Consulting and reselling firm Columbus says it is "executing a recovery plan" for its operations in the United States. That follows a 21.3-percent decline of sales here, reported in the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30. Columbus, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, described the efforts in this country as involving a "reorganization of their senior management structure, and a strengthening of the sales management and the sales team.
Reseller Microtask Consulting took home the President's Award for Outstanding Performance for 2014 at AccountMate's recent reseller conference. The Teaneck, N.J.-based company also received the company's International Partnership Award. Microtask has been led since August 1987 by managing partner Luis Leon. Houston, Texas-based Koenig Software Systems, led by Ken Koenig, was given the Director of Sales Award.
Edgewater Technology saw its net income for the third quarter ended September 30 drop by 81.6 percent from a year ago on a steep rise in taxes. The company had a tax provision of $714,000 for the most recently ended period, up from $74,000 a year earlier. As a result, net income dropped to $976,000, down from $1.8 million in last year's third quarter. Revenue for the company, which owns Dynamics VAR Fullscope, hit $28.7 million, an increase of 13.1 percent from $25.4 million in last year's corresponding period.