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Navigating Microsoft


A Decade of WPCs: Microsoft, 10 Years On

It's been 10 years since Redmond Channel Partner magazine launched at the 2005 Worldwide Partner Conference. Microsoft looked a lot different back then.

Microsoft Hires Prominent Partner for Community Connections Post

Melanie Gass, a high-profile partner and author who cultivated an Internet radio identity as "The Microsoft Princess," is joining Microsoft as a senior business development manager for Microsoft Community Connections.

What To Expect in Microsoft's Fiscal '16: Focus on Cloud

How to navigate Microsoft's shifting attitudes toward the cloud in the coming fiscal year.

Top 5 Parts of the Microsoft Partner Network, Rated by Partners

WEB EXCLUSIVE: In a recent survey, partners reveal the most important reasons they align themselves with Microsoft.

Microsoft Product Power Ratings

A regularly updated guide to what's hot, what's not, what's trending and what's flailing for the Microsoft channel.

For Microsoft's Cloud Partners, 'Consumption' Is the Order of the Day

It's not enough for partners to drive sales of Microsoft's cloud; now, they're being asked to drive cloud workloads.

An Interview with Microsoft's New Dynamics Channel Chief

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Former longtime IBM executive Victor Morales made his public debut at Microsoft Convergence after three months on the job.

How To Speak Microsoft: Use These Acronyms

A brief glossary of the two-, three- and four-letter terms that Microsoft loves and partners should know.

New Azure Releases Make It Easier for Partners To Sell Microsoft's Cloud

From security to storage to identity management, the recent raft of new Azure services gives Microsoft partners multiple ways to meet today's business requirements.

10 Ways Windows 10 Will Affect Microsoft Partners

Everything will change for the Microsoft ecosystem when the next client OS ships. Here's a feature-by-feature guide to what specific partner types should expect from Windows 10.

Q&A with Top Microsoft Channel Exec Phil Sorgen

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Have faith in Microsoft on CRM, give Pinpoint another chance, check out DigitalStride, stay tuned on Surface in the channel and keep an eye on opportunities in Azure, hybrid cloud and EMS, Sorgen advises.

Partnering with Microsoft in the Nadella Era: What's Changed?

Between the end of stack ranking and the emergence of faster release cycles, partners are contending with a much different Microsoft than the one under Ballmer.

Who Speaks for the Channel Partner?

Impersonal vendor channels are drowning out partners who voice their concerns. Is the only solution to speak louder?

Microsoft Partners: Get Used to Dodging a Drunk Dinosaur

A few of Microsoft's recent moves have the company lumbering right onto partners' territory.

WPC 2014 in Quotes: 12 Key Themes

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A recap of some of the important themes Microsoft executives spotlighted at the 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference keynotes.