The CRM software market suffered its share of highly publicized financial nightmares this year, but simultaneously continued to grow for the second consecutive year.
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The market for CRM software revenue worldwide totaled $5.7 billion in 2005, a 13.7 percent year-over-year increase, according to Gartner's "Market Share: CRM Software Worldwide, 2005." At the crux of this success are the vendors, consultants, and end-user companies focused on creating and cultivating rewarding customer experiences and relationships. CRM magazine recognizes their efforts and achievements with the
2006 Market Awards.
The 2006 Influential Leaders
6 CRM heavyweights that have spent the past year making hard-to-ignore impact on their companies or the industry, plus the CRM Hall of Fame industry authority inductee
The 2006 Rising Stars
5 vendors that are gaining recognition and making strides
The 2006 Market Leaders
6 industry-leading vendors--1 winner, 4 leaders, and 1 company to watch--to make note of based on weighted criteria, including revenue, revenue growth, reputation for customer satisfaction,
depth of functionality, and company direction
The 2006 Elite
4 companies whose CRM initiatives netted notable gains that met or surpassed expectations
|Learn more about the companies mentioned in this article in the destinationCRM Buyer's Guide:
CRM Evolution '10: As CRM magazine's annual conference gets under way, the ninth annual awards honor companies, customers, and industry visionaries for successes in the CRM marketplace over the previous 12 months.
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