Microsoft COO: Let’s Rescue Customers From Oracle, IBM

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft COO Kevin Turner sees prime opportunities for partners to “rescue customers” from IBM, Oracle and others, according to his WPC12 keynote. “VMware, Oracle, Apple and Google are great competitors. We’ll respect them but we’re not going to fear them. This is our time to take back the dialog.” Here’s the keynote recap. Turner outlined Microsoft’s Office 365 strategy vs. Google Apps, competitive gains vs. VMware, and innovations vs. Apple. He believes Microsoft and its partners are moving to a new era of opportunity –led by the cloud a (IT news)