6/1/2012

Stone Cold Locks

Eight great channel opportunities in security based on emerging threats, surging technologies and vendor momentum.


In-Depth

The Microsoft Channel's 10 Highest-Paid Executives

By Scott Bekker

Who are the executives with the highest compensation packages among Microsoft channel companies, and how much do they make? We dug through corporate filings to find out.


Getting Ready for Windows 8

By Scott Bekker

In many ways, the channel is eagerly waiting for Microsoft to catch up to the market with its next OS. Will customers stand still long enough for the new OS to catch on?


8 Security Opportunities for Partners

By Scott Bekker

IT security is having a banner year, and channel partners are reaping the benefits. From protecting Macs and PCs to securing the cloud, there's no shortage of great channel opportunities based on emerging threats, surging technologies and vendor momentum. Here are a few of them.


Marching Orders: Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012

By Redmond Channel Partner magazine staff

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft's annual Worldwide Partner Conference is a rewarding experience, but it can also become overwhelming if attendees aren't prepared. Here are some tips for how to survive (and enjoy) this year's WPC in Toronto from five industry consultants.


Q&A with the IAMCP's New Worldwide Leader

By Scott Bekker

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kelvin Kirby talks to RCP about what's coming down the pipeline from the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners, from the organization's plan to expand its chapters to what to expect from the upcoming Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.


Channel Watch

WPC 2012 Session Agenda: Heavy on the Cloud

By Scott Bekker

If the initial session list is any indication, Microsoft is stacking its forthcoming Worldwide Partner Conference with lots of Windows Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM content. But its staple products will get their turns in the spotlight, too.


Channeling the Cloud

Amazon Prowls for Partners, Launches Marketplace

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Not always seen as the most partner-friendly cloud provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is taking key steps to reverse that perception.


The Changing Channel

Using MindManager To Organize Client Projects

By Howard M. Cohen

There's only one "thought-processor" tool that has helped me develop perhaps thousands of different kinds of projects.