FayeBSG, a SugarCRM reseller, has acquired another Sugar VAR Atcore Systems, based in Atlanta. Founded in 2006 by CEO Josh Sweeney, the Atcore practice will be folded into the new Atlanta office of Woodland Hills, Calif.-based FayeBSG. Besides the Atlanta presence, Faye has Philadelphia, Texas; Austin, Texas; and Los Angeles, Calif.
Retail software company Aptos has hired Frank Lord as its sales and revenue leader. Lord, who will be based in the United Kingdom will be responsible for both global sales and the company's partner alliances organization. He worked at Oracle from December 2007 through August 2016.
Intacct is preparing to utilize an in-memory database for its cloud products, starting with an analytics application. At Intacct's recent Advantage conference, chief technology officer Aaron Harris said a limited release will be released early next year. As to when such products will be available, Harris said, "It's hard to say when that broad deployment will happen".
Reseller Brainsell Technologies has broadened its wide line of CRM packages with the addition of OroCRM. The Topsfield, Mass.-based reseller it is the No. 1 reseller for SugarCRM and the addition of OroCRM gives it two open source CRM packages. Brainsell CEO James Ward, who reported the founders of Oro were Magento founders, noted his firm already has open source skills
Xero held its first half loss even at roughly $32 million for the first half ended September 30. Revenue for the New Zealand-based cloud software company rose to just under $100 million, up 48 percent from last year's corresponding period. Perhaps the most important numbers are the increase of subscribers since March 30.