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Microsoft updates FastTrack cloud adoption program

New customer case studies and best practice advice adds to the toolkit partners can use to move customers to Office 365 quickly and smoothly

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Channelnomics' top five stories of the week - 25 March 2016

Check out which articles grabbed the most attention this week

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ConnectWise CEO: Partners seeing Microsoft Office cloud push as 'crushing'

Bellini tells Channelnomics that partners should still consider opening up cloud services practices this year

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Lack of Office 365 understanding a challenge for SMB migration

Partners discuss obstacles in getting SMBs comfortable moving to Microsoft cloud offering

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Kaspersky Lab: New cyber-spy attacking SMBs under guise of Microsoft Word

Threat shows SMBs are as vulnerable as large companies, Kaspersky says

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NetSuite: Microsoft's Nadella opened door for cloud partnership

NetSuite CEO says Nadella's strategies encouraged vendors' collaboration

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Microsoft: Office 365 'too complicated' for channel partners to sell

Giant says channel sales staff may find product confusing

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Microsoft snaps up Equivio in Office 365 boost

Big-data firm set to enhance Office 365 analytics

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Vendor Q&A Series: Arthur Chang, PanTerra Networks

The latest exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is PanTerra Network's president and CEO

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Vendor Q&A Series: Keith McManigal, F5 Networks

The latest channel exec to sit in the new-look Channelnomics hotseat is F5 Networks' regional VP of channel sales for the Americas

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The weakest link: Mobile device security still lacking in customers

Presented by Samsung: Can the channel handle end users' mobile security no-nos?

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MSPs stand to gain from U.S. firms’ pivot to IT flexibility

A new Datalink survey of IT decision makers points to opportunity for the channel in serving changing technology needs

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The hyperscale cloud revolution

In this opinion piece sponsored by AppRiver, senior director of Microsoft Alliance Scott Paul talks us through the hyperscale cloud's impact on the Microsoft SPLA partner community