1. Spiceworks was first founded in 2006 by Scott Abel, Jay Hallberg, Greg Kattawar, and Francis Sullivan, who brought experience from Motive Inc, Tivoli Software, Apple, and NeXT to the table.
Part remote monitoring and management tool provider, part media company, part IT social networking firm, Spiceworks has turned the SMB IT industry on its head in the five short years it has been in business. Now with the company dipping its toes in the IT product sourcing market, Spiceworks is playing in a lot of the same ball fields as VARs and channel providers. Is it an enabler or a threat?
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