Sage Software supports the needs, dreams, and challenges of small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) by offering leading business management products and services. For over 30 years, Sage Software has delivered easy-to-use, scalable, and customizable software for accounting, customer relationship management, human resources, merchant services, time tracking, and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit, and real estate industries. Today, more than 2.8 million North American small and mid-sized businesses currently rely on Sage Software applications. The parent company of Sage Software, The Sage Group, plc. (London: SGE.L), reaches a global client base that numbers 5.4 million SMB customers worldwide. It serves these businesses through more than 13,000 employees in operations in North America, the UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, South Africa, Australia, and Southeast Asia. By the end of fiscal year 2006, the North American revenue of Sage Software was $65652.2 million.
Sage Software’s ERP financial management suite is targeted toward small companies with 25 or fewer employees, and mid-sized companies with up to 500 or more employees. Revenues of these companies are typically from $5 million to $100 million annually. In serving these companies, Sage Software encompasses a divisions and brands focus that’s organized by customer concentration in business management, industry & specialized solutions, payment solutions, and healthcare. Sage Software products are licensed, sold, and supported by an extensive network of value-added resellers (VARs) who must pass a stringent review process to be a part of this specialized distribution channel. Mass distribution products ACT! by Sage, Peachtree by Sage, and Simply Accounting by Sage are sold directly to the consumers or through retailers. Sage Software products are also used or recommended by 40,000 accounting and bookkeeping firms nationwide.