Sage unveils new cloud marketplace in South Africa

Sage unveils new cloud marketplace in South Africa
Image: Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice-President for Africa & Middle East at Sage

Cloud business management solutions firm Sage, has launched the new Sage Business Cloud Marketplace in South Africa, which provides customers with a curated selection of cloud-native, and cloud-connected apps to help businesses perform at their best.

According to a statement, the new Sage Business Cloud Marketplace supports the evolution of the company’s partners and independent software vendors (ISVs), establishes a path to the cloud for ISVs and features an enhanced customer experience with better process automation and self-service capabilities. 

Commenting on the launch, Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president for Africa & Middle East at Sage said, “The new Sage ISV Marketplace demonstrates the strength of the Sage SaaS ecosystem. The many apps and add-ons on offer from our ISVs and partners enable our customers to access curated capabilities and solutions, including bespoke applications for vertical industries, that can help them grow, all from a single, trusted platform.” 

Bensch added, “The Sage Business Cloud Marketplace offers our customers access to our whole ecosystem, giving them easy access to tools and functionality that drive productivity and efficiency. It is also a strategic toolkit for Sage accountants and resellers wanting to help their customers increase their business performance.”  

Listed on the Sage Marketplace in South Africa are leading apps such as Stock2Shop’s eCommerce connectors, AutoEntry and BriskFlow. The new Sage Marketplace strengthens the value of products and services within the Sage Business Cloud for customers, with an array of integrated apps. These solutions simplify business processes, helping customers grow through richer insights and elevated automation. 

Also commenting, Aziz Benmalek, executive vice-president, global partner organization at Sage, said: “The new Sage Marketplace enables a seamless end-to-end journey for Sage’s app developers, from onboarding to discovery. They can promote their apps to over two million Sage customers worldwide. Through strong partnerships, we are proud to provide our customers with the tools they need to thrive.”