Open source CRM solutions provider, SugarCRM (News - Alert) has announced that its partner, Kinamu, an Austrian provider of their solutions was awarded the most innovative IT and communications solutions in the On-Demand category at CeBIT for its solution connecting SugarCRM and SAP (News - Alert).
"This award demonstrates the level of innovation Kinamu is achieving in bringing enterprise-grade features to the small and medium-sized business market," said Dr. Christian Knoll, co-founder and board member of KINAMU Business Solutions AG. "Companies of all sizes need end-to-end visibility into their business and Kinamu's solution delivers on that process in a low-risk, cost-effective manner."
Kinamu's offering brings together Sugar Professional and SAP ERP for a 'solution-as-a-service' offering that makes it possible for companies to "integrate Sugar Professional with SAP in real-time, synchronizing system parameters and customer master data such as account and contact details."
"Kinamu's solution is a testament to the power of partners around the world to extend and benefit from the commercial open source model," said John Roberts (News - Alert), co-founder and CEO, SugarCRM. "SugarCRM congratulates Kinamu on this prestigious award and is proud to count it as a SugarCRM partner."
Last month, SugarCRM made headlines with the completion of a $20 million round of financing led by New Enterprise Associates.
"SugarCRM’s commercial open source model is transforming the CRM market,” said Scott Sandell, general partner, New Enterprise Associates. “SugarCRM’s strong set of products, customer momentum and world-class management team positions the company for continued rapid growth.”
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