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Microsoft offers hosted CRM

DALLAS – Software as a service was a hot topic at this year’s Microsoft Convergence here last month. With the announcement of CRM 3.0, Microsoft is now offering customer relationship management to third parties, which will allow them to provide hosted solutions where customers can rent CRM services through a subscription model.

Getting a polished look

Opalis Software is the story of a typical startup: An experienced CEO takes over from the founder, brings in venture financing and shakes things up

SAP makes play for hosted CRM

Months after it said it expected to deliver a hosted CRM service, SAP recently announced its first offering, under the mySAP CRM portfolio.

Taxing battle continues

Intuit and Dr. Tax want your returns, but the channel they prefer is through big chain retailers

Angel in Americas

Susan Haystee is spearheading the company’s continental development, while furthering Linux adoption in Canada, the U.S. and Latin America

Novell adds Linux support bundle

In a bid to increase business sales, the company is now selling support with SuSe Linux Enterprise Server. A Quebec partner says this is good news for Novell resellers

Lotus beefs up product line

IBM is opening up its Lotus tools to include a greater emphasis on open standards, a continuation of Big Blue’s services-oriented architecture strategy, and more support for other products its customers use.

The Upside of CLM

Noticing the void in the market for contract lifecycle management software, one Canadian businessman took the lead


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