At a prestigious event held in Cape Town on 21 November, Sage VIP, leading supplier of payroll and human resource management solutions, awarded its top performing partners for 2013 in the Western Cape Region.

The reputable awards recognise partners for their contributions to identifying and referring potential Payroll and HR clients. Contributions are measured according to the number of leads as well as the value of the sales in a twelve month period., a comprehensive online directory of Human Resources products and services, has been named the Top Partner for Sales, while Trac-Tech, a designer and manufacturer of time recording and access control technology, has claimed top honours for its outstanding contribution to leads.

Sandra Swanepoel, Sales director at Sage VIP, says the

Partner Programme forms an integral part of the company’s strategy to grow the customer base and to continue delivering value-added services. “We value our partners for their contributions and awarding them for excellent performance is one way in which Sage VIP can say thank you. Our collaboration with the partners also allows the opportunity to provide a total solution to our joint customers by integrating the partner’s products and services in transactions, where it is possible and a need exists.

“We are delighted to receive this prestigious award which recognises our efforts and continued focus on introducing improved solutions to our customers,” says the owner from, Adria Bulpitt.

Martin Silver, National Sales Manager from Trac-Tech says, “We are privileged to receive the award from Sage VIP and look forward to a continuous business relationship which will be to the benefit of our customers.”

Swanepoel continues: “Any company or individual who are in a position to actively refer clients to Sage VIP can register as a partner, provided they belong to one of the following categories: Auditors and Accountants; ERP Software; Financial Institutions; HR Consulting; Time & Attendance Systems; Computer hardware & software; as well as Accounting Software.

The following companies were awarded as the top partners for the various categories:

Auditors and Accountants: Sasnik (Pty) Ltd

ERP Software: Astraia Technology

Electronic Banking: Standard Bank

HR Consultants:

Time and Attendance Systems: Trac-Tech

At the event special mentions were also made of the following companies, recognising and thanking them for their support during the year:

-      Eco-Time

-      Simplex Time Recorders

-      Sage ERP Cape Town

-      Brookside Admin

Regional Partner Awards have taken place in Gauteng, Durban and Bloemfontein and are scheduled for Port Elizabeth and Namibia.For more information about Sage VIP’s Partner programme, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our Partner zone on the website at

About Sage VIP

Sage VIP is a leading supplier of payroll and human resource management solutions in South Africa and Africa, having a comprehensive African partner network that comprises of 24 African countries.  Sage VIP’s extensive service offering and comprehensive range of products epitomises ease of use, stability and reliability.  The flexibility that the Sage VIP service offering provides is uniquely catered to each client’s company and legislative needs, whether it is an SME or a multinational corporation. 

Sage VIP was voted as the Business and Professional Services Company of the Year for 2012 in the ‘Deloitte Best Company to Work For Survey’, for the third year running.

About The Sage Group plc


Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. 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 13,380 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil. For further information please visit

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