Microsoft Partner Program


Microsoft Launching New Business Conference in July

Microsoft plans to host a brand-new conference this summer that's focused on its business intelligence (BI) technologies, as well as its various "365"-branded products.

Microsoft Readies NAV-Based Dynamics 365 Offering for CSPs

A new partner-delivered Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution based on the on-premises Dynamics NAV product will become generally available on April 2.

After Delay, Dynamics 365 Marketing App Hits Public Preview

Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 for Marketing app is now available for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) to test out.

ConnectWise Acquires an Industry Jewel with HTG

Almost every technology provider provides some professional and business development guidance for its channel partners in conferences and webinars, but ConnectWise always stood out.

Considering CSP? Here Are Some Things Microsoft Won't Tell You

Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program is growing rapidly, and that means growing pains. Potential CSPs should learn about some of the program's current challenges before making the leap.

Microsoft's Menu of Indirect CSP Partners Gets Bigger

In the last few years, the number of Cloud Solution Provider Indirect Providers operating in the United States has jumped from just five to more than 14. Indirect Resellers have lots of choices, ranging from distys to LSPs to cloud distys to CSP specialists.

Microsoft's Channel Finds Its Place in the Expanding Azure Ecosystem

As Azure gains ground in the public cloud space and Microsoft refines its partner organization to make Azure sales more enticing, an ecosystem of offerings is springing up around the platform. We take a look at the opportunities for partners to offer Azure-based services.

Microsoft Releases NAV 2018, Readies New Dynamics 365 Partner Offering

The next major version of Microsoft's ERP solution for small and midsized businesses is now generally available.

With AI and Automation on the Rise, It's Time To Reinvent the SI

Times are a-changin' and in order to be successful tomorrow, systems integrators will need to adapt their businesses to the needs of the digital-transformation era.

Microsoft CSPs Expecting Less Conflict, More Azure Consumption

A newly refocused Cloud Solution Provider program is giving partners hope for better relationships with Microsoft field reps.

Microsoft Brings AI, Modular Apps to Dynamics 365

Microsoft announced a string of new capabilities coming to Dynamics 365 on Monday at its Ignite conference, taking place this week in Orlando, Fla.

Rackspace Shakes Up Managed Services with Datapipe Acquisition

In a move that combines two major providers of managed hosting and cloud services, Rackspace this week announced it is acquiring rival Datapipe in its biggest acquisition to date.

Report Finds Where Partners Are Falling Short in Cloud

Most partners are not investing enough resources to take full advantage of the cloud opportunity, despite owing an ever-growing proportion of their revenues to cloud-based sales.

Microsoft Updates FastTrack for Dynamics 365

Microsoft this week announced some additions to its FastTrack for Dynamics 365 program aimed at driving more active usage of the cloud-based CRM/ERP suite.

Kaseya-ConnectWise Spat Means Interesting Times in MSP Tools Land

A lot of money in the pockets of the major MSP tools companies means investors see opportunity, and opportunity means winners and losers -- and open conflict.