Eric Duffaut, president of global ecosystem and channels, has decided to leave SAP. He had held the job since January 2011. The company issued a short and sweet statement that "Eric Duffaut has made the personal decision to leave SAP. We thank him for his years of service and wish him well in his future endeavors." He joined SAP in January 2005 as SVP for channel and small and midsize business in its EMEA north, east, west and south region (Try fitting that on your business card).
Infor has taken on Data House Consulting, a firm based in Hawaii, as a member of its channel. DataHouse will deliver the Infor Public Sector suite to customers in the government, public safety, utilities, transportation, education and libraries micro-verticals. DataHouse, which also has office in Los Angeles, Calif., and Seattle, Wash. Founded in 1975, DataHouse has 95 employees, with more than 250 in all its subsidiaries. The firm also supports SAP's eBanking platform
SWK Technologies is holding the first MAPADOC Connections Customer Conference for its EDI customers next month. The event will be in Chicago on October 17 and 18. SWK has 375 active MAPADOC customers. "The conference will be focused on supply chain management," notes Brian Dunn, director of marketing for the Livingston, N.J.-based Sage VAR.
KeyedIn Solutions has moved into the Baltic countries through a partner agreement with Estonian Company, McLean & Laneman. That firm will project KeyedIn products and services in Estonia, Finland and the Baltic region. (That's what the press release says. That must mean the other Baltic countries since in my view, Estonia is a Baltic country).