Industry-leading ACT! and Saleslogix Solutions Join Best Software, forming new CRM division

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – July 1, 2002 – Best Software today announced that Interact Commerce Corporation’s best-selling ACT!TM contact management and SalesLogixÆ CRM solutions will join Best Software creating a CRM Division. The move further strengthens Best’s position as a leading provider of front-office/back-office business management solutions for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs). Interact Commerce Corporation and Best Software were operating as sister organizations in the U.S. under their parent company, The Sage Group plc (London: SGE.L). The new division joins Best’s four existing Mid-Market, Small Business, Specialty Products and Nonprofit/Government divisions (full release)
My spin:I guess CRM vendors are solidifying their positions in lieu of Microsoft’s upcoming fall entry into the CRM space…

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