Stories by Helen Yeatman

  • Fundraising program skills up NSW students

    Consumables distributor Dattatech Group and its partners have announced the launch of Skills for Schools, an IT fund-raising initiative that aims to raise $250,000 for school-based programs.

  • YearOne powers into Sri Lanka

    Townsville-based YearOne Software has Australia's city slickers turning their heads after it cracked yet another foreign market with the sale of its business software product, Powerlink, in Sri Lanka.

  • MYOB pulls out of Canada

    ASX-listed MYOB Group has announced the divestment of its Canadian business to software publisher Intuit Canada for $11.4 million.

  • Ehyou acquires yet again

    ASX-listed Internet company ehyou.com has acquired Firmware's Web hosting business in an attempt to increase the customer base of its Internet-hosting subsidiary, Ozhosting.com.

  • Palm overhauls its developer program

    Handheld vendor Palm has restructured its developer programs and launched online training courses in an effort to make it easier for its developer partners to build on their skills and for new developers to come on board.

  • ACA deal to open up CRM opportunities

    IT distributor ACA Pacific has signed a partnership agreement with Multiactive Software that will create greater opportunities for resellers in the CRM (customer relationship management) arena.

  • Blue Martini lands eCRM deal

    Customer relationship management solutions provider, Blue Martini Software has scored a deal to implement its Blue Martini eCRM Channels application suite for Australian wholesaler Metcash Trading Limited.

  • Walsh waxes lyrical on carriers and the channel

    In one of his rare media briefings, Terry Walsh, Cisco's Australian managing director, identified key growth opportunities for Cisco's channel partners as well as addressing a broad range of issues affecting the Australian Internet economy as a whole.

  • Westbourne becomes Tower partner

    Tower Software has appointed a new member to its partner program, Australian service provider and systems integrator the Westbourne Group, which will integrate the vendor's flagship product, TRIM.

  • Old MacDonald had a . . . PC?

    Farmers are jumping off their tractors and onto the Web, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

  • Privacy laws present opportunities

    The need to comply with new Federal privacy laws is forcing corporates to pay more attention to how they handle customer data, with subsequent opportunities for the channel, a recent survey has shown.

  • Source sets sights on Vision64

    Optus subsidiary Source Integrated Networks has announced an agreement with Swan SA for the distribution of Vision64 across Australia and New Zealand.