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Encyclopedia > The Sage Group
The Sage Group plc
Type Public (LSE: SGE)
Founded Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (1981)
Headquarters Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Key people Paul Walker, CEO
Industry Computer software
Products Accounting,
CRM,
Varying according to country
Revenue £935.6 million GBP (2006)
Operating income £235.8 million GBP (2006)
Net income £152.6 million GBP (2006)
Employees 10,000 (2005)
Website www.sage.com

The Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE) is a leading UK based supplier of accounting, payroll, CRM and business management software (including manufacturing and construction-specific ranges) as well as related services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). It has 13,000 employees, a turnover of £936 million and a market capitalisation on the London Stock Exchange of over £3 billion (2006). Image File history File links SageLogoSmall. ... The Source by Greyworld, in the new LSE building Paternoster Square. ... Newcastle upon Tyne (most usually shortened to Newcastle) is a city in north-east England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Newcastle upon Tyne (most usually shortened to Newcastle) is a city in north-east England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Computer program. ... Accounting software is computer software that records and processes accounting transactions within functional modules such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and trial balance. ... Customer relationship management (CRM) is a broad term that covers concepts used by organizations to manage their relationships with customers, including collecting, storing and analyzing customer information. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... ISO 4217 Code GBP User(s) United Kingdom, Crown Dependencies Inflation 3. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT), also known as operating income and operating profit, is a term used to describe a companys earnings. ... ISO 4217 Code GBP User(s) United Kingdom, Crown Dependencies Inflation 3. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue. ... ISO 4217 Code GBP User(s) United Kingdom, Crown Dependencies Inflation 3. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... For the album by the Kaiser Chiefs see Employment (album) Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... The Source by Greyworld, in the new LSE building Paternoster Square. ... Accounting software is computer software that records and processes accounting transactions within functional modules such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and trial balance. ... Customer relationship management (CRM) is a broad term that covers concepts used by organizations to manage their relationships with customers, including collecting, storing and analyzing customer information. ... Small and Medium-sized Enterprises or SMEs are companies whose headcount or turnover falls below certain limits. ... Market capitalization, often abbreviated to market cap, is a measurement of corporate size that refers to the current stock price times the number of outstanding shares. ... The Source by Greyworld, in the new LSE building Paternoster Square. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Founded and headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Britain, the company for many years grew organically, but more recently has grown through acquisitions. It now operates worldwide. The company's US headquarters are in Pleasanton, California, the Canadian headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and the French and European headquarters are in Paris, France. This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Vancouver (pronounced: ) is a city in south-western British Columbia, Canada. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ...


It has from time to time been the only UK software company listed in the FTSE 100 Index of leading UK public companies. (The index is redrawn from time to time as companies' fortunes wax and wane.) The FTSE 100 Index (pronounced footsie) is a share index of the 100 most highly capitalized companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, begun on January 3, 1984. ... The initials PLC after a UK or Irish company name indicate that it is a public limited company, a type of limited company whose shares may be offered for sale to the public. ...


The Sage Group is a patron of The Sage Gateshead, a new Tyneside music venue designed by Sir Norman Foster. The Sage viewed from central Newcastle The Sage Gateshead is a new centre for musical education and performance, located in Gateshead on the south bank of the River Tyne, in the north-east of England. ... The restored Reichstag in Berlin, housing the German parliament. ...


The company is focusing on verticals and has recently purchased several industry-focused groups. Vertical market software is software aimed at addressing the needs of any given business within a discernable vertical market. ...

Contents

Sage HandiSoft

Sage HandiSoft is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Sage Group PLC established in 1988. Sage HandiSoft specialises in developing, marketing, and supplying business solutions to Australian accounting and taxation practices. Today, with almost 6,000 professional accounting practices using HandiSoft software, they are the leading supplier of practice management and taxation solutions to small and medium sized practices throughout Australia. In excess of 3,300 Sage HandiSoft clients have been using HandiSoft for more than 10 years.


Products

Sage's products include:

  • Accpac ERP
  • ACT!
  • Abra
  • FAS
  • MAS 90, MAS 200, MAS 500
  • PFW
  • Peachtree Accounting
  • Pro ERP
  • Timeslips
  • SalesLogix, a mid-market CRM application for sales, marketing, service and support
  • SageCRM, which is offered both on-demand (SageCRM.com) & on-premise (SageCRM)
  • Sage BusinessVision
  • Simply Accounting, accounting software that has a variety of releases (Basic, Pro, Premium) for small and medium-sized businesses.
  • MMS (Mid Market Solutions)
  • Line 50
  • Line 100
  • Line 500
  • Sage 200 suite (which includes the MMS program)
  • Sage 1000 (Total Business Managment Solution)
  • Logic Class
  • Construction Solutions
  • Financial Forecaster
  • MainLAN, a MS DOS/Windows Networking kit
  • Timberline Office
  • V-ISAM, a proprietary database owned by the group and used in its Enterprise Resource Planning software. As its name indicates it is based upon the ISAM.
  • Sage Intelligent Reporting (for L50) - (Business Intelligence software for the small business)
  • SageBI (For L200 / L500) Business Intelligence software for the mid sized company
  • SageBI Enterprise Edition (stand alone. Formerly IntelligentApps) Business Intelligence for enterprise sized businesses.

ACCPAC is a vendor of accounting, CRM and business management software. ... MAS 90 is a popular brand of accounting software offered by Sage Software. ... Peachtree Accounting is business management software published by Sage Software and sold primarily in the United States. ... In computing , a database can be defined as a structured collection of records or data that is stored in a computer so that a program can consult it to answer queries. ... Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs) integrate (or attempt to integrate) all data and processes of an organization into a unified system. ... ISAM stands for Indexed Sequential Access Method, a method for storing data for fast retrieval. ...

Timeline

  • 1981 Sage established in Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • 1984 Amstrad launches word processor, which uses the CP/M operating system. Sage software sales escalate from 30 copies a month to over 300.
  • 1989 Sage Group plc floats on the London Stock Exchange.
  • 1994 Paul Walker appointed chief executive for Sage Group.
  • 1998 Sage’s Professional Accountants Division established.
  • 1999 Sage enters FTSE 100.
  • 1999 Sage launches dedicated Irish division, based in Dublin.
  • 1999 Sage launches its e-business strategy.
  • 1999 UK acquisition of Tetra sees Sage enter mid-range business software market.
  • 2000 Sage shares named ‘best performing share of the 90s’ in the UK business press.
  • 2001 Sage acquires Interact Commerce Inc and enters the CRM/contact management market.
  • 2002 Sage wins 'Business of The Year' in National Business Awards.
  • 2002 Sage sponsors new Music Centre in Gateshead for £6m - now known as The Sage Gateshead - this is the largest ever UK arts/business sponsorship.
  • 2003 Sage is the only remaining technology stock in the FTSE 100.

Major Acquisitions

  • 2006 - Verus Financial Management, Inc (US Based payment processing company), Intuit Master Builder (USA), Contractor Anywhere (USA)
  • 2005 - Logic Control (Spain)
  • 2004 - IntelligentApps - Business Intelligence software soon to become Sage BI Enterprise
  • 2004 - ACCPAC International (USA)
  • 2003 - Softline (South Africa/Australia), Grupo SP (Spain), Timberline (USA), ATW (UK), Promis (UK)
  • 2002 - Coala (France)
  • 2001 - Interact (USA), TAS Software (UK)
  • 2000 - Computer Resources (Ireland), Adaptus Software (UK), Apex (Ireland & UK), SESAM (Switzerland), CSM (UK), Hartley (UK), Best Software (USA)
  • 1999 - Infologia – (Portugal), Tetra (UK), Taxsoft (UK), Peachtree (USA)
  • 1998 - Peachtree Software (USA), P.A.S.E. (UK), PACS (UK), State of the Art (USA)
  • 1997 - Prosoft (USA), KHK (Germany)
  • 1995 - Sybel (France)
  • 1994 - Extra Software SPA (Spain), Multisoft (UK), Timeslips (USA), Saari (France)
  • 1992 - Remote (Telemagic) (USA), Ciel (France), Dataform (UK)
  • 1991 - Dac Easy (USA)

Softline, subsidiary of the Sage Group provides accounting, payroll and CRM software solutions to small, medium and large sized companies in South Africa and Australia. ...

See Also

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External links

  • Sage Group plc website
  • UK Website
  • Sage Software's website

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