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ACDI and PSIGEN Software Inc. Announce Distribution Partnership

August 28, 2018

Effective immediately, ACDI will serve as the exclusive North and Latin American Distributer of PSIGEN products to the Office Equipment Reseller Channel. The partnership between the two organizations will strengthen an already powerful suite of business-critical data solutions as each company looks to offer best-of-breed software for the entirety of the document lifecycle....

ACDI and PSIGEN Software Inc. Announce Distribution Partnership

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President and COO Tim Weller Named as Successor to Austin McChord
Norwalk, Conn. – January 8, 2019 – Datto, Inc., today announced the appointment of Tim Weller as its new Chief Executive Officer. Weller succeeds Founder Austin McChord who, last fall, transitioned away from the day-to-day management of the company but continues as a board member. Weller will assume the position immediately, providing a seamless transition from his interim role of leading Datto’s Executive Team over the last two months.

“I’m honored to be named CEO of Datto,” said Tim Weller, CEO of Datto. “We remain committed to serving the MSP community as we grow. I look forward to working with Austin, the rest of the board, and the entire Datto team as we create open, partner-centric solutions and reimagine products for MSPs globally."...

President and COO Tim Weller Named as Successor to Austin McChord


Accessibly Priced Scanners Added to Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. Scanner Fleet

Fujitsu Computer Products of America

Sunnyvale, CA, United States, 4/2/19 - Simplistic and affordable scanners offer new-to-scanning customers and small business with an easy way to adopt digital transformation...

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Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. Introduces New Workgroup Scanners to Its Best-In-Class Scanner Lineup

Fujitsu Computer Products of America

Sunnyvale, CA, April 02, 2019 

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. (FCPA), the leader in Document Imaging, is pleased to announce the addition of two new products to its industry leading workgroup scanner lineup, the FUJITSU fi-7140 and fi-7240 duplex document scanners. The fi-7140 and fi-7240 scanners are complementary to FCPA’s best-selling fi-7160 and fi-7260 scanners, using the same high-performance scanning engine while providing an affordable option. FCPA’s workgroup scanner family is designed for day-after-day, fast and efficient desktop scanning, helping organizations capture their most critical data for business intelligence...

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Microsoft and OpenClassrooms to train students to fill high-demand AI jobs

April 3, 2019 | Microsoft News Center

Strategic partnership aims to address the talent gap in technology hiring

PARIS – April 3, 2019 – Microsoft Corp. and online education leader OpenClassrooms are announcing a new partnership to train and prepare students for artificial intelligence (AI) jobs in the workplace. The collaboration is designed to provide more students with access to education to learn in-demand skills and to qualify for high-tech jobs, while giving employers access to great talent to fill high-tech roles...

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Novell is now Micro Focus Software, Inc.

Micro Focus Featured in CRN's 2019 Partner Program Guide

Annual Guide Recognizes the IT Channel’s Top Partner Programs

1 April 2019

SUNNYVALE, CA – Micro Focus announced today that its Partner Program has earned a 5-Star rating from CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2019 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide identifies the strongest and most successful partner programs in the channel today, offered by the top technology suppliers for IT products and services. The 5-Star rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs...

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Power of One Platform Drives 200% NetDocuments Growth in Europe

Monday, April 01, 2019 11:15 AM

Last month, NetDocuments hosted a press briefing event in the United Kingdom to update the legal tech industry on the momentum we’ve achieved in extending the scope of our trusted cloud platform to businesses in the EMEA and APAC regions of the world.

Our success continues to be evident with the move of more than 2.4 firms a day to our platform including The Council of Europe, Saffery Champness, and Walker Morris who all signed on in the first quarter of 2019. To keep up with the growth, we have doubled the size of our team in the EMEA and APAC regions and have been working continuously to enhance our support operations and availability

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APRIL 2, 2019

Newly Independent SUSE Better Positioned to Deliver Open Innovation to Meet Customers’ Needs on Their Terms

SUSE continues to adapt so its customers and partners can succeed

The newly independent, standalone SUSE® is proving to the market it is prepared better than ever before to focus on customer needs and deliver the right technology, support and services to help them navigate the business demands surrounding their own digital transformations. SUSE is showing customers how to create solutions that make sense for their businesses as they tap into an extensive open source-based ecosystem that gives them greater freedom and flexibility to enable their digital transformation...

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Symantec Press Releases

Norton LifeLock and Liberty Tax Urge Consumers to Take Steps to Stay Safe This Tax Season


Norton LifeLock Shares Security Tips, Special Offer for Liberty Tax Customers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Norton™ LifeLock™, a Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) company, said today they are working with Liberty Tax, Inc. (OTC PINK: TAXA) to help consumers better protect their identities with a program that enables taxpayers who file with Liberty Tax this year to purchase LifeLock identity theft protection at a special discounted rate.

While identity theft knows no season, tax season can leave consumers vulnerable to tax-related identity theft – that’s when someone uses a stolen Social Security number to file a tax return. According to the IRS, taxpayers saw a surge of phishing scams in 2018, with a 60 percent increase in bogus email schemes that seek to steal money or tax data. And more than 2,000 tax-related scam incidents were reported to the IRS from January through October 2018, compared to approximately 1,200 incidents in all of 2017

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Carbonite Closes Acquisition of Webroot

March 26, 2019 | By Carbonite

Transaction combines data backup and recovery technology with cybersecurity platform to deliver complete data protection for customers and their endpoints

BBOSTON, MA and BROOMFIELD, CO – March 26, 2019 – Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading cloud-based data protection provider, today closed its previously announced acquisition of Webroot Inc. The combination of cloud-based backup and recovery with cloud-based cybersecurity introduces a new approach to data protection for the endpoint.    

The total purchase price for Webroot was $618.5 million in cash, as adjusted with respect to cash, debt, transaction expenses and working capital.  The purchase price was funded with existing cash on hand and funds secured under a new $550 million term loan. The interest rate on the term loan is a floating rate based upon LIBOR plus 3.75%

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