Consona is to be praised for obtaining the Top 15 honor, as ISM's software selection process is strenuous and comprehensive
(Vocus) April 30, 2009
Indianapolis, April 30, 2009 - Consona Corporation (Consona), a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes, today announced that Consona CRM has been named to ISM, Inc.'s Top 15 CRM Enterprise Software Award recipients for 2009. ISM, Inc., CRM and contact center strategic advisors, honors CRM industry leaders annually with the Top 15 award. This marks Consona's 11th consecutive win.
"The winners of the 2009 Top 15 continue to raise the bar for the CRM community with significant advancements in both functionality and connectibility," said Barton Goldenberg, president, ISM. "Mobile access--as well as social media--is of increased importance to sales and marketing professionals and their always-on, always-connected digital clients."
Consona CRM was chosen after intensive testing by the ISM Software Lab at its Bethesda, Md.-based headquarters. Each package was rated according to 217 selection criteria, including 102 business functions, 51 technical features, 36 implementation capabilities, 11 real-time criteria and 17 user-support features.
"Consona is to be praised for obtaining the Top 15 honor, as ISM's software selection process is strenuous and comprehensive," said Goldenberg. "Consona is clearly is a leader in the CRM industry."
Consona CRM provides a wide range of fully integrated CRM software applications, specializing in customer service and support. In addition to its product lines, Consona also offers a number of pre-configured, cost-effective solutions that meet industry, departmental, business function, and/or methodology-based needs.
"We are honored to be recognized for the 11th consecutive year by industry experts at ISM as a leader in CRM," said Tom Millay, general manager of Consona CRM. "This award reflects our continued commitment to delivering innovative, best-in-class technology that helps our clients meet and exceed their customer satisfaction objectives."
The Top 15 selections are featured in ISM's 17th edition of The Guide to CRM Automation and in a Top 15 CD available at (http://www.ismguide.com).
About Consona Corporation
Consona Corporation (Consona, formerly known as M2M Holdings, Inc.) is a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes. Consona is dedicated to becoming a valued business partner by helping each and every customer continuously improve business processes over time. Toward this mission, Consona invests in the people, processes, technology and tools needed to provide its customers with a unique combination of customer care; product fit; a broad range of consulting, IT and business services; and industry expertise. Consona serves more than 4,500 customers worldwide and across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, financial services, health care, high tech, and local government. Battery Ventures and Thoma Bravo jointly own Consona. For further information, visit http://www.consona.com , e-mail info @ consona.com, or call (888) 8 CONSONA.
Founded in 1985, ISM Inc. offers strategic advisor services to organizations planning and implementing Social Media, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Contact Center initiatives. ISM annually publishes The Guide to CRM Automation and Top 15 CRM and Real Time CRM software reviews. Barton Goldenberg, founder and president of ISM, is the author of CRM in Real Time (published by Information Today) and CRM Automation (published by Prentice Hall) and is a columnist for a number of publications including CRM Magazine. Our list of clients includes the American Automobile Association (AAA), Amtrak, IBM, ExxonMobil, McGraw Hill, Nike, PepsiCo, Roche, T. Rowe Price, United Way, Xerox, and the US Department of Defense. To learn more, go to http://www.ismguide.com or call (301) 656-8448.
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