- February 10, 2017
Microsoft has released new research and 'how to' playbooks that aim to help channel partners develop practices offering cloud-based products and services.
- January 26, 2017
The professional service firm's latest cloud consulting acquisition is consistent with its drive to stay on top of customer demand for cloud ecosystem services.
- January 25, 2017
Changes to Azure licensing mean customers who want pay-as-you-go pricing will have to make upfront commitments to get it, as Microsoft tries to balance its myriad product lines.
- December 02, 2016
The partnership between Amazon Web Services and VMware could help partners in the enterprise cloud market, but also raises questions regarding pricing and support.
- November 14, 2016
With a renewed channel strategy in place, the company's channel chief said work is well underway to make its alliances key to Rackspace's future.
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- October 26, 2016
Wipro's pending purchase of Appirio, a cloud services firm, would further reduce the number of independent cloud consultancies in a rapidly consolidating market.
- October 10, 2016
A new alliance between Armor cloud security and Cogent Co. speaks to channel opportunities around compliance, according to Armor's chief of operations and security.
- September 30, 2016
Google's rebranding efforts make a strong appeal to the enterprise and could reposition the company as a major force in the market, according to cloud partners.
- August 29, 2016
SVA Software, the new subsidiary of German IBM systems integrator SVA GmbH, will promote its IBM storage optimization product in North American markets.
- July 25, 2016
ZeroStack has entered partnerships with T5 Data Centers and Colovore, which will host the company's cloud appliance technology in their colocation facilities.
- July 12, 2016
Microsoft cloud partners are watching developments with Microsoft's Azure Stack, a hybrid cloud technology spanning Microsoft and service provider data centers.
- July 07, 2016
Rackspace is recruiting channel partners to resell and refer Azure and Office 365 as the company expands its role in Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program.
- April 12, 2016
Taking advantage of its purchase of Odin Service Automation, distributor Ingram Micro has launched cloud delivery platforms geared toward channel partners.
- March 31, 2016
The latest IBM acquisition aims to unite cloud consultancy Bluewolf and the IBM iX practice to create a larger pool of resources in the Salesforce professional services arena.
- March 31, 2016
Microsoft is working with NetEnrich, an IT infrastructure and operations management services provider, to capture small and midsize customers via a channel-ready Azure offering.