By Marcus Leach

SugarCRM, the world’s fastest-growing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) company, today announced the opening of a new office in Cambridge in the United Kingdom to support the company’s rapid growth.

With 1185 clients like DF King Worldwide and Powwownow, and 16 channel partners like EnableIT, Green Inc (EU), Apto Solutions and Livelink New Media in the UK and Ireland, the new office will enable SugarCRM to better serve local partners and customers.

The new office will also accommodate the growing number of SugarCRM UK
employees. Today, SugarCRM is the third-largest CRM provider in the world
behind Microsoft and Salesforce thanks to an increase in the number of
global customers as well as key strategic relationships with tier one

SugarCRM saw its billings grow by 50 per cent in 2010, and by 68%
annually in it's most recent quarter. With the help of the UK office,
SugarCRM plans to emulate the same level of success by the end of this year.

“Outside of the US and Germany, the UK is our largest market and has the
greatest potential, so it was imperative to increase our presence here,”
explains Tom Schuster, VP and GM of SugarCRM Europe. “Opening an office in
Cambridge will allow us to meet the needs of our UK partners and customers
and to enhance our offerings further, thereby ensuring clients are supported
effectively and are achieving the best possible results for their

The Cambridge Cluster (or Silicon Fen) is one of the most important and
dynamic technology centres in Europe with a strong focus on open innovation,
which played a part in the decision to base an office there. Furthermore,
the ties with Cambridge University will provide a rich talent pool to draw

Headquartered in Cupertino, CA, SugarCRM also has offices in Raleigh, NC;
Minsk, Belarus; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; and Sydney, Australia.

In related news, SugarCRM also announced the opening of its Raleigh, NC
office today. For more information, please see the press release announcing
the company’s expansion into North Carolina.

For more information on the Cambridge office, or to learn more about
SugarCRM, please visit the SugarCRM web site. Also, feel free to connect
with SugarCRM on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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