|By PR Newswire||
|April 25, 2007 10:00 AM EDT||
CUPERTINO, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SugarCRM, the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, today announced that it will host the first ever SugarCRM Global Developer Conference, May 3-5, 2007, at the Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose, California. HP, Intel, Microsoft, MySQL, Novell, Pervasive, Oracle and Sun are among the industry leaders sponsoring the conference, which is designed for developers, administrators, users, and managers of CRM projects.
The SugarCRM Global Developer Conference (GDC) offers over 40 sessions, including a keynote address from SugarCRM CEO John Roberts with special guest Jonathan Schwartz, CEO of Sun Microsystems, sponsor presentations from Oracle, HP, Pervasive, MySQL and Intel, and breakout sessions tailored for developers, IT managers, and SugarCRM users. Breakout topics include "Building a Business Around SugarCRM" from community member David Moceri, "Implementing SugarCRM in the Developing World" by SugarCRM partner David O'Keefe, discussions on the SugarCRM product and technical roadmap, as well as 'How-To" sessions to educate users and administrators on advanced SugarCRM functionality.
"The SugarCRM Global Developer Conference is a further validation of the power of Commercial Open Source to build a great business by fostering a vibrant community of business and technical professionals from around the world," said John Roberts, chairman and CEO of SugarCRM. "The Sugar GDC is a terrific way to bring people together to celebrate our accomplishments and look to the future."
Since its founding in 2004, SugarCRM has built one of the largest CRM communities, with over 30,000 members -- including 8,000 registered developers. SugarCRM was named CRM Magazine's 2006 Rising Star, received Selling Power Magazine's Sales Excellence Award for CRM Implementation & User Adoption and Customer Inter@ction Solutions' 2006 Product of the Year, and was named one of AlwaysOn's 100 Top Private Companies.
In addition to the conference, SugarCRM is the title sponsor of the Cat's Hill Classic Bicycle Race in Los Gatos on Saturday, May 5. The race is well known for its demanding, 23 percent-grade climb up Nicholson Avenue. For more information, please visit http://www.catshill.org/ .
Highlights of the SugarCRM GDC include: * Major Sugar product announcements and roadmap strategies * Keynotes on Commercial Open Source CRM from industry executives * A solution showcase where the sponsors demonstrate their interoperability with SugarCRM technology * Three separate tracks covering Best Practices Seminars for succeeding with SugarCRM * Community presentations on Sugar modules, dashlets and extensions * Tips and tricks on how to optimize Sugar for better performance * Thursday: Dinner at the Testarossa Winery -- SugarCRM band performing live * Friday: Dinner at Tied House -- comedy night * Saturday: SugarCRM is the leading sponsor of Cat's Hill Classic Bicycle Race (http://www.catshill.org/) in nearby Los Gatos, California.
Gold Sponsors include HP, Intel, Oracle, Microsoft, MySQL, Pervasive, and Sun. Other sponsors include iEnterprise, InsideView, Jaspersoft, Levementum, Novell, and Zend Technologies.
Space is limited, so please visit http://www.sugarcrm.com/crm/events/developer-conference.html for more information, and to secure your reservation. Attendance cost is $495 per person.
SugarCRM is the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software for companies of all sizes. Sugar easily adapts to any business environment by offering a more flexible, cost-effective alternative than proprietary applications. SugarCRM's open source architecture allows companies to more easily customize and integrate customer-facing business processes in order to build and maintain more profitable relationships. SugarCRM offers several deployment options, including on-demand, on-premise and appliance-based solutions to suit customers' security, integration and configuration needs. For more information, call (408) 454-6900 or 1 87 SUGARCRM toll free in the US, email [email protected], or visit http://www.sugarcrm.com/ .SugarCRM
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