Square has built a big business around providing support to microsellers who were too small to interest credit card companies, or who found their services too expensive. While this market is still their core, they have moved upmarket as well, with larger sellers, assisted by strategic partnerships with companies like SAP. The new channel program is designed to support partners in this upmarket transition.
LANDESK CEO Steve Daly, who will head the new firm created by merging LANDESK and HEAT, talks about how HEAT will enhance LANDESK’s service management business, especially on the MSP side. He also discusses integration issues, the new company’s strategy, and channel issues — as well as why the new firm will likely have a new name.