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Microsoft Partner Program

The 2015 Microsoft Product Roadmap

Windows 10 is the obvious headliner of this year's roadmap, but Microsoft has many other key releases coming down the pipeline, including touch-enabled Office, on-premises SharePoint and Exchange, and test versions of the next iteration of Windows Server. Here's a look at what's to come, and when.

Dabbling Done, Microsoft Is All In on Cloud with Latest Dynamics AX

A full-blown cloud edition of Microsoft's ERP suite, Dynamics AX, will hit the public preview stage next month and is expected to be generally available (GA) in the first quarter of 2016.

Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Chief Goes to Salesforce.com

Bob Stutz, who has guided Microsoft's Dynamics CRM team for the last three years as corporate vice president, has left the company.

Veeam Plans New Portal To Ease DRaaS Rollouts for Partners

Backup and disaster recovery (DR) software provider Veeam is looking to make it easier for traditional partners to become Backup-as-a-Service providers with a new cloud-based tool.

Google Incents Partners To Nab Office 365 Customers

Google is calling on its 13,000 partners to convince midsized enterprises to give Google Apps a try.

Analysis: The Top 4 Security Worries of MSPs

The No. 1 reason for a customer to fire you, the partner, is loss of data. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen.

Microsoft Promises To 'Mainstream' Dynamics, but Can It Deliver?

For those who believe Microsoft's rhetoric, the synergy that Dynamics partners have been dreaming about for 15 years might soon become reality.

Q&A with Microsoft's John Case: All About the CSP

Microsoft's top Office executive and a key player in the development of the Cloud Solution Provider program talks to us about what the CSP means for partners.

Microsoft's CSP Ecosystem: A Guide to the Players

Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program opens up a whole new world for partners. Here's a guide to the categories of partners, vendors and tools that are emerging to seize the CSP opportunity. 

Should You Be a Microsoft CSP? 20 Points To Consider

Here are the most essential factors Microsoft partners should think about before jumping on Microsoft's new Cloud Solution Provider bandwagon.

Microsoft Releases Dynamics NAV 2016

The next major version of Microsoft's Dynamics NAV product, called Dynamics NAV 2016, became generally available on Monday.

Microsoft Buys Adxstudio's 'Portals' Business To Bolster Dynamics CRM

Microsoft on Monday announced its acquisition of "key product and technology assets" owned by longtime Dynamics partner Adxstudio.

Microsoft Extends CSP to Dynamics CRM: A Partner's Perspective

For the first time, Dynamics partners can take advantage of the biggest change to Microsoft's cloud business model.

Microsoft, Salesforce Announce New Integrated Offerings

Sometime rivals Microsoft and Salesforce.com this week shared their latest plans to integrate their various enterprise productivity offerings.

Microsoft Readies Dynamics CRM 2016 for Q4 Release

The next major update to Microsoft's Dynamics CRM platform will include significant improvements to its business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities.