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This was somewhat the year of the cloud when it comes to the 2014 VAR Stars. A majority of them carry cloud products, a bare majority. But for those selected for the latest class of 100 resellers that handle mid-market financial software products, it was a year in which good performance was the clear story. But the cloud is gaining momentum and VARs that are doing well increasing do so by adding their own software products based on mainline ERP packages. And many made the list by doing the things that work well--executing good business practices. So without further fanfare, you can see this year's VAR Stars by following the link and downloading the special report.
Thursday, 04 December 2014
No one needs to remind the channel that the last few years have been challenging. But the market started to improve last year, and while all of 2012 was not great for members of Bob Scott's Top 100 VARs, the trend was generally favorable. There were other trends in 2012 that are continuing to change the market. One was the adoption of cloud technology and the number of Top 100 resellers selling SaaS products was up this year. But let's not give away all the story. To read the rest and see the rankings, follow this link: Top 100 VARS - The 2013 Class
Friday, 26 April 2013
No, not everyone had a great year. And despite the fact that many resellers are reporting an uptick that did not apply to final 2012 results many of which were lower than 2011. What I am talking about when I say the Top 100 VARs got bigger is the cutoff point for making the list grew. It appears that making the list will require about $3.8 million in revenue.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
The selection of mid-market accounting software resellers for Bob Scott’s 2012 VAR Stars rests on one basic principal: quality, not revenue, as the deciding factor in picking the 100 businesses that are selected for this honor. VARs from very small shops to the largest participants in the business have been selected in past years’ and in this year’s rendition. Download the 2012 Bob Scott’s Insight VAR Stars here…
Friday, 07 December 2012