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August 20, 2019
A new alliance uniting IT services firm DXC Technology with Google will focus on artificial intelligence and SAP migration as opportunities for collaboration.
July 24, 2019
Microsoft Teams governance, training and other services are emerging as business opportunities for channel partners working with Microsoft's collaboration platform.
July 11, 2019
Some MPN members question Microsoft IUR policy changes, but other channel execs see the product licensing shift as business as usual in the reseller and service provider space.
June 06, 2019
Crowd Machine is enlisting help from channel partners as it bids to differentiate itself in the growing no-code app development platform marketplace.
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