Microsoft SMB Partners

Cisco Updates Partner Offerings

New programs, financing come as the networking giant continues to push for small business revenues.

AMD, Intel Settle Antitrust Suit

AMD and Intel on Thursday agreed to a legal settlement in which Intel will pay AMD $1.25 billion.

Microsoft Cuts Online Services Pricing

Microsoft announced that it has bulked up some its software-as-a-service offerings and lowered prices.

SMB Partners Hedge Their Bets

Attendees at SMB Nation 2009 assert their independence from Microsoft amid slowly improving market conditions.

Azaleos Launches OCS Monitoring Service

Organizations struggling with the complexities of Microsoft's unified communications solution have a new outsourcing option.

SharePoint 2010: Beta Arriving This Fall

Microsoft officials described additional details about the upcoming SharePoint Server 2010 product at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference.

Symantec Adds Micro-Financing for SMB Partners

Move comes as software vendor increases education programs to help partners with basic business topics.

Microsoft and OEMs Offer System Management Promos

Microsoft launched a new licensing promotion on Tuesday aimed at midsize companies vying to better manage their servers and IT resources.

Microsoft Targets Retailers With Dynamics POS 2009

Microsoft unveiled a point-of-sales solution for midmarket retailers on Monday as part of its Dynamics product line.

Microsoft Attacks Sage in ERP Market Battle

Microsoft is taking aim at U.K.-based Sage Software in an attempt to grab a greater stake in the enterprise resource planning software market.

Get Primed to Virtualize SMBs

First Look: Book by Gold Certified Partner provides a good starting point for building a virtualization practice.

Small Business Specialists Find Hopeful Signs

Microsoft surveyed more than 600 Small Business Specialists to see where partners were finding glimmers of light at the end of this dark economic tunnel.

Small Business: Microsoft Redefines 'Entry Level' for Windows Server

Redmond releases OEM-only version called Windows Server 2008 Foundation for customers with fewer than 15 users.

Microsoft's Small Business Specialist Designation: What's in It for You?

Plenty -- as long as you combine it with a solid strategy to overcome SMBs' inherent fear of investing in IT.