In this edition of the Partner News Podcast, the staff of SearchITChannel.com discusses recent complaints from VMware resellers and independent software vendor (ISV) partners that the vendor is creating channel conflict. Associate features editor Elaine Hom and news writer Colin Steele also review the Dynamics CRM news that came out of Microsoft Convergence 2008 and its effect on Microsoft partners.
VMware is competing with VARs and ISVs more and more as it expands into new niche markets, according to some partners.
Dynamics CRM 4.0's integration capabilities and multi-tenant architecture bring new sales and services opportunities, according to VARs and SIs at Convergence 2008.
In this SearchITChannel.com podcast, Microsoft partners at Convergence 2008 discuss the three ways to sell Dynamics CRM 4.0 and what each method means for solution providers.
A photo essay of partners' most creative booths and promotional trinkets at the Microsoft Convergence 2008 expo.