Xactly and Sage Join Forces to Accelerate Growth for Global Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Companies Partner to Bring Enterprise-Class Sales Performance Management to Small and Medium Businesses by linking sales performance and accounting on the Salesforce1 Platform
Sep 16, 2015
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London, UK – San Jose, CA-- September 16, 2015 - Xactly, (NYSE:XTLYa leading provider of cloud-based incentive solutions, today announced a strategic referral and technology partnership with Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services worldwide. Xactly and Sage plan to integrate their sales performance and accounting solutions on the Salesforce1 platform, to create a new way to power small and medium businesses. By bringing the revenue-generation processes together into a single real-time view, Sage Live will integrate with Xactly to break down the traditional barriers between the front and back office. Global businesses can now look ahead and control their operations with access to real-time information, anytime, anywhere.

“There are millions of businesses who could reap the benefits of products like Sage Live within the Sage operating footprint, so we’re delighted to partner with Xactly to offer this compelling sales incentive compensation solution to small and medium businesses across the globe,” said Alan Laing, EVP Global Strategic Partnerships & Alliances of The Sage Group.

Sage Live’s “one cloud solution” is tailored to its customers’ needs across payment, payroll and accounting services. Xactly brings Sage the ability to extend its offerings beyond the finance function and into frontline sales enabling customers across the globe to move from antiquated spreadsheets to an automated, cloud-based incentive compensation solution. Customers can now realize the benefits of reducing time to process payments, eliminate disputes between sales and finance and increase sales growth and profitability by aligning sales rep behaviors with company goals. The combined value of each solution removes the barriers that slow processes, enabling customers to now be able to focus on enhancing growth.

“Ambitious organizations are looking for technology which can help them disrupt established players, drive growth and optimize performance. This partnership with Sage creates new ways to break down internal role-based barriers to greater efficiency,” said Evan Ellis, President and COO of Xactly. “Sage and Xactly share very similar core values and we are thrilled we have the opportunity of working with such a strong global company to empower the small and medium businesses to drive commercial expansion.”

Companies will now have the ability to understand and control growth, optimize employee performance with incentives that align to business goals, and will be able to improve efficiency and financial forecasting.

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About Xactly

Xactly is a leading provider of enterprise-class, cloud-based, incentive compensation solutions for employee and sales performance management. We address a critical business need: To incentivize employees and align their behaviors with company goals. Our products allow organizations to make more strategic decisions, increase employee performance, improve margins, and mitigate risk. Our core values are key to our success, and each day we’re committed to upholding them by delivering the best we can to our customers.

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About Sage

Sage energizes the success of businesses and their communities around the world through the use of smart technology and the imagination of our people. Sage has reimagined business and brings energy, experience and technology to inspire our customers to fulfil their dreams. We work with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers who drive the global economy. Sage is a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 employees in 24 countries. For more information, visit www.sage.com.


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