January 2008 - Marching Orders for 2008

Partners, listen up: Advice, insights from Microsoft insiders, pundits and partners that'll keep your channel sales kicking way past 2008. Plus: Dell goes indirect, how role-playing can help your sales team, and how SAP can help Dynamics partners.


'Big Easy' Subsidy Program To Put Dollars in Microsoft Partners' Pockets

System builders can now get a piece of the $10 million program.

Microsoft Releases Two Patches

Microsoft kicked off 2008 with two patches -- one "Critical," one "Important."

SMBs To Get 'Lease-Like' Option on Microsoft Software

Redmond unveiled its Open Value Subscription Program in the United States and Canada.

First Patch Tuesday of 2008 Expected To Be Light

Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday of 2008 is a light one, a welcome respite following December's Vista-heavy security bulletin rollout.

Record Data Breaches in 2007, Groups Say

The loss or theft of personal data soared to unprecedented levels in 2007, and the trend isn't expected to turn around anytime soon.

NY AG Probes Intel Marketing Practices

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating possible violations of state and federal antitrust laws by Intel Corp.