Posts Tagged ‘software’

2112 Report: Channel Profits Up in 2013

The new 2014 Channel Profitability Report by The 2112 Group finds that solution provider net revenue climbed in 2013 despite the profitability of products and services falling – in some cases dramatically.

Salesforce Leaps Into Global Software Top 10

Pure-play cloud vendor Inc. moved into the top 10 worldwide software vendors by revenue last year, according to Gartner.

Direct-Selling SAS Sends Channel SOS

World’s largest privately held software firm overhauling legal, sales and marketing processes as it embraces channel for first time.

Businesses Need Partner Help to Fill Mobile App Gap

As mind-boggling as it sounds, more than one out of four U.S. companies are still without any mobile strategy at all.

Gates: Microsoft Office Needs ‘More Than a Tune-Up’

Bill Gates claims Microsoft Corp.’s Office products need ‘more than a tune-up’ in an interview in which he admitted the software giant would have considered splashing out on social giant WhatsApp.

Ingram Micro Gears Up for UK Cloud Success

U.K. resellers are being taken to Ingram Micro’s flagship Cloud Summit event in the U.S. next month for the first time.

Raising the CRM Bar: Two Different Approaches

Two CRM players made interesting moves this week with the rollout of new platform functionality and a clever CRM/unified communications crossover that takes visibility into sales and marketing intelligence to the next level.

Windows 8 Sales Surpass 200 Million Mark

Microsoft has announced it has sold 200 million Windows 8 licences since the divisive operating system was launched in 2012.

CRM Market to Cash In on Third-platform IT

CRM technology will be one of the first beneficiaries of emerging digital trends, according to Gartner, which warned that cloud CRM could be reaching saturation point.

Nadella Reaction: Upbeat With a Touch of Meh

Turns out most key industry executives are feeling at least optimistic about Satya Nadella’s Microsoft promotion, but some analysts see it differently.