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CRM manager Continues Rapid Growth
Apr 03, 2008 (08:04 AM EDT)


MALVERN, Pa., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- CRM manager, a provider of full-service implementation and ongoing consulting services for clients of salesforce.com, the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, today announced its revenue for 2007 increased by over 350 percent over its 2006 sales, signing agreements with more than 50 new clients in 2007. The company has also hired Sam Malandra as its executive vice president of sales and marketing to help further penetrate the enterprise market.

"The continued acceptance and adoption of salesforce.com as the CRM product of choice across all segments of the business community has been one of the key drivers behind our success," said Andy Atkins, founder and managing partner for CRM manager. "As salesforce.com has grown, we have also seen our growth follow the same exponential pattern. We expect nothing less this year and as we approach the end of our first quarter, our sales and marketing investments are already paying off with the acquisition of more than 25 new customers so far in 2008. We will continue to manage this expansion and focus on our delivery and integration capabilities, and customer success within the SaaS market space."

"CRM manager has made significant investments in its people as well as expanding its expertise in salesforce.com's applications and platform offerings through additional training and certifications," said Bobby Napiltonia, senior vice president, worldwide channels and alliances, salesforce.com. "With its team's enhanced skill set, CRM manager is able to deliver expanded salesforce.com solutions such as our Force.com platform and development environment, the customer and partner portals, Salesforce Ideas, AppExchange products and on-demand integration solutions. We look forward to continuing our partnership with CRM manager to deliver customer success on demand."

In addition to CRM manager's more than 50 new salesforce.com customers, the consulting firm continues to renew existing customers for continued consulting support of their salesforce.com applications. In 2008, CRM manager plans to continue to focus on enterprise applications as well as develop vertical solutions in the technology, manufacturing, business services, pharmaceuticals and non-profit markets.

As executive vice president of sales and marketing at CRM manager, Mr. Malandra will leverage his more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry to manage the sales, marketing and business development operations of the company. Mr. Malandra has held numerous sales management and general manager positions with high-growth technology companies. He has extensive experience in the CRM marketplace serving as vice president, Business Development at US Internetworking's Siebel business unit. He also led numerous implementations of CRM systems in his sales leadership roles utilizing both salesforce.com and CRM manager for the last four years prior to joining CRM manager. Mr. Malandra holds a bachelor's degree from Bloomsburg University and an M.B.A. from St. Joseph's University.

About CRM manager

CRM manager, a full service salesforce.com implementation and consulting partner, helps salesforce.com clients maximize the functionality of this award-winning application. CRM manager is the leading salesforce.com consulting practice in the Mid-Atlantic Region and offers its clients complete salesforce.com configuration, analytics, integration, education and on-going consulting services. Some of CRM manager's clients include: Baldwin (a Black & Decker Company), Ecount, Food Sciences Corporation, Health Market Science, Liquid Networks, Mack Truck, Main Line Health, MEDecision, MedRisk, NCO Group, New Era, Nutrisystems, Select Greater Philadelphia, Solstice Neurosciences and Westinghouse Lighting Solutions. For more information on CRM manager, visit http://www.crm-manager.net .

Contact: Karen Higgins A & E Communications, Inc. (610) 831-5723 khiggins@aandecomm.com

CONTACT: Karen Higgins of A & E Communications, Inc., +1-610-831-5723, khiggins@aandecomm.com, for CRM manager

Web site: http://www.crm-manager.net/