Company celebrates the fifth birthday of the founding of SugarForge, SugarCRM’s open source development community at SugarCon
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 13, 2010- SugarCRM, the world’s leading provider of open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, today announced the beta release of Sugar 6, a landmark release for SugarCRM’s flagship products. Sugar 6 introduces a new user interface that places a premium on speed, simplicity, and interoperability with other web applications and mobile devices. The company also announced it has made the primary source code repository for Sugar Community Edition publicly accessible as it celebrates the fifth birthday of SugarForge, the world’s largest open source CRM community. The announcements were made at SugarCon, the company’s user and developer conference being held at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
“Over the last 10 years, technology innovation has moved ahead at an amazing clip while the design and usability of CRM applications has stagnated. Until now.” said Larry Augustin, CEO of SugarCRM. “Sugar 6 delivers a look, feel and user experience that consumers of popular social networking and other collaboration tools will appreciate.”