Start-up offers a new way to make money on Office 365

Washington – It’s no secret that the channel is struggling trying to make a buck with Office 365. According to BitTitan, many solution providers lose margins because of the complexity of migrating an

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Microsoft channel changes and how they impact Canada

Washington – The 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference has come to a close for another year. Next year the Worldwide Partner Conference will take place in mid-July in Orlando, Fla. No word on if

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Microsoft CEO’s getting lean plan means 18,000 job cuts

Washington – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wasn’t kidding yesterday during his keynote that the company needed to get leaner. Nadella announced on the last day of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference that he

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Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs

A week after Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella wrote a letter to staffers outlining a the company’s new vision and a major revamp, Nadella today announced a global job cut that will see

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Satya Nadella outlines Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first world

Washington - In what amounts to Satya Nadella’s coming out party for the channel, the new CEO of Microsoft told an audience of 16,000 channel partner executives at the Worldwide Partner Conference that

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Azure gets DR boost with Microsoft’s InMage acquisition

The cloud backup and disaster recovery capabilities of Azure, Microsoft Corp.’s cloud computing platform and infrastructure will be enhanced with the company’s acquisition of business continuity vendor InMage. The ability to backup, replicate

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NetApp partners with Microsoft on hybrid cloud offering

Washington – NetApp has introduced a private storage system for Microsoft Azure at the Worldwide Partner Conference. Previously NetApp only made this solution for creating hybrid cloud environments available for Amazon Web Services.

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Microsoft adds a fifth mega-trend: security

Washington – Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Social Business have been listed by several high tech vendors for many years now. Well, Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s COO added security to that list at the

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Microsoft re-imagines the channel’s cloud investments

Washington - Microsoft got two things right yesterday during the opening of the Worldwide Partner Conference. The first was that they acknowledged their cloud strategy will be dependent on the channel ecosystem. And,

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Microsoft BI solution delivers results for Pizza Pizza

When the pizza delivery guy is running late, we’re often thinking “free pizza.” For Amar Narain, the same situation could be triggering a different type of imagery. His thoughts probably go something more

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Is there any room for dirt cheap tablets in the channel?

Is there any margin on a tablet device priced at $70? Well according to Energy Sistem Soyntec S.A. of Spain, yes. Energy Sistem is positioning itself in the market place as a “different”

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Nothing off the table in Microsoft revamp: Satya Nadella

Microsoft is definitely not doing it “Ballmer style” according to company’s new CEO. In an open letter to Microsoft employees yesterday, CEO Satya Nadella outlined his view of the technology giant’s place in

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Microsoft to revamp Office 365 SMB editions

Microsoft’s Office 365 versions for small and medium sized businesses are getting enhanced features to bring them closer to their enterprise counterparts. To make the SMB editions more attractive to small businesses, Microsoft

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