As partners scramble to find their place in the new cloud environment, the ISV category is expanding to include all different types of partners.
The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference sets the tone for partners for the year ahead. RCP analyzed the WPC session catalog to bring you everything you need to know to get the most out of the show or to track it from the office.
If Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn closes as expected, partners may have new opportunities. But unique challenges add complexity to the already difficult integration inherent in big deals.
Instead of making more large-scale changes, Microsoft is looking to fine-tune its current partner initiatives and programs.
Under pressure from trends like cloud computing and automation, how can the IT channel survive -- and what form will it take if it does?
Given Citrix's history with Microsoft and its decision to tap a former Microsoft president as its new CEO, it should come as little surprise the company is borrowing from Microsoft's script.
From what they sell to whom they sell to, these are the business areas partners need to transform if they're going to survive the next wave of IT consolidation.
Howard asked partners what their biggest grievances are with Microsoft. They were more than willing to share.