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Addressing an audience of Microsoft partners at the Worldwide Partner Conference, a panel of experts tendered important advice on rethinking your business approach in this fiercely competitive cloud era.


Competitive landscape drives recent technology M&A deals

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Microsoft WPC 2014: How Microsoft invests in its partners

On Day 3 of the WPC, Phil Sorgen laid out Microsoft's four principles for investing in its partners -- developing and delivering products and services; creating markets; enabling partner success; and focusing on sales and marketing execution.

Microsoft forges more open-source partnerships for added cloud interoperability

Microsoft has forged additional partnerships with open-source communities OpenNebula and

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