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Q&A: Microsoft's Tom Rizzo Gives Partners the Skinny on Office 365

Microsoft's Online Services Director explains how Office 365 fits into the partner ecosystem, and how the transition from BPOS to Office 365 will work.

BPOS Gets a New Brand with Microsoft Office 365

When Microsoft overhauls the Online Suite as Office 365 next year, it will include Office desktop products in the subscription. An analyst calls the change a "mixed bag" for the channel.

Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse Hits Metal This Month

Release on HP hardware marks integration of technology from DATAllegro acquisition into the flagship Microsoft database technology family.

Windows 7 at a Year

Microsoft has shipped 240 million copies of Windows 7, and businesses are heavily engaged in migrations.

It's Not All Wreckage in the 2010 Rearview

I've spoken to a lot of resellers and ISVs over the past several weeks and a good number of you can't wait until 2011.

Microsoft Partners and the Language of Incentive

The buzzword in Microsoft partner relationships these days appears to be "incentives."

TechEd Europe: Enabling the Private Cloud

Microsoft rolls out a set of programs, products and service offerings called Hyper-V Cloud.

Forging a Lync in the Unified Communications Chain

Microsoft has a tradition of making a market breakthrough with the third release of a product. For that pattern to hold true in unified communications and collaboration, the channel will have to play a critical role.

SMBs Brace for a Cloudy Future

Attendees at SMB Nation Fall 2010 see peril and opportunity in the rise of cloud computing.

Some Partners Get the White-Glove Treatment

Microsoft executives know the switch to the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) is delicate.

Next SQL Server Reaches CTP Stage

Improvements coming to Web-based data viewing, high availability and query performance.

Dynamics SL 2011 Coming Q2

Midsize ERP product will feature role-specific dashboards.

Cloud Backup and Recovery

Will the cloud replace tape and local disk as the preferred means of protecting enterprise data? Though this was once unthinkable, cloud storage is starting to gain momentum.

Bet on Microsoft's Cloudy Forecast

Redmond's massive investment in forward-thinking cloud infrastructure is spreading across the globe, indicating that Microsoft will be worth partnering with for years to come.

HP Revamps PartnerOne

Updates cover deal registration, membership structures, the Elite designation and market development funds.

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