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2017 CRN Guide To North American Channel Size

If you haven't already - bookmark this. CRN has compiled their annual Partner Program Guide for 2017 which shows the size of each channel (for those companies that disclosed) as well as contact information for key channel leaders. Looking briefly it seems Acumatica,...

SilverSun Announces Uplisting to NASDAQ Effective 4/19/2017

SilverSun Technologies, the corporate parent of VAR SWK Technologies, announces they will uplist their stock from OTCBB to the NASDAQ exchange effective April 19, 2017. The company announced on January 30, 2017 that they'd applied to uplist their stock from the Over...

The Real Danger of The Software API Mindset for ERP Publishers

I read the interview that Enterprise Times did with Sage CTO Klaus-Michael Vogelberg. https://www.enterprisetimes.co.uk/2017/04/10/tech-talk-klaus-michael-vogelberg-sage-cto/ One thing I really saw which seemed interesting / new is the Sage X3 continued integration...

Nonprofit Software Publisher Abila Sold to Community Brands

The Non-Profit and association management world was notified last week that products they may have been using separately were being "combined" into a "connected ecosystem" of software and services to better serve nonprofits and government entities. In other words......

Sage Set To Unveil Revamped Partner Program Later in 2017

At the recently concluded Sage Summit 2017 - U.K. , Sage EVP Partners and Alliances Alan Laing disclosed that a revamped global partner program will be launched by October 2017. Sage had announced the launch of a new partner program during Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago...

Sage To Partners: Get Used To Subscription It’s Here To Stay

Here's an interesting article which doesn't go too far into the analysis of WHAT is being said. On the surface, it may seem that during Sage Summit UK Sage MD Laing is urging partners to adopt cloud technology. I think Sage's message is less about adopting technology...

Sage Summit 2017 U.K. – Day One Wrap Up

Day one of Sage Summit UK is drawing to a close. This day was dedicated to partners and accountants with perhaps the most interesting part of the event being that Stephen Kelly, CEO seemed to only appear via video. I did not notice Blair Crump (President) mentioned...

Sage Acquires Compass In Apparent Shared E-Commerce Analytics Play

Sage ( @Sageuk )  today announced that they've acquired analytics and benchmarking company Compass (http://www.compass.co) ( @startupcompass ) for an unspecified sum. The company was founded in 2010, claims over 34,000 customers and had taken in a little over $4.7...

Sage Summit 2017 Atlanta – Agenda Available

If you've been holding off on registering for Sage Summit 2017 Atlanta because you wanted to review the agenda then visit the Sage Summit website as we've noticed the agenda has recently been posted. Sage Summit 2017 Atlanta Agenda This year seems to complete the...

Xero Issues Partner Code Of Conduct

SaaS accounting provider Xero has issued a partner code of conduct which urges clarity on important topics such as who owns the customer data, who controls access and who is the actual subscriber to the service. Partners play a key role in educating prospective...

Sage CMO Santiago Solanas To Depart By March 2017

Sage Global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Santiago Solanas will depart the organization by the end of March 2017 after spending almost 10 years with the company. Solanas joined Sage in June 2007 as General Manager SMB and Training Divisions Spain. In 2010 he was...



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