10/1/2015

Should You Be a CSP?

We offer 20 essential points for Microsoft partners to consider before jumping on Microsoft’s new Cloud Solution Provider bandwagon.


In-Depth

2015 RCP Rocket Award Winners: Risk-Takers Rise to the Top

By Gladys Rama

For the third straight year, Redmond Channel Partner magazine and Revenue Rocket Consulting Group spotlight three companies that exemplify sustainable growth strategies for the 2015 RCP Rocket Awards.


Q&A with Microsoft's John Case: All About the CSP

By Scott Bekker

Microsoft's top Office executive and a key player in the development of the Cloud Solution Provider program talks to us about what the CSP means for partners.


Microsoft's CSP Ecosystem: A Guide to the Players

By Scott Bekker

Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program opens up a whole new world for partners. Here's a guide to the categories of partners, vendors and tools that are emerging to seize the CSP opportunity. 


Should You Be a Microsoft CSP? 20 Points To Consider

By Scott Bekker

Here are the most essential factors Microsoft partners should think about before jumping on Microsoft's new Cloud Solution Provider bandwagon.


Channel Watch

Breaking Up with Windows Phone: It's Not You, Microsoft, It's the Apps

By Scott Bekker

It seems tired to complain that there aren't enough apps for Windows Phone. And yet, the complaint persists because it's valid.


Channeling the Cloud

Microsoft, Others Eyeing Cloud-Based ID Management

By Jeffrey Schwartz

The burgeoning "ID Management as a Service" market represents an important opportunity for IT solutions providers.


Market Forces

Microsoft Promises To 'Mainstream' Dynamics, but Can It Deliver?

By Barb Levisay

For those who believe Microsoft's rhetoric, the synergy that Dynamics partners have been dreaming about for 15 years might soon become reality.


The Changing Channel

The Hidden Payoff in Starting an IAMCP Chapter

By Howard M. Cohen

In a region that's ripe for partner-to-partner networking, the launch of another IAMCP chapter is bringing more value to Microsoft partners.


News

Analysis: The Top 4 Security Worries of MSPs

By Ian Trump

The No. 1 reason for a customer to fire you, the partner, is loss of data. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen.