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No Coding Required: How To Develop IP Without Developers

Just about everybody seems to think that the only way to create your own IP is to become a developer. As one Microsoft partner shows, that's not the case.

Under Nadella, Microsoft Dynamics Steps Out of the Shadows

The Microsoft business application suite has a new lease on life -- with major investments via 2015 acquisitions, important new cloud components, new management and new partnerships with former rivals.

Microsoft's 'Project Madeira' Sees Daylight in Public Preview

Microsoft's "Project Madeira," a new, cloud-based business application that's built on the company's Dynamics NAV platform, is now available as a public preview for U.S. organizations.

5 Things the Cloud Changes for Microsoft Partners

You may have noticed Microsoft (and other cloud providers) usurping traditional partner services like migration. Get used to it.

Microsoft Aims Power BI 'Embedded' at ISV Developers

Microsoft recently unveiled Power BI Embedded in a bid to draw developers, primarily independent software vendors (ISVs), to its cloud-based business intelligence tool.

Microsoft Launches Next-Gen Dynamics AX on Azure Public Cloud

Microsoft's Dynamics AX product is now a full-fledged Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering on the Azure public cloud.

Next Dynamics CRM Update Wave Coming in Q2

The next round of updates to Microsoft's Dynamics CRM product, dubbed the "spring wave," will arrive in the second quarter, the company said on Wednesday.

Analysis: IT Services a Double-Edged Sword for Xerox

The century-old company joins the likes of HP this year with its decision to separate its hardware and services units.

Microsoft Axes Convergence Conference for New 'Envision' Event

Starting this year, Microsoft is replacing its venerable Convergence conference, which has long been the company's marquee event for Dynamics-related announcements, with a new event called "Envision."

Microsoft Releases Dynamics CRM 2016

Microsoft on Monday released its next-generation customer relationship management (CRM) offering to general availability.

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.