March 2007 - Dynamics Growing Pains

Microsoft, SAP square off; inside Symantec Ghost's disk imaging and client management solution; more


Microsoft and SAP: Bittersweet Symphony

By Lee Pender

Microsoft and SAP have a successful Duet together, but they'll be less harmonious as they battle for ERP supremacy. Partners might be forced to take sides.

Clash of Titans: Microsoft's SaaS Play

By Scott Bekker

Microsoft's next version of CRM software, code-named "Titan," will reveal the company's competitive response to Salesforce.com and its approach to Software as a Service.

Dynamic Destiny

By Lauren Gibbons Paul

Microsoft's move to standardize its enterprise-applications suite offers both opportunity and challenges for partners that sell those solutions.

Ready, Set, Launch!

By Paul Desmond

SharePoint and Vista implementations head the list of opportunities that Microsoft's new product wave offers partners -- but taking advantage of them requires careful preparation.