Sage 200 History

Sage 200 (in it’s current form) has evolved from the original product known as Sage MMS (Mid Market Software) and carries forth the foundations built from more than 20 years of success under the guise of Sage Line 100. Below you can find details on the evolution of the product and the developments in functionality introduced by each software version right up to the current day…


Version Date Key Features
Sovereign & Line 100, up to version 7.6  From 1989 The last version of the character based Line 100 system was version 7.6
Line 100, version 8.0 to 8.5  From 2000 Introduction of Windows based architecture
MMS, version 1 Apr 2002 Improved Windows development with enhanced financial analysis and reporting
MMS, version 2 Aug 2004 Improved Commercial functionality, such as stock control and order processing
MMS, version 3 Oct 2005 Microsoft SQL Server database introduced; improved user navigation and information views, and enhancements throughout all financial and commercial modules
MMS, version 3.5 May 2006 Further enhancements throughout the software
Sage 200, version 4 Mar 2007 Introduction of Project Accounting and many new features throughout the Commercial elements
Sage 200, version 4.1 Jul 2007 Introduction of Sage 200 CRM and Web Time & Expenses modules
Sage 200, version 5 Dec 2007 Support for Microsoft Vista operating system and enhancements to Sage 200 CRM
Sage 200 Business Intelligence 2008 Sage 200 Business Intelligence module released, providing report designer functionality within Excel, ideal for creating profit & loss and balance sheet reports in Excel
Sage 200, version 2009 (6) Jan 2009 Support for Windows Server 2008 & 64-bit server operating system / database, introduction of Workspace Designer and various enhancements through the financial, commercial and CRM modules
Sage 200, version 2009 SP1 Jun 2009 Emailing of supplier remittances with electronic payment processing.
Sage 200 Business Intelligence for Commercials Nov 2009 Business Intelligence now included as a standard module and enhanced for reporting from the Commercial modules
Sage 200, version 2010 (7) Jul 2010 Support for Windows 7 & 64-bit client operating systems; introduction of Sage 200 Mobile, new report designer, VAT on-line submissions, Purchase Order Authorisation process with integration with emails, new Bill of Materials module, and numerous enhancements throughout the financial, commercial, workspaces and CRM modules
Sage 200, version 2011 (8) May 2011 New Web Time & Expenses / Self Service module, integration with iPhone and iPad, Project Accounting and Bill of Material enhancements, and for CRM new and improved E-Marketing and other functionality enhancements
Sage 200, version 2013 (9) Sept 2013 Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Office 2013 & Microsoft Office 365 32-bit & 64-bit. Workspaces and designer updated – Workspaces do/can replace lists and some enquiry screens. Short term cash flow projection
Sage 200, version 2015 (10) April 2015 Completely revamped UI; Modified menu system; Introduction of Excel Reporting module; Introduction of Fixed Assets to 200; Improved list views; New summary screens for quickly displaying KPIs
Sage 200, version 2016 (11) May 2016 Sage Integrated Payments (SIPS) enabling customers to pay suppliers seamlessly from within Sage 200;  Yodlee bank feeds added to automate bank transactions seamlessly; Sage Pay ‘Get Paid Now’ – add Pay Now buttons to invoices, statements and letters; New Connected CRM (Sales, Marketing & Service for Sage 200); Various usability enhancements
Sage 200cloud, version 2017 (12) Aug 2017 Proprietary Sage Bank Feeds now allow flow of banking information direct into Sage 200cloud; Web-based Purchase Requisitions; New standalone invoicing module; One click installations; Various usability enhancements
Sage 200cloud 2018 Enhancements Jan, Apr, Sept 2018 Microsoft Outlook Integration; Automated bank rules; Improved budget reporting; MTD functionality pilot; Skype & Google Maps integration; Customer Alerts; Addition of Document Capture functionality
Sage 200cloud 2019 Enhancements Feb 2019 Full GoCardless DD integration roll-out; Purchase requisition improvements; Microsoft Flow & Power Apps integrations; Warehousing on free text items

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