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How Dynamics CRM Partners can Survive in the Cloud Era

In a short video (4 min) Brad Wilson, GM of Microsoft Dynamics CRM talks about how partners can take action to survive in the era of CRM Online 2011. It’s an uncomplicated presentation but one of his messages struck me … Continue reading

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How is Windows Azure Introductory Special different to Cloud Essentials?

The Microsoft Azure team’s announcement of a new Introductory Special offer as part of the “Cloud Power campaign” is good news for partners wishing to try out Azure at minimum outlay. The upgraded Introductory Special offer now includes 750 free … Continue reading

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How to be productive in writing blog posts

A common question from firms starting blogs or thinking about it, or entering social media, is how to find the time. Let’s rephrase the question to say how to be more productive IF you decide that you want to be … Continue reading

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Are patents valuable of not? IBM tops 2010 list.

A question often asked by start-up entrepreneurs, and also others as they come up on an opportunity to patent “something”, is whether it is worthwhile. By “worthwhile” we really mean will it generate extra wealth compared to the alternatives. It’s … Continue reading

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BPOS fake cloud says Netsuite chief

Unless an application is designed from scratch to be a web application then it’s fake, according to Zach Nelson, CEO of Netsuite. His recent interview in CRN is worth reading as he gives his view on cloud and cloud channel … Continue reading

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Automation is sand in the social gearbox

From Axels at the Social Media Academy Dick Lee asked today in LinkedIn: “We rarely see people as enthused as they are over social media. Among those recent rare times are: when the high-tech balloon popped; at the height of … Continue reading

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The ABC of Cloud Security

It’s clear that security ranks high if not the highest in the general concerns about companies migrating to the cloud. This is despite reputable research organisations like Aberdeen reporting “Web Security in the Cloud: More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive!” Drawing … Continue reading

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3 Key Themes for MSPs in a Cloud World

If you run a business in the IT channel, no doubt you’re facing dramatic changes on all sides: new technologies and delivery models that transform your relationship with customers; economic uncertainty that threatens to choke off vital revenue streams; and … Continue reading

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