back to article Sage to have its CakeHR and eat it: Scoffs cloudy automated personnel-botherer

Geordie accounting software provider Sage is continuing its shift to general cloud-based business services by scoffing human resources software company CakeHR. CakeHR offers small and medium-sized firms the ability to automate common human resources functions via a cloud-based platform. Its software deals with leave allowances …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "it will be essential that further acquisitions are made to build critical mass"

    Of course, put that baby on the treadmill to IPO to ensure more opportunities for the MBAs and PHBs of the world.

    Why does every company have to absolutely become a bloated behemoth like IBM or HP, or be considered a failure ?

    Can't people see that it doesn't actually help ?

    1. Captain Scarlet Silver badge

      Re: "it will be essential that further acquisitions are made to build critical mass"

      Knowing Sage they will purchase what is required, considering Sage Line 500 was tetra CS/3 (Line 200 was another purchase as well as X3).

      I'm not aware of many products being developed from the ground up in Sage, so if they need it they will purchase it (Like with the purchase of Adapteus to complement Line 500 with the TeleSales and EDI Modules).

      1. TimMaher Bronze badge

        Re: "it will be essential that further acquisitions are made to build critical mass"

        Yup.

        Anyone remember Sky?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Perkins would buy anything. Lets see if Sage can survive this one at all.

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