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Kaseya Appoints Former Oracle, NetSuite Execs to Leadership Roles

Kaseya logoKaseya said this morning that it has appointed a new CMO and CSO. The appointment of the company’s new CMO comes just a week after its former CMO, Bob Davis, parted ways with the company.

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Former Oracle Exec Judson Althoff Tapped to Lead Microsoft Sales & Marketing

Microsoft late yesterday announced that Judson Althoff , who most recently served as an executive at Oracle, has been tapped for the role of president, North America Sales & Marketing, and corporate vice president. Althoff will manage a team of sales, marketing and services professionals across the U.S. and Canada, within a division that was a significant contributor to Microsoft's $73 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2013. 

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Oops…My Bad! 5 Blogs We Missed Last Week

Here we go again! As I do each week, I am really enjoying bringing our readers a quick round-up of the blog coverage I didn’t manage to get to during the week prior.

A reminder that voting has been extended to Feb. 22 for the 3rd Annual SMB Nation 150 Awards; go to, to vote for all of your industry favorites…

Also note that this year’s Spring Conference will be held May 3-5, 2013, at the Microsoft Redmond Campus. For more information, and to register, go to:

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Ovum Releases Results of Latest Telco Report

Ovum LogoToday, Ovum, Ltd., a London-based analyst firm, announced the results of their Ovum Decision Matrix: Business Intelligence and Anlytics for Telcos, Jan 2013 report. Ovum’s findings highlighted the top three current BI vendors for telco organizations, as well as common industry roadblocks.

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