The Sugar Team is pleased to bring you the generally available (GA) release of Sugar Open Source 4.5.1. SugarCRM is a complete CRM system for businesses of all sizes. Core CRM functionality includes sales force automation, marketing campaigns, support cases, project mgmt, calendaring and more. Built in PHP, supports MySQL and SQL Server.
For more information on this release, please see the Sugar Open Source 4.5.1 Release Notes http://www.sugarcrm.com/docs/Release_Notes/OpenSource_ReleaseNotes_4.5.1/toc.html\).
Download Sugar Open Source 4.5.1 now! (http://www.sugarforge.org/content/downloads/)
New in Sugar 4.5.1
Here are some additions and improvements new with version 4.5.1.
Campaign Wizard simplifies the experience of managing campaigns. The Campaign Wizard walks a marketer through a step-by-step process for setting up marketing campaigns. This expedites the process for marketers to design, develop and execute programs.
Campaign Manager with ROI Reports creates tracking URLs for online programs, records impressions and ad program cost information to provide a real-time ROI report based on the opportunity generated and closed by the campaign.
Automated Lead Capture lead capture forms to use on web sites thatcapture leads and automatically associate it to a campaign. The lead form wizard eliminates the need for technical expertise to link form fields to specific campaigns.
The Module Loader has been enhanced to allow you to download modules and upgrades from Sugar Exchange or from your local drive. You can also download new patches, themes, language packs, and dashlets.
Upgrading to Sugar 4.5.1 Seminar on February 6
Be prepared for the upgrade! Join us for an informational session that includes a walkthrough of the upgrade process on February 6, 2007, 1:00 pm US Pacific.
Space is limited. Reserve your seat now. This seminar will be recorded and available on Sugar University (http://www.sugarcrm.com/crm/university/schedule) for your viewing. Sugar On-Demand users need not attend.
We hope you enjoy the new functionality, improved performance and scalability and all the little usability improvements we put into the 4.5.1 release.
The Sugar Team