Interdyn BMI, a Minneapolis-based reseller, has acquired Interdyn Remington Consulting. BMI is the largest of the ERP VARs that are part of the Interdyn consortium; Remington, based in Portland, Ore., one of the smallest. BMI president Bryan Wilson said his company is adding seven staff members with the addition of Remington to bring its total to about 108 employees. Remington Consulting was founded in 1990 by Tad Remington. It carries Dynamics AX, GP and CRM.
Chris Burleson, a veteran reseller, has joined Oxnard, Calif.-based Western Computer as Business Development Manager. Burleson was CEO and owner of ProData Consulting of Tulsa, Okla., from March 1983 through August 2008. At that point, ProData, a long-time member of the Interdyn consortium, was acquired by Aztec Systems, based in Carrollton, Texas, and Burleson was EVP of sales and co-owner of that company from September 2008 through September 2012.
SWK Technologies has sold two Point of Sale products to Point Solutions. The products, Point of Sale and Point of Sale Professional, were acquired in 2012 with SWK's purchase of the assets for HighTower, the failed Chicago-area Sage reseller. SWK, a Sage VAR based in Livingston N.J., says the sale helps the companies better focus on their customer bases. SWK will support the products during 2014 as part of the transition.
Infor said this week that 163 organizations joined the Infor Partner Network last year with 43 of these in the United States. That represents an increase of 48 percent over the number of reseller/developers who joined the network in 2012. Infor cited initiatives such as the new Micro-vertical Products Program and the IPN Digital Edge. MVPP enables partners to build their industry-specific applications via the use Infor Mongoose, which they can use to design and deploy applications without knowledge of complex programming languages. The IPN Digital Edge is a platform that helps them maintain the latest Infor product information on their websites, including the ability to replicate designated infor.com features and content in real-time.