Systems Channel News Roundup for the week of July 19-23, 2010.
Hyper-V garnering more partner support among ISVs
Independent software vendor (ISV) support for Hyper-V is gradually gaining steam in the virtualization market.
Microsoft may be seeing more partner support
Some users say Hyper-V doesn't require third-party tools because of the management capabilities that Systems Center Operations Manager and Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager provide. But others say they may need third-party management tools to deal with issues such as storage growth.
Microsoft to offer partners extra virtualization perks
Starting in October, Microsoft partners will get a 20% bonus for registering new virtualization deals, according to eChannelLine.
Ross Brown, Microsoft's vice president of worldwide partner sales, announced that new incentive as part of his 2011 priorities during last week's Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C. There will also be partner bonuses for selling the Windows Optimized Desktop bundle, Brown said.
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