7/1/2015

Microsoft Surface and Cloud Go Mainstream

At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference this month, Microsoft is giving partners what they’ve been requesting for years. In an exclusive interview with RCP, Channel Chief Phil Sorgen details broad channel distribution plans for the Microsoft Surface and the Cloud Solution Provider program.


In-Depth

Microsoft's 'Most Competent' Partners of 2015

By Gladys Rama

Which Microsoft partners have racked up the most competencies in 2015? We scour the Pinpoint partner directory to find out. 


Microsoft Takes Surface and Its Cloud Mainstream at WPC 2015

By Scott Bekker

At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference this week, Microsoft is giving partners what they've been requesting for years. In an exclusive interview with RCP, Channel Chief Phil Sorgen details broad channel distribution plans for the Microsoft Surface and the Cloud Solution Provider program.


How New Signature Won Back-to-Back Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year Awards

By Scott Bekker

What did it take for the Washington, D.C.-based National Solution Provider to win twice in a row? A relentless focus on cloud and an aggressive emphasis on growth.


Both Sides

Under Nadella, Microsoft Sheds Its Predictability

By M.S. Partner

From its uncharacteristic embrace of third-party platforms to its rapid delivery of new cloud services, Microsoft has been steadily shedding its reputation as a slow-moving behemoth.


Channel Watch

A Decade of WPCs: Microsoft, 10 Years On

By Scott Bekker

It's been 10 years since Redmond Channel Partner magazine launched at the 2005 Worldwide Partner Conference. Microsoft looked a lot different back then.


Market Forces

Hiring? Make Sure To Get a Business Analyst

By Barb Levisay

Technology pros may still be the core of your partner business, but you need a BA who can translate technology into real terms that business users understand.


The Changing Channel

Microsoft Partner Mandates: Focus on P2P and IP for Azure

By Howard M. Cohen

Howard spotlights Microsoft partners that are succeeding by forging partner-to-partner relationships and developing IP to drive cloud consumption.