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5 reasons Why You Should Upgrade to SugarCRM 6.5

Posted by Marion Tourrette on Thu, Jul 5, 2012

SugarCRM continues to excel with its latest release Sugar 6.5. Building on an already impressive feature set, here’s what you get with Sugar 6.5:

1. Brand New User Interface

The updated interface is cleaner, more intuitive and much faster, making it easier than ever finding and working with your customer information. The three navigation bars have been combined into a single new one, so you’ll spend less time navigating and more time working productively. There's also a new collapsible footer that conveniently displays any integrated applications.
With the new user interface, you get the maximum amount of screen real estate to make sure you have the most relevant information possible about your customers and prospects.

sugar6.5 user interface

2. More Powerful Search

Sugar 6.5 makes finding the information you need amazingly easy so that you can spend more time acting on information and less time looking for information.

Search in Sugar 6.5 is like Google Search. Finding information is intuitive, fast and targeted, increasing your productivity and saving you time. Just like Google search, results start appearing as you type with the search term highlighted, delivering instant and relevant results at your fingertips.


SugarCRM 6.5

3. Better Calendar

Sugar’s improved calendar makes it faster and easier to manage appointments, keep your calendars in sync, and make sure the right people are invited to and reminded of your important meetings.

The updated calendar interface now supports recurring meetings and calls and an easy new drag and drop making the calendar the most intuitive CRM calendar available. You can view meeting details in other calendars with the new iCal integration, which is used and supported by a large number of calendars, including:

  • Google Calendar
  • Apple iCal
  • GoDaddy Online Group Calendar
  • IBM Lotus Notes
  • Yahoo! Calendar
  • Lightning extension for Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey

Sugar 6.5 Calendar

4. Email Archiving Enhancements

Sugar 6.5 comes with an improved functionality of email archiving, archived emails are associated with Cases based on Case number. Email archiving to cases is a great productivity enhancement for customer support staff.

Sugar 6.5 Email archiving

5. Complex Customisations Made Simple

SugarCRM has extended SugarLogic business process capabilities, including easier formula building and dependent dropdown on related fields. Using SugarLogic is easier than using macros in excel, making it the easiest and most user friendly CRM system to configure around your business processes.

Sugar 65. Sugar Logic
To take advantage of SugarCRM 6.5, simply fill in the form just below and a consultant will contact you shortly.


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