SugarCRM Adds Mobile Features
SugarCRM, which produces an open-source customer relationship management software platform, adds platform improvements and boosts mobile features to the beta release of its newest offering, positioning the company to compete more fully against competitors such as Salesforce.com.SugarCRM has released the beta version of Sugar 5.5, which adds mobile tools and dynamic team management and integration offerings to the open-source Sugar Customer Relationship Management system. The beta release includes a "new Web services framework, platform improvements and enhanced mobile features for SugarCRM," according to the company. "All of these new capabilities will be available as part of the Sugar Open Cloud, and are available to the SugarCRM community to test in beta."
The new features include Mobile Studio Editor, which optimizes SugarCRM for mobile devices with prebuilt layouts and allows the design of purpose-built mobile views into the SugarCRM system. Another feature, Dynamic Teams, lets users boost their collaborative strength by adding multiple individuals or teams into the CRM record.