Archive of August 2003

Is Intuit missing an opportunity?

Earlier this week I was talking with Bijal Mehta, Founder and CEO of Icode who explained that many of Icode’s customers are users who have outgrown Quickbooks and are moving to a more robust platform. Quickbooks Premier is made for up to 10 users and is very robust. However, it’s not optimized for true client/server […]

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News Factor: Windows Security Tools for Free

My spin: Hmmm. You’ve got to know what your “enemies” are up to, if you want to better understand how to defend against them. News Clip: The security and reliability of Windows and other Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) products top every network administrator’s list of concerns. Commercial products do a good job of protecting enterprise networks, […]

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Arial Software Offers Free Permission Email Marketing Software With No Time Limits, No Spyware, No Gimmicks, No Spam

My spin: When I here that something is for free…I wonder what the catch is (expires at a certain time; advertising embeded in each email message…?). I any case, check this out and see if it’s for you. News Clip: TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Arial Software is giving away industry proven, professional-level email […]

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Corel Acquisition by Vector Now Complete

Ottawa, Canada ≠ August 28, 2003 ≠ Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSX: COR) today announced the successful close of the acquisition of Corel by the Vector Capital Group which will result in Vector Capital acquiring all the common shares of Corel for US $1.05 (or approximately Cdn $1.48 based on recent exchange rates) per share. […]

Read More Announces Partnerships with Top Web Sites

My spin: So I guess Inc Magazine now has a fight on it’s hand to find distribution of it’s content. But I’d bet many of these deals are not exclusive to…so there’s plenty of room for Inc. News:IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ — announces key partnerships with AOL, Microsoft bCentral, BusinessWeek Online,, […]

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NetLedger and Artisoft Partner to Deliver Integrated Web-Based Phone Support System for Hosted Applications

My spin: Very interesting. I haven’t heard the name, “Artisoft” for years. It’s good to see them back in the news again! More importantly though, it is absolutely amazing how fast Netledger is ramping up – providing fresh and insightful value added services to its customers via partners. News Clip: NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ […]

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