Introducing Sugar FastStack, Accelerated On-Site Deployments and Full Support for SugarCRM on Apache, PHP and MySQL

Non-Technical Users can install a complete CRM solution in minutes on

Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

FastStack customers receive full solution support from SugarCRM.

Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET from SugarCRM Inc.

    CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SugarCRM Inc., the world's
 leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management
 (CRM) software, today announced the availability of Sugar FastStack, a
 software support and delivery service that provides a fast and simple way
 to install a complete open source software solution, including Sugar
 software, the Apache Web Server, PHP and the MySQL database.
     Sugar FastStack delivers the quick set-up of On-Demand solutions with
 the control and flexibility customers demand from On-Site CRM solutions.
 Non- technical users can install and go live with industry-leading open
 source technologies in minutes. The solution is available today for $499 at
     "Sugar FastStack eliminates the tradeoff between the fast deployment
 times of generic On-Demand CRM and the lengthier installation processes of
 custom On-Site CRM," said John Roberts, Co-founder and CEO of SugarCRM.
 "With Sugar FastStack, customers gain the deployment speed of On-Demand
 with the control of On-Site solutions."
     Sugar FastStack installs Sugar Professional or Sugar Enterprise along
 with the rock-solid open source platform consisting of the Apache Web
 Server, PHP and MySQL database. Sugar FastStack can be installed on all
 major operating systems, including Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. SugarCRM
 support is included for the entire FastStack solution.
     "Sugar FastStack removes the complexity of installing enterprise
 software," said Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB. "Combining SugarCRM and
 MySQL in a user-friendly bundle provides companies with a compelling way to
 manage and improve the relationships they have with their customers."
     Sugar FastStack is purchased in conjunction with Sugar Professional On-
 Site ($275 per user per year) or Sugar Enterprise on-Site ($449 per user
 per year). The Sugar FastStack installation process walks the user through
 a simple wizard that ensures all major components -- SugarCRM, Apache, PHP
 and MySQL -- are installed successfully.
     For more information, please visit
     About SugarCRM
     SugarCRM is the world's leading provider of commercial open source
 customer relationship management (CRM) software for companies of all sizes.
 SugarCRM easily adapts to any business environment by offering a more
 flexible, cost-effective alternative than proprietary applications.
 SugarCRM's open source architecture allows companies to more easily
 customize and integrate customer-facing business processes in order to
 build and maintain more profitable relationships. SugarCRM offers several
 deployment options, including on-demand, on-premise and appliance-based
 solutions to suit customers' security, integration and configuration needs.
     For more information, call (408) 454-6900 or 1 87 SUGARCRM toll free in
 the US, email, or visit .
     NOTE: MySQL is a registered trademark of MySQL AB in the United States
 and other countries. Other product names may be trademarks of their
 respective companies.