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Eduss Asia Pacific Chooses Workbooks Cloud CRM Over 15 Competitors

Type: #PR

Reading, England, 05 September 2012

Eduss Asia Pacific, also known as Eduss Learning, is an Australian company that supplies modern technology for teaching and learning.

It’s a growing company that previously didn’t use a CRM, but realised the importance of having such a system. Dr Jeff Barker, an executive director of Eduss Asia Pacific, has had over 35 years of writing, implementing, consulting on and evaluating ERP and related systems and based on this experience, felt that Workbooks was the strongest solution for Eduss’ requirements.

Eduss Learning required a system which not only provided the fundamentals of CRM, but importantly needed a solution that revolved around entering opportunities and quotes very quickly.

It was also important that the quotes allowed options to be selected and for these quotes to be easily communicated from the system to customers via email whilst recording the transactional details in a way that allowed easy management reporting and analysis of quotes.

Jeff Barker commented “We looked at over 15 CRM solutions with Workbooks coming out on top. We compared systems from Zoho, Sugar, Sage, Salesforce, Microsoft, Maximiser and Quotewerks before deciding that Workbooks delivered us a more usable, functional and affordable solution.”

Ian Moyse, Sales Director at commented “I am pleased to see a growth of customer adoption from a wide range of regions from Australia to South Africa and the USA. Especially pleasing is the continued selection of Workbooks by customers who have evaluated a wide range of CRM systems available and continue to find our solution weighs in strongly against the big brand names.”

Tony Church, Eduss CEO, stated “We found Workbooks had the best combination of included functions for Eduss’ requirements and competitive pricing along with a very intuitive interface that made it very easy to start using the system. Having a CRM that includes a quote tool as standard at such an affordable price was attractive and knowing it can easily expand to include orders and invoicing if required, was a powerful offering.”

Eduss was supported with their Workbooks selection by Workbooks Australian reseller BroadCoast who as a cloud focused reseller has a growing number of customers considering Workbooks as an alternative to other larger and more costly brand name offerings.

About Eduss

Eduss Asia Pacific Ltd (EAP), also known as Eduss Learning, is an education solutions company researching and supplying advanced technology for teaching and learning in the emerging information age. It supplies hardware, software and services to schools, kindergartens, home users and training institutions.

It currently services approximately 75% of Australian schools; both government and private. After entering the pre-school market in 2011 Eduss successfully rolled out its interactive panel solutions to over 250 pre-schools and kindergartens throughout Australia and is the preferred technologies supplier to a major kindergarten association with around 400 kindergartens.

Eduss was one of the first companies in the world to sell interactive LCD/LED panels. As a result, it has more experience with such devices than other companies with interactive LCD/LED panels. The panels have 5 year warranties. Due to its efficient manufacturing plants and efficient supply chain, Eduss has enjoyed a considerable value advantage over its competitors. Eduss hardware is made to its specifications in China & Australia.

Eduss also has a presence in South Africa, New Zealand, Malaysia and other countries. Consequently, it has a high profile in the education market.

About Workbooks

Founded in 2007 in the UK by a successful team of entrepreneurs, has rapidly become one of the fastest growing providers of web-based CRM and Business Applications.

Our suite of Business Applications are specifically designed for small and mid-size organisations and are delivered via Software-as-a-Service, therefore removing the traditional requirements of having hardware to maintain and software to install and support.

Our joined-up approach to business means Workbooks CRM and Workbooks Business can help to streamline your whole business, increasing productivity and performance through efficiency gains. Not only can our suite of applications help you to increase sales and track key business information but they’ll help improve your quality of service and help to reduce your operational costs.

Our customer base spans many industry sectors including Finance, Professional Services, Insurance, Not-for-profit organisations, IT, Telecommunications, Construction, Transport & Logistics and Manufacturing. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding levels of customer commitment and customer service to all our customers. As a UK based company, with our engineering team working alongside our support team, we are on hand to respond quickly and efficiently to any questions that may arise.

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About BroadCoast

Broadcoast delivers a range of cloud-based business technologies customised to meet the exacting business needs of our clients. We have select partnerships with some of the leading cloud SaaS vendors and in the CRM market we are the Australian reseller for Workbooks.

With over 25 years plus experience in IT professional services, banking, telecommunications and the software industry means your complex technology investment decisions are in safe hands. We focus on your business. We take the time to understand your businesses needs and strategic direction. We then identify precise solutions that will solve your critical business problems, streamline your processes and drive your business forward.

Offering class-leading technology choices suitable for emerging companies and established enterprises alike, our products place your company in a great position to fully exploit the potential of National Broadband Network to reduce your IT costs and improve your service to your customers.