Below are more questions and answers from our webcast we did a few weeks ago that highlighted the upcoming release of Sage SalesLogix v8.0. If you missed the webcast and would like to attend a replay, you can do so by clicking the link below:
A:When the Administrator makes a change to a form via the Web Form Designer, the changes are executed and visible immediately upon save. The new, changed, or hidden fields will appear in the altered form. If a User is using the form, they will need to refresh before seeing the changes.
Q: Can you create custom objects?
A: Yes – you would create the custom fields and custom tables in the Administrator and you can design the forms on the Web Administrator.
Mobile and Tablet questions:
Q: Do you have any limitations with the Web Client running on an iPad?
A: Yes, Desktop Mail integration which allows for export to excel, drag and drop, mail merges and outlook integration is not available via non-Windows operating systems. In addition, we recommend running the Mobile client on your iPad for better layout optimization.
Q: is there a way to record outgoing emails on the (Send SLX) on the mobile devices?
A: Emails can be sent directly to a Contact or Lead via Sage SalesLogix Mobile. Once the action is complete, the User can type notes and record to History. We do not have a true “Send SLX” function for email on the mobile device at this time.
Q: will there be support for Windows 2012 server and SQL 2012 server?
A: With Sage SalesLogix v8.0, there will be support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. It is also fully compatible with Windows 7.
Q: Is IE9 supported in Sage SalesLogix v8.0?
A: IE9 is one of the recommended browsers for Sage SalesLogix v8.0.
Q: Will Integration with Exchange online be supported?
A: SLX does integrate with Exchange. If you are using Exchange 360 - not yet. There are 3rd party tools that do support such an environment.
Q: What versions of MAS200 will be supported through DynaLink integration?
A: MAS 200 has been renamed to Sage ERP 100. The integration with Sage SalesLogix and Sage ERP 100 is supported via Dyanlink. For more information on Dynalink, please visit: http://www.bittelligentdev.com/
Q: Are there any integration options for Google apps such as Gmail and calendar?
A: Sage SalesLogix currently integrates with Outlook. We have plans to add Gmail and Google Calendar integration in 2013.
Q: Does SData replace Dynalink?
A: SData is short for Sage Data, which is a standards-based protocol, used by Sage product API’s and integrations. Dynalink is now a third-party product which specifically enables integration with Sage SalesLogix and Sage ERP 100 and is not replaced by SData. For more information, please see: