Convergint Acquires Canadian Telecom and Networking Provider Dramis Communications Solutions
Systems integrator Convergint has acquired Dramis Communications Solutions Ltd., a Canadian telecommunications and networking reseller.
Intel Launches Partner Alliance to Unify Partner Programs
Intel is unifying its ecosystem of existing partner programs, pulling them all together under a new Intel Partner Alliance offering.
ShoreTel Embraces ISVs, SaaS Partners for Unified Communications
Unified communications company ShoreTel adds communications-platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) partner program for ISVs & software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers.
6 Reasons to Rewrite An Application
According to the book Software Craftsmanship, an application should last longer than 10 years. Joel Spolsky goes even further to say that “the single worst strategic mistake…rewrite the code from scratch.” Developers, on the other hand, are quick to tell their customers about rewrite needs when they feel that the code is a mess. But should you ever throw the […]
Hosting Providers: Flip Your Business Priorities
Something strange happened on the road from on-premises software to hosted solutions. Indeed, hosting companies somehow think they’ll wind up competing with VARs and differentiating on price. Huh? Consider this factoid: 13 percent of hosting providers think VARs are their biggest market competitor — nearly equal to the competitive concern about Amazon (at 15 percent) […]