The South African business fraternity has of late witnessed an increase in the number of small and medium sized businesses; such a growth means other big organisations have many services to offer to these small sized institutions. Such small businesses are not yet mature enough to handle their accounting and business management software development aspects hence they require the services of other renowned organisations to conduct such activities for them.
Sage is one such business network whose objective is to provide accounting and business management software development aimed at small and medium sized business. The organisation emerged with a thrust of making simpler the lives of business owners by making them understand their businesses, thereby create ways and means for their customers to build prosperous and sustainable businesses.
The firm offers an assortment of services, offering its clients with a variety of software solutions which are customized to match their businesses. Sage has divisions and these include, Sage ERP Africa, Sage Pastel (Accounting and Payroll), Sage VIP, Sage Pay and Sage Alchemex.
Headquartered in Newcastle, United Kingdom, Sage boasts of 6.1 million customers globally and provides them with various business management software solutions covering the following areas:
- Human Resources
- Customer Relationship management (CRM)
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
- Business Intelligence
The firm has built its success on the majority of its products and services that are being developed and supported locally thus delivering directly and specifically to local market requirements.