Microsoft Partner Program


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.

Pax8 Acquires Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider TVG

Microsoft indirect provider Pax8 announced its plan to acquire TVG, an indirect partner within Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program.

State of the Channel Report: We're in the Midst of a Big-Three Channel Pivot

Three industry trends are "redefining the current state of the channel," say researchers at Ingram Micro Cloud.

Microsoft Dynamics Partner Enavate Sharpens Its SMB Chops

Gold Microsoft partner Enavate, with expertise in Dynamics, has acquired a team from consultancy Columbus specializing in cloud ERP solutions for SMBs.

Microsoft Updates Dynamics 365 for Customer, Employee and Supplier Experiences

Microsoft announced three new Dynamics 365 features at Ignite to improve businesses' interactions with their customers, employees and suppliers.

What's Keeping MSPs Up at Night: Competition, Tough Clients and Vendor Costs

Pandemic-driven business conditions have been a boon for MSPs, but all that growth comes with significant hurdles.

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Sikich Acquires Gold Microsoft Dynamics Partner PA Group USA

There's some consolidation happening in the Microsoft Dynamics space this week, with Sikich LLP announcing its plan to acquire Dynamics specialist PA Group USA.

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.

The Case for Windows 11 Will Be Made with Security and Telemetry

Steering a Windows 11 move will be rough without measuring the gains or losses along the way, so says Cambridge, Mass.-based Microsoft partner Aternity.

New Microsoft 365 Monitoring Platform Helps MSPs Avoid the 'Logo Blame Game'

Martello Technologies has announced a new platform to help partners manage their customers' Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams deployments.

Datto's Disaster Recovery Product for Azure MSPs Hits the Market

Disaster recovery specialist Datto has launched a new product to help Microsoft Azure MSPs protect customers' data against security breaches, ransomware and outages.

As SMBs Drive a Cloud Surge, Partners Must Turn to Automation to Support It

As the world shut down last year, business at SkyKick -- a 100 percent partner-focused company providing cloud automation and management tools -- boomed.

Microsoft Partner Nerdio Talks Windows 365 and Cloud PC

Microsoft's upcoming desktop-as-a-service offering is "nothing but opportunity" for partners, according to Vadim Vladimirskiy, Nerdio's founder and CEO.

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Microsoft Bolsters Dynamics 365 with Suplari Acquisition

An acquisition announced by Microsoft on Wednesday promises to bring AI solutions for assessing supply-chain spending to the Dynamics 365 product.

Kaseya Unlocking REvil-Encrypted Data Using Universal Key

IT solutions firm Kaseya is now using a "universal decryptor key" for customers affected by a REvil ransomware attack.