4/1/2015

Deliver Disaster Recovery as a Service

Many partners are looking to become DRaaS providers and there are many ways to provide disaster recovery services. Find the delivery approach that works for you.


In-Depth

Delivering Disaster Recovery as a Service: What Partners Should Consider

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Many partners are looking to become DRaaS providers and there are many ways to provide disaster recovery services. Find the delivery approach that works for you.


Retiring Windows Server 2003: Lessons from Windows XP's End-of-Life

By Gladys Rama

A year ago, Microsoft retired Windows XP after an extremely long period of warnings. What insights can channel partners take from that process as they look toward the Windows Server 2003 support deadline on July 14? 


StorageCraft's Growth Plan: Think Globally, Act Locally

By Scott Bekker

While sticking to its roots in fast, local backup and recovery, Utah-based StorageCraft is investing aggressively in heavy-duty cloud disaster protection solutions and expanding its global footprint.


Both Sides

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

By M.S. Partner

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


Channel Watch

A Brave New World of Partner Billing in the Cloud

By Scott Bekker

There are now almost as many ways to bill for the cloud services that partners deliver to customers as there are cloud services.


Channeling the Cloud

Microsoft Charts Course Toward Containers, Cloud Computing's Next Frontier

By Jeffrey Schwartz

Perhaps you've heard the buzz about containers and how they're poised to become the next big thing in cloud computing.


Market Forces

The Partner Opportunity in Packaging Microsoft's Power BI

By Barb Levisay

As much as business intelligence has gone mainstream, it's still not a simple conversation. One Microsoft partner has found a solution to reduce customer confusion.


The Changing Channel

IAMCP Program Gives Microsoft Partners a Leg Up on Training

By Howard M. Cohen

For the first time, Microsoft partners who are members of the IAMCP may purchase the same Microsoft curriculum and online labs that partner training centers use.


News

One of Google's Top Partners Makes Play for Microsoft's Cloud

By Gladys Rama

Atlanta, Ga.-based ISV BetterCloud is readying a version of its popular Google Apps management solution for Office 365.