Microsoft has a tradition of making a market breakthrough with the third release of a product. For that pattern to hold true in unified communications and collaboration, the channel will have to play a critical role.
It's been a year of change and turnover among partner-facing Microsoft executives. Here's an org chart for partners.
When Microsoft overhauls the Online Suite as Office 365 next year, it will include Office desktop products in the subscription. An analyst calls the change a "mixed bag" for the channel.
I've spoken to a lot of resellers and ISVs over the past several weeks and a good number of you can't wait until 2011.
Microsoft executives know the switch to the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) is delicate.
The buzzword in Microsoft partner relationships these days appears to be "incentives."
Having financial ownership in a company doesn't mean you automatically have leadership, nor does being a manager make you a leader.
Attendees at SMB Nation Fall 2010 see peril and opportunity in the rise of cloud computing.
Microsoft rolls out a set of programs, products and service offerings called Hyper-V Cloud.
Microsoft has shipped 240 million copies of Windows 7, and businesses are heavily engaged in migrations.
Improvements coming to Web-based data viewing, high availability and query performance.
Release on HP hardware marks integration of technology from DATAllegro acquisition into the flagship Microsoft database technology family.