Video: Microsoft partners don’t see an Impact from the economy

When Microsoft Canada (NASDAQ: MSFT) partners from across the country gathered in Toronto recently for the software vendor’s 2008 Impact awards, along with the celebration of achievement in the partner channel over the past year, the state of the economy wasn’t far from mind.

Any potential impact from the downturn doesn’t seem to have hit yet however, according to attendees. Envision IT‘s Peter Carson said his pipeline remains strong, while Microsoft Canada president Phil Sorgen sees opportunity for partners to grow their business in the current climate. Find out more in this CDN video feature.

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Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

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Jeff Jedras
Jeff Jedras
A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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