SugarCRM Aggregated Reviews

SugarCRM 01

August 1, 2019

In the past I would point you to SugarCRM Community Edition, but it was discontinued in 2017. You still can download it, but may require some work from your side. It may give you an idea behind CRM systems and break down you idea to maybe more suitable solutions.
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SugarCRM 02

August 1, 2019

SugarCRM ? We used it in my previous company and it worked well enough. Dont know FreshSales enough to compare.
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SugarCRM 03

August 1, 2019

Yup! My company built one for SugarCRM although it was more designed for existing sugar users. Its about to become publicly available but I’m not sure what you’re budget might be. Our product does full workflow triggering and bulk sending of Twilio messages. Since it’s a CRM it also does one offs as well.
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SugarCRM 04

August 1, 2019

SuiteCRM is open source and free, it’s a fork of the popular SugarCRM software. You can install it on your own server pretty easily.
I’ve been using it for years, it’s great for most traditional CRM needs. The only area it’s a bit weak in is ticket tracking. It has a ticket system (named ‘Cases’) but if you’re providing any sort of helpdesk support Request Tracker is a better app for that specific task.
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SugarCRM 05

August 1, 2019

Honestly, it sounds like you just need a simple CRM. Something where you can quickly add a customer’s data, add tickets for whenever they come in, and maybe track how long/much a task costs. Most CRMs will offer these out of the box along with a pretty basic work tracking system. There’s a handful you can look at:
SugarCRM – The original, but they stopped doing open source releases 3 years ago
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SugarCRM 06

August 1, 2019

try eating the SugarCRM d!ck, where they use ccs to not even let you highlight, copy, and paste text, from their developer support site. its like super cancer + super aids. disclaimer: its not my choice to code against sugarcrm (php/js/etc), i just unfuck offshore ppls crap.
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SugarCRM 07

August 1, 2019

SugarCRM does have basic project management as does Odoo . Both are open source and are available both in cloud and on premise, like Bitrix24. I am not familiar if Sugar and Odoo projects have Gantt natively, but since both have extensive developer communities around them, I would not be surprised that Gantt plugin exists. Feel free to explore on your own
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SugarCRM 08

August 1, 2019

Are you looking for personal use?
If not, we use and I personally like SugarCRM: easy to navigate and customize, and set up a cadence, etc.
If personal, I used Ryze as personal CRM tool to keep up with my network and stuff.
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SugarCRM 09

August 1, 2019

you will not find any free solution to address both sales and field service needs. the field service part is the complicated one because you need to schedule your staff and ensure that they are utilized correctly.
Zoho , Salesforce and sugarcrm all have extensions that help in this area. but you have to pay.
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SugarCRM 10

August 1, 2019

Ahhh, I will stop recommending Sugar, thanks.
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SugarCRM 11

August 1, 2019

SugaRCRM isn’t free anymore. SuiteCRM is the free open source fork of SugarCRM.
SuiteCRM is probably the best free CRM app.
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SugarCRM 12

August 1, 2019

Thanks but I am a bit confused. From what I saw SugarCRM was fairly pricey compared to competition.
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SugarCRM 13

August 1, 2019

I’ve hear that SugarCRM was okay but a bit clunky. Good to know that there’s anther CRM our there that took it’s place as an open source system. Thanks for the advice!
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SugarCRM 14

August 1, 2019

Hubspot CRM is free. Reports is going to cost you. I would look at SuiteCRM. It is basically SugarCRM before they went closed source. Reporting is solid and highly customizable. Good community support if you can’t figure out how to DIY something.
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SugarCRM 15

August 1, 2019

SugarCRM looks cool, but since we have a pretty good server set up with great IT support, I’m hoping to find a free open-source self-hosted solution.
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SugarCRM 16

August 1, 2019

SugarCRM and SuiteCRM are pretty modular, so while it may be overkill to use the whole thing for what you need, you can disable individual components until it only works for your needs. I once had a client that used the expensive SugarCRM just for a single module. It was a huge waste of money for them and we told them as such, but they stuck with it.
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SugarCRM 17

August 1, 2019

I have installed sugarcrm comumity edition for two of my customers a year ago or so, I didn’t really understand the greatness of that software – but both of them seem to like it very much and still use it a lot.
My observation from a little distance is that introduction of crm requires a person with business credentials to do the proselytizing, it also helps a lot if the same person can do basic customization using the web-gui, aka “studio” and enough knowledge+budget to hire someone for the customizations that requires coding to make the crm system fit your use case / process.
Other than those two encounters where I could observe the deployment up close with sugarcrm I’m pretty clueless about the different crm systems available.
I saw many technical weaknesses in sugarcrm so really hope there’s better options available.
I ended up having to install mule esb at both sites so they could get decent interaction between sugar and other systems they already used for other business purposes.
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SugarCRM 18

August 1, 2019

Similar, except Sugar is open source so you can fully customize it, whereas Salesforce is proprietary and customization and development are limited to their available framework.
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SugarCRM 19

August 1, 2019

SugarCRM has flexible deployment options. When you subscribe, you can use SugarCRM’s hosted platform which is included in your subscription. However, you can also host with a Sugar Partner, your own cloud or on any hosted server that you like.
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SugarCRM 20

August 1, 2019

SugarCRM Community Edition was good once upon a time, but as Cerothen said, it went closed source, and it’s been end-of-life for at least a year now.
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SugarCRM 21

August 1, 2019

“Let me start by saying that SugarCRM takes product and IT security very seriously and has enjoyed a long and productive history of working with the security community.”
The standard “We know we fucked up, but we will now proceed to straight up lie” intro sentence.
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SugarCRM 22

August 1, 2019

Great writeup. I know a few companies that have used SugarCRM over the years. It is scary how embedded PHP serialization is with it.
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SugarCRM 23

August 1, 2019

The SugarCRM administration panel has a button labeled “remove XSS”. I have a picture of it up in my house.
Yes. A button that attempts to remove XSS payloads from the database that admins can click. That’s the level of security competence we are talking about here.
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SugarCRM 24

August 1, 2019

Holy shit, never heard of SugarCRM but the amount and types of issues are outrageous
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