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June, 2017 - Where to find GL Computing on Social Media

For more information on GL Computing and Mike Lazarus as well as some great resources for keep up to date on the latest ACT! information, you should check out these links and communities:

About Me https://about.me/GLComputing
LinkedIN Profile for Mike Lazarus https://www.linkedin.com/in/glcomputing
GL Computing Blog (with RSS feed) http://blog.glcomputing.com.au/
GL Computing on Twitter https://twitter.com/GLComputing
GL Computing Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/GLComputing
LinkedIN ACT! Fanatics Group https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=49896
 
     
February, 2013 - What the ACT! Fanatics think of Mike Lazarus
On hearing about the sale of ACT! from Sage to Swiftpage, there were a number of threads stared similar to this one in the LinkedIn ACT! Fanatics Group.

I am amazed, stunned, honoured and humbled at this out-pouring of respect. Having worked in every aspect of the channel, except the vendor, in the 25+ years supporting ACT! - I would make myself available if Swiftpage decided they could utilise my knowledge and skill-set.

Thank you all
 
     
January, 2012 - First Certified ACT! Genius at Experts-Exchange

GL Computing's Mike Lazarus has become the first Certified ACT! Genius

 
     
January, 2011 - Awards and honors for 2010

GL Computing received the following awards and honours for supporting the ACT! community during 2010:

 
     
July, 2009 - New Subgroups for ACT! Fanatics on LinkedIN

New sub-groups have been created under the LinkedIn ACT! Fanatics Group. The new subgroups include sub-groups available to all members: ACT! add-ons, ACT! and Social Media, Sales and Marketing for ACT! users. As well as some that will require approval: ACT! Resellers and the ACT! International Advisory Council.
To join our professional subgroups, visit the ACT! Fanatics group and go to the "Subgroups" tab.

 
     
May, 2009 - First Certified ACT! by Sage Sage
Experts-Exchange has given the first Sage Certification in their ACT! Zone to Mike Lazarus of GL Computing, who also won their annual Titan Award  
     
January, 2009 - GL Computing wins Experts Exchange Titan Award 2008
Experts-Exchange announced today that The Titan Award for the highest percentage of support points earned in an Experts-Exchange Zone was awarded to GL Computing. Obviously, their ACT! Zone.
For more information see this GL Computing blog article

 
     
December, 2007 - GLComputing - First Experts-Exchange ACT! Master
GL Computing has been supporting ACT! users in many on-line web sites for many years. One of those sites awarded GL Computing it's first ever Master Certificate in their ACT! Zone  
     
June, 2007 - Maximize your Sales Productivity on the road with ACT! and your BlackBerry
Get Anywhere-Anytime* updates to your contacts, calendar and client notes/histories. Learn how with ACT! and your BlackBerry® smartphone Webcast.
ACT! and BlackBerry have joined forces to bring you easy access to ACT! on your BlackBerry smartphone making you even more productive with managing your contacts, customers and schedule while you are in the field. You are always up to date and organized!

With ACT! and Handheld Contact on your BlackBerry you can access your key contacts and customer data right from your smartphone - it’s like taking your office with you!

Have a look at the recorded Webinar by RIM and Sage at The Blackberry Resource Centre

 
     
June, 2007 - Previous version stock clearence
GL Computing has some limited stock of ACT! 6.0 (6-Packs only) and ACT! 8.0 (singles and 6-packs) ex-stock. That we can supply at a significant discount (even cheaper if purchased with an add-on). The first 10 orders for the ACT! 8.0 products will also get a free Quick Study Guide. Interested parties should contact GL Computing for pricing and availability.  
     
May, 2007 - Support for Handheld Contact with ACT! 6.0
Please note that as ACT! 6.0 is no-longer a current product at Sage, free technical support for Handheld Contact for ACT! 6.0 will end 31st May 2007. We will continure to support Handheld Contact licenses purchased from us via our resellers on a per-incident basis. Support to our resellers for ACT! 7,8,9 versions will continue to be free.  
     
May, 2007 - GL Computing signs sub-distribution agreement with Sage
Sage today, signed an agreement to sub-distribute, market, promote and sell Handheld Contact for the Blackberry and Mobile Windows devices in-conjunction with GL Computing. This agreement will include the ability for resellers and end-users in Australia and New Zealand to purchase bundles of ACT! and Handheld Contact for a significantly reduced price. Contact your ACT! reseller or GL Computing for more information.  
     
April, 2007 - It was 20 years ago today...
It was April 1987 when Conductor Software (later Contact Software International) released ACT! to the market. It was later in the year when PC Extras brought the product into Australia with Mike Lazarus (founder of GL Computing) as the Product Manager. Happy 20th Birthday, ACT!  
     
August, 2005 - Sage announces Handheld Contact to put ACT! on your Blackberry
Sage ACT have announced, together with GL Computing, the arrival of Handheld Contact in Asia Pacific. Handheld Contact puts your favourite features onto your Blackberry device and syncronises them wirelessly while you are on the road. To see the media release, click here.  
     
May, 2005 - Sage Software in Australia
Sage Software, a worldwide company, and owner of the ACT! product is finally combining all their products under the Sage brand. Sage Software is set to make a significant impact on the Australian and Asia Pacific markets. The $6 billion power house already has in excess of 4.4 million customers worldwide and more than 100 products. In Asia Pacific, the organisation will be known as "Sage ACT". GL Computing looks forward to the added resources this will add to development and marketing to benefit ACT! customers all over the world!  
     
September, 2004 - ACT! 7 Launched in Asia Pacifc
ACT! 7.0 (called ACT! 2005 in North America) had the wraps taken off today for the Asia Pacific market in an exciting session at the Sydney Masonic Centre. For the first time, ACT! is available in two editions: 7.0 Standard (for one to nine users), and 7.0 for Workgroups (10 or more users). Both have been written on Microsoft's SQL Server 2000 database platform, in contrast to earlier versions of the software, which were grafted on FoxPro. GL Computing was there demonstrating the Handheld Contact link to the Blackberry which will soon be available for ACT! 7.0  
     
October, 2003 - AutoAdmin II
Administration of ACT! has never been so easy! AutoAdmin II, written by Duane Anderson of ASDS Computers (the person who wrote ACTDiag that comes with ACT!) has now been added to the range of add-ons sold and supported in Asia Pacific by GL Computing. You can download a 14 day evaluation copy from our downloads page to give it a try. For more information, click here.

ACT! 7/8/9 versions also available here
 
     
October, 2003 - New training manuals
New training manuals for ACT! 6.0 are now available from GL Computing for Asia Pacific customers. Produced by Cornerstone Solutions (the creators of the Official ACT! Quick Study Guide, these manuals are simply the best way to learn about ACT! For more information, please have a look at our training page.  
     
September, 2003 - New add-on for ACT! for Web
New add-on for ACT! for Web - Web!Buddy - has been released.
Web!Buddy add a graphical WYSIWYG editor and email merge functionality as well as a sophisticated library function to ACT! for Web.
 
     
February, 2003 - Just announced - ACT! for Web
Just announced - the new ACT! for Web is a web interface that looks and feels just like ACT!  
     
 
           
 
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