The Sage Group has entered an agreement to use the Salesforce's Customer Success Platform globally. In a brief announcement this week, the British parent of Sage North America said the platform "will provide data management systems that will enhance Sage's internal systems architecture, leading to operational improvement and an enhanced view of customers, both existing and new."
The Microsoft business of Edgewater Technology boomed for the year ended December 31. CEO Shirley Singleton said in this week's earnings webcast that Dynamics AX service revenue, for example, was up 35 percent for the year. And overall, she said business is looking more like it did pre-recession. "Deal sizes are getting larger and longer in duration," Singleton said. Revenue for 2014 was $113 million, and increase of 9 percent from $103.6 million for 2013.
Deltek plans to buy HRsmart, which offers unified talent management acquisitions. That means the online applications cover recruiting, onboarding, training, compensating and developing employees. Herndon, Va.-based Deltek, which sells financial applications for project-based businesses, says it will sell, support and develop the acquired company's products. Deltek will offer the HRsmart line as a standalone platform and will integrate those applications into Deltek products, including ERP.
UXC wants to grow its business in the United States to $78 million a year. That's an nice round $100 million Australian as outlined this week in remarks made by managing director Cris Nicolli during a webcast for earnings for the first half ended December 31. Nicolli said revenue for this country for the half was about $13.3 million ($17 million Australian) which would annualize to roughly $26 million.