San Francisco, Calif., SugarCon '10, booth #308 (PRWEB) April 13, 2010
Box.net, a leading Cloud Content Management provider, and SugarCRM, the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, today announced a strategic partnership that brings the power of Box.net's Cloud Content Management and collaboration capabilities to CRM users on the Sugar Open Cloud. The announcement was made today at SugarCon, SugarCRM's annual customer and partner event.
Now, SugarCRM users will be able to instantly access and share product datasheets, contracts, demo videos, and other relevant content from Box when logged in to SugarCRM via the brand new Shortcut Bar in version 6.0. They'll also have the ability to set up and access shared workspaces within SugarCRM to collaborate with key contacts, as well as contractors outside of their SugarCRM deployment.
"Box.net for SugarCRM connects employees in disparate teams spread across the globe, as well as partners, customers, and vendors outside an organization, with a powerful Cloud Content Management solution," said Karen Appleton, Box.net Vice President of Business Development. "By adding Box to SugarCRM, businesses can access and control the content available for their sales associates to share with prospects and customers, and teams can collaborate on ongoing projects."
"We're thrilled to partner with Box.net, which aligns its vision with ours in recognizing the power of the cloud for businesses of all sizes," said Clint Oram, SugarCRM Co-founder and Vice President of Products. "Thanks to both of our open platforms, businesses can now seamlessly integrate their favorite Cloud Content Management platform with the CRM software that their marketing, sales, support, and executive management teams rely on."
Box.net for SugarCRM is available immediately on the Box Business and Enterprise editions for all SugarCRM customers (Community, Professional, and Enterprise). SugarCon attendees can stop by the Box booth (#308) for an in-person demo. For more information or to purchase the solution, please visit sugarexchange.com. For screenshots and other press materials, please visit box.net/sugarcrmpress.
Founded in 2005, Box.net provides Cloud Content Management for over 3.5 million users and companies ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Box.net's dynamic, flexible content management and collaboration solution empowers users to access and share content online, and gives IT professionals unprecedented visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Box.net is a privately held company and is backed by venture capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson, ScaleVP and U.S. Venture Partners.
SugarCRM is the world's leading provider of open source customer relationship management (CRM) software. Over 6,000 customers and more than half a million users rely on SugarCRM to execute marketing programs, grow sales, retain customers and create custom business applications. Leading publications such as CRM Magazine, InfoWorld and eWeek praise SugarCRM for its ease-of-use, flexibility and open design. SugarCRM runs on the leading cloud computing platforms, including Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Sugar On-Demand and Private Clouds, offering customers unparalleled choice and control of their data and deployments.