The GSA schedule offers channel companies access to the enormous public sector IT market. Distributors with GSA contracts provide one way to get on board.
FASB lease accounting changes will impact channel partners involved in IT leasing. Managed services could get a boost from the new standard.
Cisco plans to move its Partner Summit to the fall, starting in Nov. 2016. The move aims to pull together Cisco partners and the field sales organization.
BitTitan's MSPComplete platform aims to help channel partners sell cloud services such as Microsoft's Azure.