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August 12, 2014
In the ChannelCon session, 'Quickstart to Crafting a Mobility Offering,' Dan Shapero explained the fundamental ideas behind mobility services. Among his recommendations, he suggested focusing on mobility policy as a source for adding value.
July 25, 2014
The IBM MobileFirst for iOS component of the recently announced partnership between IBM and Apple promises to allow IBM partners to create mixed-platform mobile systems for customers.
July 11, 2014
HP has teamed up with Microsoft and Intel to help partners drive more revenue around mobility. The Mobilize Your Business program focuses on easing partners' 'mobile transformation' conversations with customers.
June 30, 2014
Channel partners report that Microsoft's ending support for Windows XP has been good for their business, leading to upgrades to the operating system, migrations to handheld devices, cloud adoption and more.
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