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Microsoft Channel Chief Touts CSP Seat-Based Offers, Certifications

Rodney Clark, Microsoft's head of global channel sales, shared some of the company's plans to improve its various partner programs over 2022.

Azure Expert Ergo Scores AWS, VMware Chops with Asystec Buy

Two Ireland-based MSPs are combining their cloud expertise in an acquisition announced this month valued at $28.6 million.

Microsoft's Margin Sharing Scheme for CSPs and ISVs Hits Public Preview

A new capability called "CSP margin sharing" in Microsoft's partner solutions marketplace is now available for all ISVs to test drive.

M&A in Microsoft Channel: Progress Acquires Kemp

Longtime Microsoft partner Progress Software is acquiring another Microsoft partner in Kemp Technologies.

Microsoft Updating Incentive Program and Partner Center for FY 2022

Microsoft recently described several changes it plans to make to its Partner Center and to the Microsoft Commerce Incentives program over fiscal year 2022.

Azure Partner News Roundup: What Was Announced at Microsoft Inspire

The two-day Microsoft Inspire partner conference, online for the second year in a row, kicked off Wednesday with, unsurprisingly, myriad partner announcements.

Microsoft's Top 350 U.S. Partners

Who are the best Microsoft U.S. partners? You'll find them in this list of the top 350 Microsoft partners, from global systems integrators to data specialists to regional operators.

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Microsoft Leans on Partners for Industry Cloud Efforts

Microsoft is adding three more industry-specific cloud programs to its offerings with help from its partners.

Microsoft's Entire 2020 Event Lineup Going 'Digital-First'

In response to concerns about the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Microsoft is transitioning all of its big conferences in 2020 to be online only.

Schuster Touts Microsoft Teams as 'The New OS' at IAMCP Event

Microsoft's top partner executive didn't mince words when it came to telling an audience of partners what the company considers to be its current top channel opportunity.

Partners Sidelined in New 'Microsoft Customer Agreement' Model for Azure

Microsoft's new approach for getting organizations to purchase Azure services appears to put its partners at a disadvantage.

Top 10 Blogs of 2018: Microsoft CSP Changes, Product Milestones and More

From Microsoft's shifting channel program policies to the avalanche of product releases at Ignite, here are the most popular blog posts of the past year.

Top 10 Microsoft Partner Tips of 2018

The tech landscape is evolving, and the channel along with it. Here are the year's best tips from channel experts for Microsoft partners trying to navigate the shifting IT ecosystem.

Considering CSP? Here Are Some Things Microsoft Won't Tell You

Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program is growing rapidly, and that means growing pains. Potential CSPs should learn about some of the program's current challenges before making the leap.

Microsoft's Menu of Indirect CSP Partners Gets Bigger

In the last few years, the number of Cloud Solution Provider Indirect Providers operating in the United States has jumped from just five to more than 14. Indirect Resellers have lots of choices, ranging from distys to LSPs to cloud distys to CSP specialists.