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February 06, 2019
Microsoft is pursing partnerships with an expanded range of channel companies across a set of initiatives such as Microsoft co-selling and Microsoft Azure Expert MSPs.
January 27, 2017
Microsoft reported its Azure offering is seeing 93% sales growth as channel partners acknowledged an uptick in customer interest around the cloud platform; other news of the week.
November 11, 2016
The adoption of cloud services among traditional channel partner companies was a key theme at this year's IT Nation conference, hosted by ConnectWise.
July 12, 2016
Speakers at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference said partners in the cloud must differentiate through methods such as verticalization, IP and content marketing.
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Channel companies entering the cloud computing business must prepare for a subscription-based revenue model, cultivate partnerships and differentiate their services. Continue Reading
While the cloud reaches critical mass among customers of all sizes, many partners don't offer cloud services or have yet to make cloud services a major revenue contributor. Continue Reading
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Developing a cloud services practice is no easy feat. In this guide, we offer considerations for business model transitions, service offerings and partner networks you can join. Continue Reading
Emerging cloud distribution companies aim to help channel partners find the right cloud offering for their customers and also provide deployment and support services. Continue Reading
Channel partners offering cloud services see value in appointing a chief customer officer to strengthen relationships with customers in a complex and competitive market. Continue Reading
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Solution providers have numerous paths to cloud, but what's the most logical route to getting there? Experts offer advice for making a transition with minimal disruptions to your current business model. Continue Reading
To be truly revolutionary, providers should focus on cloud computing benefits that make computing and networking better -- not just cheaper. Continue Reading
When choosing between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, it is important to consider your specific needs and those of your customers, according to managed services expert Lauren Robinette. Continue Reading