Aptean is Named a Strong Performer in Evaluation of CRM Suites for Midsize Organizations

ATLANTA, March 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptean has been named a Strong Performer in "The Forrester Wave™: CRM Suites For Midsize Organizations, Q1 2015", released on March 25 by Forrester Research, Inc. For the report, Forrester evaluated ten vendors against 95 criteria, including sales force automation, marketing automation, customer service, field service, eCommerce, business intelligence, customer data management, technology and architecture. According to the Forrester report:

"Aptean is dedicated to investing in Pivotal CRM as a standalone horizontal CRM, as well as leveraging its capabilities for four solution suites spanning the front and back office for financial services, process manufacturing, professional services and homebuilders."

The report added, "Pivotal CRM offers sound sales force automation, lead management, campaign management, marketing spend and case management capabilities. It also has sound across-the-board business intelligence and customer data management capabilities."

Forrester defines CRM (customer relationship management) as the business processes and supporting technologies that support the key activities of targeting, acquiring, retaining, understanding and collaborating with customers.

"We believe this recognition from the Forrester Wave™ is a testament to Aptean's customer driven approach, where organizations of various size and industries have helped us evolve Pivotal CRM into a platform that meets the demands of today's CRM user," said Matt Keenan, vice president, CRM Product Group, Aptean. "Our primary measure of success is the real, tangible value that our customers get from our Pivotal solution."

To read the Forrester report, please visit Forrester.com.

About Forrester

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About Aptean

Aptean helps businesses profit, innovate and grow where the work gets done—in the call center, on the floor of the factory, at the end of the assembly line. That's where Aptean's CRM, Complaints Management, ERP, Supply Chain software and business process applications enable nearly 5,000 organizations to satisfy their customers, operate more efficiently and stay at the forefront of their industry. Aptean is where software WORKS. For more information, visit www.aptean.com.

CONTACT: FOR MORE INFORMATION Media Relations Will Haraway, Aptean +1.770.351.9600 william.haraway@aptean.comSource: Aptean