PowWow’s platform for turning legacy apps into native Mobile ones with relative ease has just been upgraded, and the company is looking to increase its channel business through a select partner channel.
CEO Bill McDermott didn’t exactly promise a kinder, gentler SAP, but he did pledge a company that will be more empathetic to customers, have a more complete vision, and be more focused on simplicity. He also offered a forecast of some trends he thinks SAP will be well positioned to leverage.
Project Horizon officially comes to market as EMC LEAP, next-gen cloud-native content apps sold on a SaaS model. While available free through a Loyalty Program to existing Documentum customers, the intent here is to greatly expand the customer base downmarket, with the aid of an expanded channel.
Joe Cowan told Epicor’s Customer Conference in Las Vegas that the company is committed to major changes to its systems and products, to take customers into the cloud and become easier to do business with.
D&H’s mobile capacity previously was an app designed for iOS specifically. Now non-Apple phone users can also get D&H site access while on the move with a new website that launched Monday in both Canada and the U.S.
The rapid rise of mobility, and the user expectations it has created, plus the very real promise of integrated analytics, have changed the universe where solution providers operate, and they need to adjust or lose major opportunities.
Project Helios, which is expected to be generally available sometime next year, will initially complement Kaseya’s core VSA solution, but is likely to be preferred by net-new customers and in the long run could well become Kaseya’s flagship solution.
The deal will expand Cirius’s global presence further, and will be of significant importance in the Canadian market, where the Vancouver-based company has not been as strong, relatively, as it has been outside Canada.
With new venture funding to transition their business to the enterprise, Lookout has hired its first VP of Enterprise Product and its first channel chief, and is looking to the channel to drive its enterprise business
Michael Dell personally presented the results of a survey commissioned by Dell, which found significant obstacles to the adoption of technology, which he said was a good thing for Dell and its partners.
The completion of the acquisition of Motorola Mobility will allow Lenovo to provide North American partners with smartphones for the first time. But don’t look for them to provide BlackBerry devices any time soon.