Office 365 Marketplace and Windows Azure: killer combo?

July 6, 2011

Office 365 Marketplace and Windows Azure: killer combo?

Talkin’ Cloud

Joe Panettieri analyzes Microsoft’s cloud strategy after the debut of Office 365.

“Even as Microsoft markets Office 365 in airports and on billboards, the company’s  technology team is taking a conservative approach to Office 365 — even blocking established BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) customers from migrating to Office 365. BPOS is Office 365′s predecessor.”

Juniper prepares first global partner conference

The VAR Guy

The VAR Guy reports on what partners can expect.

“But going forward, Juniper will  focus on various ‘engines’ — such as investment engines, incentive engines and enablement engines — to make it easier for partners to do business with Juniper.”

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Is Facebook already running scared of Google+?


Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols reports that the social networking giant might finally have a real competitor.

“Why would Facebook panic so early? Remember that no one really knows how much money Facebook makes and that until Facebook goes public, Mark Zuckerberg’s $70-billion company is a whole lot more hype than dollars. If Google+ really takes off, and it’s beginning to look like it is, Zuckerberg’s fortune may not be quite as large as he’s dreamed it would be.”

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Harmeet Singh
Harmeet Singh
Harmeet reports on channel partner programs, new technologies and products and other issues relevant to Canada's channel community. She also contributes as a video journalist, providing content for the site's original streaming video. Harmeet is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism.

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