Microsoft’s cloud revenues are doubling annually, according to Channel Chief Jon Roskill, speaking at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC12) in Toronto. He’s describing how Microsoft is increasing partner cloud incentives by 40 percent. “Don’t hold back, don’t hold back, don’t hold back,” Roskill chanted to partners.
Softpedia: "Windows 7 is superior to Apple's Mac OS X, the open source Linux and to all operating systems on the market, noted Kevin Turner, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer during the company's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2010."
Did you miss Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012? Not sure how Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is positioning Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Office 365 cloud services for channel partners? Don’t worry. The VAR Guy’s got you covered.
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.
Microsoft will ship Windows 8 in October 2012, the company has acquired Perceptive Pixel (a multi-touch company), and Microsoft will now allow partners to manage Office 365 customer billing. That news and more surfaced this morning at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 (WPC12).
A betting service has compiled a list of potential candidates for Microsoft’s soon-to-be-vacant CEO role that you can wager on. It’s a partially serious, partially silly list. Microsoft COO Kevin Turner as CEO? Perhaps. Apple CEO Tim Cook as the new Microsoft boss?
Microsoft (MSFT) overestimated how many Surface RT tablets it could sell and its sales numbers for the device aren’t close to what the vendor wants, according to reports about remarks chief executive Steve Ballmer and chief operating officer Kevin Turner made in an internal town hall meeting last week.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is set to address thousands of technology partners July 9. His keynote, scheduled for Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC12) in Toronto, will need to communicate Microsoft’s cloud momentum while assuring partners that the company’s Windows 8 strategy across desktops, notebooks, tablets, and smartphones will unlock new profit opportunities.