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BLYTHECO TOPS SAGE AGAIN

Blytheco, a Sage Software reseller based in Laguna Hills, Calif. that has grown rapidly through acquisition, has been named the top Sage reseller for yet another time.

Blytheco, headed by Steve Blythe, was also named the top reseller for Sage ERP products. Sage also named top resellers in four other product groups, including perennial winner Infinity Info Systems of New York for the Sage CRM product. Dallas-based MIS Group was tops in construction and real estate products and Galaxy Technologies of Madison, Wis., for entry-level products. NFP Consultants of St. Louis, which was recently purchased by JMT Consulting, was tops in nonprofit applications.

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DELTEK SNAPS OVERSEAS VARS

Deltek, which offers financial software for project-based companies, has signed nine resellers from Europe, the Middle East and Australia, along with another eight from Canada.

Those international dealers are now a large percentage of the 46 VARs currently listed on the Web site of the Herndon, Va.-based company. The international VARs include Altea, Italy; Ecotec Wirtschaftliche Technologien, Germany; The Wilde Group, U.K.; Noryan Systems, Saudi Arabia; Priox, Netherlands; Smart Software Solutions, Australia; Kpi-insight Consulting, United Kingdom; Lanit, Russia; Net Data Consult, Austria.

INTACCT CITES LARSONALLEN

Accounting firm LarsonAllen has been named as partner of the year by online software vendor Intacct.

Intacct, which did not offer any other channel awards, said that the firm had used Intacct's system to add new clients rapidly and has deployed best practice financial templates and business processes.

CROUCH, SLAVIN MORPHS

Crouch, Slavin & Co., a Sage Software reseller, has changed its name to CS3 Technology, following its acquisitions of I.C. Blue, based in Tampa, Fla.

CS3 Technology, based in Tulsa, Okla., has also revamped its Web site at www.CS3T.com. Co-founder Gary Crouch said the name stems from the three pillars the firm values: clients, expertise and technology.

TRIBRIDGE PICKS DIRECTOR

Tribridge, which was named as Microsoft's top Dynamics reseller this year, has named Scott Leslie as director of strategic alliances.

Leslie was previously founding partner and president of PrimeVision Communications. At Tampa-based Tribridge, he will be responsible for developing alliances with technology, financial and professional services firms.

MOSS ADAMS GROWS IT

Regional accounting firm Moss Adams has expanded its information technology consulting group through the addition of four staffers from Folsom, Calif.-based AgreeYa Solutions.

The Sacramento-based Moss unit is slated for aggressive growth, according to the firm. One of the four, Roseanne Lopez, was named as director of government consulting.

SKYYTEK/NETSUITE CUT TIES

Skyytek, which had been the largest reseller for San Mateo, Calif.-based NetSuite, has severed its relationship with the online application vendor and become a reseller for rival Intacct.

Neither NetSuite nor Skyytek commented on the reasons for the split, other than to wish each other well. Earlier this year, Skyytek CEO Ray Tetlow issued a statement saying NetSuite should overhaul the way it deals with channel conflict.

BURCOM BUYS VAR

BurCom Consulting, an Accpac reseller based in Edmonton, Alberta, has acquired 21st Century Systems of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

21st Century was form in 1993 by C. Stuart McKelvie, a chartered accountant and certified management consultant. The company also offers the Adagio line from Softrak, which was designed to appeal to users of the older Accpac Plus line. Both BurCom and 21st Century market the Accpac Pro, Accpac HR and Accpac CRM lines.

DSL LEADS INTERNET MODES

A survey taken on the Internet site of Thomson Reuters tax and accounting business showed that DSL was the most commonly used connection cited by respondents. Source: Thomson Reuters "The Pulse."

DSL 44%; Cable 33.6%; Other high-speed 21.6%; Dial-up 0.8%

 

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