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Workbooks CRM wins CRM Product of the Year at Network Computing Awards 2013

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Reading, England, 15 March 2013 today announced that its CRM system has been voted CRM Product of the Year at this year’s Network Computing Awards, which were held in London on Thursday 14th March, leading the way in a category of eight vendors including Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, Sugar, Sage ACT and Goldmine.

The Network Computing Awards, have been running since 2007 and were set up to recognise the IT solutions and the companies helping organisations function better by getting the most out of their networks.

Ian Moyse Workbooks Sales Director was also voted runner up in the category of Contribution to IT, coming second out of eight shortlisted finalists from the IT industry. Ian has 25 years experience in the IT sector and holds a number of senior positions in this area, such as Board Director of Eurocloud UK and Governance board member of the Cloud Industry Forum.

Workbooks was also shortlisted in the category of Network Project of the Year for its CRM project with Taopix and was one of the finalists in the category of Editors Choice of the Year.

John Cheney, CEO of Workbooks, commented, “We are very proud to have won against so many larger brand names. I believe this reflects our continued progress during the past year and our commitment to develop our product and deliver successful CRM implementations to our customers. I am also pleased that Ian has been recognised for his continued efforts and contribution to the IT sector.”

Workbooks has recently moved a number customers from Salesforce, including activereach Ltd and Tomorrow People. Raza Rizvi, Director of activereach Ltd commented, “Having been Salesforce users for the last 4 years, we were sceptical about moving from such a large brand name, but having reviewed Workbooks CRM service and pricing we were convinced that it had the right approach and feature set for us. We will gain a huge increase in functionality and cohesion within our business including integration with our Xero accounting package.”

About the Network Computing Awards

The Network Computing Awards were set up to recognise the solutions and the companies that have been most impressive in helping organisations function better through getting the most out of their networks. The effectiveness of an organisation depends to a large degree on the performance of its network. How fast does it run? How much downtime does it experience? How well does it cope with running an increasing number of applications and storing an increasing amount of data? How secure is it? It’s fair to say that managing a network is a challenging job. Run by Network Computing Magazine, the awards are customer voted and recognise the best each year from the industry.

About Workbooks is one of the fastest growing providers of web based CRM and business applications designed specifically for small and mid-size organisations.

Headquartered in the UK, our suite of products enables our customers to accelerate sales growth, improve marketing execution, streamline business processes and improve the quality of customer support they deliver. The Workbooks CRM Edition delivers easy to use sales force automation, marketing management and customer support tools.

The Workbooks Business Edition extends CRM to include the generation of transaction documents, such as customer orders, supplier purchase orders and customer invoices.

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