Jeeves Information Systems is abandoning its channel in Sweden. The company announced this week it will not renew any agreements with companies that sell, service and support its ERP product in Sweden. That came after its annual channel partner analysis. I might be reading too much into this, but I'm not surprised. The parent company's CEO is Austin, Texas-based Jeff Tognoni, who took his position after Battery Ventures acquired Jeeves
Infor presented a number of awards to channel members this week at its Americas Partner Summit. The software vendor's awards went to those involved with its wide-ranging product line with Smart Solutions International named the Office of the CFO Partner of the Year. The Boca Raton, Fla.-based company carries Infor's SmartStream, SunSystems and Performance Management products.
Catching up on the widely discussed departure of Joe Langner, EVP of Mid-market Solutions from Sage--it took a while to realize that an email to Sage about this subject had not actually been sent. And the late email then went into spam. However, Sage North America appears on the verge of structural changes. As to Langner's fate, a spokesperson provided this confirmation:
Exact, on the brink of going private, wound up 2014 with a good performance in its Specialized Solutions, manufacturing packages the Netherlands-based company sells in the United States. "We had a very good year," CEO Erik van der Meijden said during this weeks' earnings webcast for the year ended December 31. The company said the U.S. products, Macola, JobBoss and Exact, had a good year.