomorrow regarding Sugar Serve and the Summer ‘19 release. We’ll also be holding a webinar on August 14 to address all of the above as well as your questions; you may register here.

 

Please join me in launching the New Sugar--it’s going to be a great ride, and we’re thrilled to have you along with us.

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