NetSuite has been busy recruiting for channel members in the Pacific basin. In the last week, the cloud software company said it had signed two consulting firms in the Philippines, three on the Asian continent and one in Australia. The Philippine additions were Asper Solutions in Mandaluyong City, and CloudQwest in Makati City, both headquartered in the greater Manila area.
Diane Grayson, who was director of professional services at Acumatica for nine months, has started a firm to provide services to the Acumatica channel. A veteran reseller, Grayson held the Acumatica job from May 2013 through January 2014 and then worked at Kensium Solutions from January through April. The new firm, Grayson Solutions, is providing implementation teams that utilize what the firm calls "a proven project implementation methodology providing a prescriptive road map for successful projects."
Jeeves Information Systems, a financial software company based in Stockholm, Sweden, has opened its United States headquarters in Austin, Texas. CEO Jeff Tognoni said the new office will serve existing customers of JeevesERP in this country while he is also looking to market the product line more aggressively here. Jeeves is targeting small to midmarket manufacturers and distributors. Tognoni touted the ability of users to develop a highly customized system on top of a standard feature set.
AccuFund has named its top resellers for 2013. The awards were given late last month during the annual reseller meeting of the nonprofit accounting software vendor late last month, Mountaineer Computer Systems of Lewisburg, West, Va., was named volume sales leader overall and volume leader in government sector sales. Mountaineer, led by president James Copland, was runner-up last year as leader in overall sales.