SAP launches new certification for ISV solutions

With the new “Enabled by SAP Business One” designation and brand for its solution provider program, SAP (NYSE: SAP) hopes to do for the ERP business what Dell did for the PC business.

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Canadian ISV builds micro-blogging alternative

Wikitravel and Certifi.ca founder Evan Prodromou launched an open-source microblogging tool that will give users--including those in the enterprise--an alternative to industry leader Twitter. Prodromou crafted an open source platform called Laconi.ca and

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Briony Smith

Analyst says Nortel’s ISV strategy needs work

Grapevine, Tex. – Nortel Networks (TSX: NT) is working hard to shift its hardware-based applications to software that can run on commodity servers, the company told industry analysts and reporters at its annual

Published on: June 5th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Microsoft gets vertical

Microsoft is making industry-specific solutions available for its ERP product line, the company announced here at its 11th annual Convergence conference.Microsoft has tended to take a horizontal approach with its products, while partners

Published on: April 9th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

The Road Ahead

Many independent software vendors find themselves at a crossroads today.With upheaval in the industry - ranging from the emerging software as a service model (Saas) to tier-one vendors stepping on their turf -

Published on: October 27th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Microsoft gives big splash for behind the scene applications

Leveraging a 10-city Canadian marketing tour, Microsoft is hoping businesses and ISVs will be attracted to new versions of its relational database and its development system.“We think from a development and software application

Published on: November 22nd, 2005 Howard Solomon