December 2008 - Endangered, Not Extinct: How Partners Can Survive the Recession

Tips to fund IT projects in a credit-crunched world. Plus: looking inside Symantec's partner program; how ISVs can get into SaaS via Microsoft's S+S Incubation Center; what's in Azure for partners; changes in the LAR program; more.


Endangered, Not Extinct: Survival Tips for Partners in These Tough Economic Times

By Anne Stuart

Even with the current threats to easy credit, Microsoft partners have resources to draw upon in the tough economic times ahead.

Landing New Business: S+S Incubation Centers Gives ISVs a First Step

By Rich Freeman

Microsoft's Software plus Services Incubation Centers can help ISVs hook into SaaS opportunities by pairing them with experienced hosters.

Is It Time to Take Another Look at Symantec?

By Scott Bekker

The Veritas acquisition caused some problems, but close partners say the security giant is back on its game.


Roadmap Update: Vendors Shake up Channel Offerings

By Scott Bekker

Reorg: Willis Takes over U.S. Dynamics Team from McCollum

By Scott Bekker

SMB Nation: New SMB Products Get Tepid Partner Response

By Rich Freeman

Strategy Survey: Shift Sales into High Gear for 2009

By Anne Stuart and RCP Staff