Is there a Channel Play with Microsoft Surface Pro?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Right now the only yardstick Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) channel partners have to gauge whether the software-turned-hardware giant will let them sell the impending Surface Pro tablet is what’s happened (actually, what hasn’t happened) so far with Surface RT–as in nothing, nada, zilch for the channel. By that measure, partners’ chances to sell Surface Pro aren’t promising. But let’s not close that door just yet. Here are some thoughts about why not: Surface Pro is expected to debut anywhere between Jan. 26 and Jan.  29, in two versions: a 64GB version priced at $899 and a 128G (IT news)