SaaS Partnerships: New Horizons, Old Hurdles

An industry report describes big changes for partners under a Software as a Service model, but nettlesome compensation issues still remain.

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Quest Tools for Exchange Migrators

Quest Software Inc. and Microsoft are teaming up to offer a new incentive program for partners that conduct migrations to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.

New Web Site Opens Technology to Women, Minority-Owned Businesses

Women and minority-owned businesses have a new technical training partner: Biz Tech-Connect. Microsoft is part of a consortium of companies that designed the free Web resource to help women and minority entrepreneurs use the Internet and other technology to help grow their businesses.

New Web Site Opens Technology to Women, Minority-Owned Businesses

Women and minority-owned businesses have a new technical training partner: Biz Tech-Connect.

Microsoft Buys Stake in CareerBuilder

Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired a minority stake in job-listings partner and will use that job-search engine on MSN sites overseas in a bid to capture more of the classified advertising money migrating to the Web.

First-Timers: Big Discount on First MCP, Dynamics Exam

If you're taking your first MCP or Microsoft Dynamics exam, you're eligible for a 40 percent discount on your very first exam.

Intel To Cut 1,000 Jobs in New Mexico

Intel Corp. said Tuesday that it expects to cut more than 1,000 jobs at its Rio Rancho plant as the company ends production of an older silicon wafer technology.

Project 2007 Exam Beta Next Week

Microsoft to put Project exam through paces with beta testers for two weeks starting Tuesday.

Vonage Chief Executive Steps Down

Vonage CEO Michael Snyder resigned Thursday as the troubled Internet phone company reported weak preliminary first-quarter results and announced a restructuring plan that includes an unspecified number of jobs cuts.

Take-Two CFO Out After Shareholder Coup

The chief financial officer of beleaguered video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. announced his resignation Monday, less than two weeks after a shareholder revolt that ousted the CEO and several board members.

India High-Tech Industry Out of Workers

At the heart of the sprawling corporate campus, in a hilltop building overlooking the immaculately shorn lawns, the sports fields and the hypermodern theater complex, young engineers crowd into a classroom. They are India's best and brightest, with stellar grades that launched them into a high-tech industry growing at more than 25 percent annually. And their topic of the day? Basic telephone skills.

Portal for Microsoft Partners Unveiled by IAMCP

Site aims to help software developers find other Microsoft partners and share best-practice tips.

Experts: Take-Two Coup a Governance Win

The shareholder uprising that threw out nearly the entire board of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. was a victory for investors who are fighting for new leadership at troubled companies, corporate governance experts said Friday.

Star Power: Redmond Readers' Choice Awards 2007

You voted for our annual Best of the Best and the results are in: Find out which products you've chosen as the cream of the crop.

It Comes Down to Faith and Trust

Snooping on your employees' e-mails -- that can't be good for morale.

How Marketable Are Your Skills?

Emmett scours a popular job site to determine what employers are looking for the most.

MCSA/MCSE Upgrade Exams Head Out to Pasture

Microsoft Learning retires Windows 2000-to-Windows 2003 MCSE upgrade exams next year.

Exchange Exams Get Their Turn in Beta Spotlight

Exams for candidates who want to highlight their skills with Microsoft's messaging platform head onto the beta test onramp.

Gates Promotes PC Training in Colombia

In his first trip to this violence-wracked country, Bill Gates said Microsoft Corp. was helping set up computer learning centers in areas where demobilized paramilitary fighters are in dire need of job training.

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