Tags: SaaS

Deltek strengthens media with Workbook Software

Deltek recently announced that it had purchased Workbook Software. The acquisition boosts Deltek’s presence in the creative market. This is a significant acquisition by Deltek and its first since it was acquired by Roper Technologies. The terms of the agreement were no disclosed. Workbook is a significant player in the media industry. It has customers such…

Comodo and StackPath collaborate on security platform

Comodo and StackPath have announced a new partnership which will see them collaborate on a new security platform. While the press release refers to a platform this is more about tighter integration between existing products. Both companies are integrating technology into products owned by the other. They will also cross sell the products to increase…

ADP rejects Pershing Square ahead of vote

ADP has once more rejected Pershing Square’s demands after a meeting with the ADP board. This time ADP has appeared to give Pershing Square time to voice their opinions in a meeting with the full board at ADP on September 5th. At that meeting Pershing Square requested that rather than replace existing directors, the original…

Bringing the power of behavioural analytics to your sales team

Apttus has announced the general availability of its Incentives Compensation Management solution (ICM). The solution provides a comprehensive portfolio for companies to manage their strategic sales programs. The deliverables include commissions, bonuses, SPIFFs and contests for both direct selling teams and its channel initiatives. There are three main foci for the product: Incentives, rebate management…

APAX Partners buy back into ERP

Apax Partners has bought ECi Software solutions. This sees a return by the private equity company to the ERP space. They sold Epicor in July 2016 to KKR. In a second announcement Exact has announced that they have also sold their US ERP businesses Macola, JobBOSS and the MAX to APAX Partners. They will combine…

Business Leader Interview – Ray Grainger CEO of MavenLink

Ray Grainger is the CEO and co-founder of MavenLink. MavenLink provides professional services automation software. It opened its first office in London earlier this year where we spoke to Grainger about founding and leading the startup company that is now multinational with thousands of customers. ET: What is MavenLink’s vision? Ray Grainger: It’s quite bold,…

Has Oracle unveiled the golden nugget of cloud

Many organisations still have considerable concerns about moving to the cloud. A year ago, Oracle unveiled the Oracle Cloud at Customer solution. This allows organisations to use cloud infrastructure on their own premises. It has now announced an extension to Cloud at Customer. This will deliver a full cloud stack to an organisations premises. Customers can…

Xero moves closer to profit

Xero was able to celebrate several milestones at its hybrid annual shareholder conference this year. Rod Drury, CEO was able to speak about Xero’s climb up both the New Zealand (NZX:XRO) and Australian (ASX:XRO) stock exchanges to become one of the leading technology companies within Australia. More importantly, at least for shareholders, he shared that…