Tags: Software

Upland spends $50 million on Qvidian

Upland Software has announced the acquisition of Qvidian Corporation for $50 million. This is the largest acquisition in Uplands history and will add $19.5 million annualized revenues to the company. Qvidian provide cloud based RFP and Sales proposal automation software to more than 1,000 companies worldwide. Jack McDonald, chairman and CEO of Upland Software commented:…

Epicor take risky high reward strategy in India

Epicor continues to expand its partner network with the addition of Redington India as a distributor. This is a significant signing for Epicor and gives them the opportunity to expand their footprint across small to medium sized manufacturers in India. First step on journey It is however only an opportunity. Redington has a channel network…

Will Sprints deliver Agile success?

Zoho has added another application to its portfolio, Zoho Sprints. Zoho Sprints supports companies who adopt an agile approach to project management. The solution is available as a standalone package and is also included in Zoho One. This is yet another application from Zoho that looks to support businesses using Agile methodologies. The solution is free for…

Pipedrive CRM adds Asana project management

Pipedrive has announced an integration with Asana project management suite. The news came in a blog post by Aivar Ots, Growth Product Manager at Pipedrive. Pipedrive has built a flexible integration between the two products that allows companies to trigger actions within their operational teams who use Asana. Asana is a low cost project management tool…

The inconvenient truth about contract lifecycle management

One of the tasks that befalls a CTO is the endless process of keeping up to date with new market trends. You need to stay abreast of changes in applications, new technology and review where systems or technologies have failed, to avoid making the same mistakes. To do this effectively, you need to keep track…

Kaspersky warns of ShadowPad attack

Security researchers at Kaspersky have discovered a backdoor in server management software from NetSarang. The backdoor, which Kaspersky has named ShadowPad, was detected in a build of the software that was released on 18 July. Since then NetSarang has removed the exploit and issued a new version of its software. The software is believed to be…

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,…

FinancialForce to expand development teams

FinancialForce has announced a major expansion of its Granada office. The company bases much of its R&D in the Spanish city and will grow the number of employees there significantly. There are already 17 jobs available in the office which has more than 50 employees. While FinancialForce did not want to reveal the exact numbers the…

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…