# Sage One awarded ‘Premier Technology Partner’ status on Google’s global programme

**Sage One becomes a Google Premier partner as the cloud accounting software is listed alongside the Google Apps for business suite.**

We are pleased to announce fantastic news on the blog as Sage One – Sage’s online accounting and payroll software for small businesses – now features in the Google Apps Marketplace, integrated to work alongside the Google Apps for Business suite.

With Sage’s on-going commitment to support businesses of all sizes, Sage One – our online accounting and payroll software for start-ups – aims to support small businesses and budding entrepreneurs allowing them to manage their finances more easily. “Cash is king” in business and therefore it is essential that entrepreneurs have the tools they need to succeed, tracking their income and expenses as they work their way to the top. Our services are designed to be user-friendly and flexible, meaning entrepreneurs can keep on top of their finances by themselves from wherever they may be. And the good news is, the efficiency of our cloud software has been recognised by Google as Sage One is qualified as a Google Apps Premier Technology Partner as part of their global partner programme.

“We are very excited to have been qualified as a Google Premier partner,” expressed Brendan Flattery, CEO of Sage UK and Ireland and global head of Sage One. “Google has recognised Sage’s unique position serving small businesses, the strength of our market position and the quality of our applications.”

“We aim to support a new generation of entrepreneurs who look to Sage for easy to use, low-cost, high value products and services which allow them to manage their business more easily and more effectively”, explains Nick Goode, Commercial Director of Sage One, adding “Our partnership with Google and tight integration between our applications means even easier access to our products for the very high volumes of customers who buy Sage One every year, with the service being available in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Portugal France, U.S.A and Canada and soon to follow in Poland and Brazil.”

Joining the partner programme indeed demonstrates Sage One’s position as a leading player in cloud accounting and payroll. Furthermore it continues to expand Sage’s unique ecosystem and reinforces our unrivalled global footprint in accounting software for small business.

To find out more about the global reach, local understanding and ease of use of the Sage One and Google applications, you can watch the following case studies from the UK, U.S.A and France.

### UK – Lorna Syson

*Learn how Lorna uses Sage One with Google Apps for Business at www.sageone.com/lorna-syson and on the Official Google Enterprise Blog*

### UK – Paul Donno (1 Accounts)

*Read how Paul uses Sage One with Google Apps for Business at*

www.sageone.com/paul-donno

www.sageone.com/paul-donno

### France – Anne Davené et Marie Michaud (Graine de Mode)

*Read how Anne and Marie use Sage One with Google Apps for Business at www.sageone.fr/google-apps/graine-mode/*

#### About Sage

We provide small and medium sized organisations with a range of easy-to-use, secure and efficient business management software and services – from accounting and payroll, to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and payments.

Our customers receive continuous advice and support through our global network of local experts to help them solve their business problems, giving them the confidence to achieve their business ambitions.

Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 12,700 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil. For further information visit www.sage.com