Joe Bergera, who held key positions with Sage's CRM operations for almost seven years, has taken the job of CEO of Iteris. Iteris, based in Santa Ana, Calif., markets what it describes as "information solutions for the transportation and agriculture markets." After leaving Sage North America in March 2011, Bergera had an eight month stint with CCH before moving on to Roper Industries.
Sage this week introduced its new partner programs with presentations to its resellers. The company said it is creating a Global Partner Program for Sage One, Live, Impact and X3 and for all ISVs. And overall, the company said it is simplifying its offering by moving both accounting software and construction and real estate resellers to plans that span products, with all Sage revenue applying to tiers.
NetSuite has opened two new data centers in Europe, one in Dublin, Ireland, and the other in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The cloud software company said it had also selected Capgemini as its sole distributor in France. NetSuite said the two data centers will be completely powered by renewable energy and are expected to be operating by the end of the year. NetSuite said Capgemini would be its partner of choice in France.
Australian software vendor Reckon has spelled out the development path for Reckon One, its cloud-based accounting package. Although Reckon accounting software is not sold in the United States, it is moving Reckon One into the United Kingdom and does sell its Virtual Cabinet document management system in this country. So it's always worth a look. The development map was spelled out recently at its partner and customer conference in Melbourne Australia.