Managed service provider MSP business model
- July 11, 2008
Hear about the big SaaS and Vista news coming out of Houston and how it affects Microsoft partners.
- July 08, 2008
Microsoft partners will see an initial referral fee and recurring margin for bringing customers to Microsoft hosted online services.
- July 02, 2008
Microsoft partners converging at the Worldwide Partner Conference will get SQL Server 2008 release news and, hopefully, guidance on Software as a Service futures.
- June 18, 2008
Nortel and Microsoft are pushing hosted unified communications into small and medium-sized businesses, but where's the partner play?
- June 13, 2008
Cisco's new channel chief Wendy Bahr took over the position of channel vice president for North America from the very popular Chuck Robbins in early January 2008. A former Verizon executive, Bahr joined Cisco in 2000 as operations director of ...
- June 10, 2008
Google exec says innovation in enterprise IT will come from cloud computing, not the on-premise model of the past.
- June 10, 2008
As more vendors expand into hosted CRM, don't expect Salesforce.com to get into on-premise software, partners say.
- June 02, 2008
Apple's greater business presence has sparked an interest in managed services for Macs, creating channel opportunity.
- May 27, 2008
Symantec channel chief Julie Parrish discusses changes to Symantec's deal registration program, and Citrix's Al Monserrat talks about Synergy '08.
- May 21, 2008
Managed service providers (MSPs) need to focus on their value, accreditations and avoid being sucked into price wars that are a "race to the bottom."
- May 13, 2008
An HP acquisition of EDS could push HP's services unit up to number two in the IT industry, right behind IBM. Whether partners will benefit is yet to be seen.
- May 02, 2008
Online backup hasn't caught on, but partners hold out hope for future Symantec Protection Network services.
- May 01, 2008
MSPAlliance president Charles Weaver discusses MSP/vendor relationships and MSP market differentiators. Also: Windows XP SP3 is delayed, and HP promotes partner services.
- April 29, 2008
Hewlett-Packard is opening up more HP services -- including maintenance -- to partners. The goal is to ensure faster, better customer service and more partner opportunity.
- April 25, 2008
Hear what Cisco partners think about Cisco's new Linux-based routers and what Live Mesh means for Microsoft's SaaS showdown with Google. Plus: tips to survive a tough economy.