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Microsoft Inspire 2017 conference guide


Attendees of Microsoft Inspire 2017, formerly the Worldwide Partner Conference, will gain fresh insight into the company's channel strategy for its thousands of partners. Check here for news about Microsoft's vision and feedback from its channel community.

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Microsoft Inspire 2017 as it unfolds

We deliver up-to-date news as it develops here in Washington, D.C. Check back for the latest information on Microsoft and its partners.

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Four takeaways from Microsoft Inspire

Microsoft Inspire attracted about 17,000 partners from around the world; here are a few takeaways from the annual channel conference Continue Reading


Microsoft plans to partner in six key verticals

Microsoft is adopting an industry orientation that channel partners believe will mirror their go-to-market approaches and promote solution selling in areas such as IoT. Continue Reading


Microsoft cleans up its channel clutter

Microsoft is looking to make things easier for its partners through newly introduced incentives for its internal sellers among other initiatives. Continue Reading


Azure Stack hardware bundles emerge for channel

Microsoft Azure Stack, the company's hybrid cloud platform, could provide channel partner opportunities among customers who need an on-premises instance of the Azure public cloud. Continue Reading


Microsoft reveals shift in field sales, partner strategies

With its sights set on digital transformation, Microsoft will establish new incentives and compensation strategies to better align field sales with channel partners. Continue Reading


Microsoft looks to Inspire greater ISV involvement

Microsoft has opened its Inspire event boasting of its partner commitment and taking steps to make life even easier for developers. Continue Reading


Nadella: Partners are in everything we do

Microsoft Inspire kicked off with the firm's CEO thanking partners for their commitment to the vendor and underlining a world of opportunities that they can exploit thanks to digital transformation. Continue Reading


Microsoft digital transformation: CIOs to see industry, partner focus

Digital transformation is the magic word at Microsoft these days. What can CIOs anticipate from the company as it organizes itself to reinvent its customers? Continue Reading

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