Microsoft Partner Program


Dispatch from ChannelCon: ChannelCon-fused

As Howard finds at this year's CompTIA partner convention, yes, there's still a channel. But there's also something else.

Dynamics CRM 2013 May Hit General Availability in October

While Microsoft has not officially given a specific date for the fall launch of Dynamics CRM 2013, a recent post on the Dynamics CRM blog may have narrowed the timeframe down a little.

Dynamics GP 2013 SP2 Coming Later this Year

Service Pack 2 (SP2) of Microsoft's Dynamics GP 2013 enterprise resource planning (ERP) product will arrive in the fourth quarter of this year, Microsoft said Thursday.

Next Dynamics CRM Online Release To Have Revamped Licensing

The next version of Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online product will include a new licensing scheme, Microsoft announced Monday.

WPC: Microsoft Boosts Dynamics AX with Supply Chain-Focused Acquisitions

Microsoft is acquiring two Dynamics AX-related solutions from partner Blue Horseshoe, the company announced during Monday's opening keynote of its Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Houston.

Dynamics CRM 2013 Coming Fall with Mobile-Device Support

The next major release of Microsoft's customer relationship management (CRM) product, Dynamics CRM 2013, will become generally available sometime this fall.

N-Able and LPI Deals Signal an MSP Milestone

Besides shaking up the RMM landscape, the acquisitions -- just weeks apart -- are a sign that IT heavyweights are starting to pay closer attention to the MSP market.

Microsoft Targeting SMBs with Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Microsoft has designed its forthcoming Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials product to be a "first server" for small-to-medium (SMB) businesses, according to details released by the company this month.

Microsoft Lets Partners Deploy Dynamics ERP on Windows Azure

Two of Microsoft's enterprise resource planning (ERP) products, Dynamics GP 2013 and Dynamics NAV 2013, can now be purchased as Windows Azure-hosted services through partners.

Citrix Talks Up New Partner Program at Summit Conference

Citrix spotlighted its revamped solution advisor partner program during its Citrix Summit conference, which took place this week in Anaheim, Calif.

2013 Microsoft National Systems Integrators (Full List)

The Microsoft National Systems Integrators are a special group of U.S. partners with super-regional scale and special expertise. Here is the full list of the partners who made the category in Microsoft's 2013 fiscal year.

With Tiny Appliance, Datto Aims To Back Up Micro SMBs

Datto Inc. on Tuesday launched a small and inexpensive appliance called the ALTO that is designed to make enterprise backup, disaster recovery and business continuity affordable for the smallest businesses.

Convergence: Microsoft Outlines Dynamics Roadmap, Announces Netbreeze Buy

Microsoft detailed its Dynamics vision on Tuesday during the opening keynote of its Dynamics Convergence conference, taking place in New Orleans this week.

VMware Revamps Partner Competency Program, Launches 'Cloud Credits'

VMware has overhauled its Partner Competency program, as well as added new revenue-generating incentives for solution providers selling cloud services, the company announced at this week's VMware Partner Exchange Conference in Las Vegas.

Parallels Overhauls Platform, Launches APS 2.0 and Cloud Storage

Parallels on Tuesday unveiled an overhaul of its channel-focused platform for delivering cloud-based services to SMB customers.