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Editor's voice: The week's channel chatter - 15 January 2016

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 strategy thrives, Windows 8 dies

Microsoft’s free upgrades have propelled Windows 10 above 10 percent market share and will start pushing business to make the switch – particularly away from Windows 8

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Windows 8 clearance contributes to year-end PC slump

IDC figures show lowest shipments since 2008

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Exposing the fallacy of zombie Windows XP

Should partners be concerned that their desktop and laptop fortunes are being menaced by an operating system that just won't die? Short answer: No

Microsoft will end support for XP on 8 April 2014

Windows XP still gaining market share despite lack of support

13-year-old OS showing no signs of waning

Big losses see Amazons shares hit 12-month low

More gloom for tablet shipments as Canalys reports fall in sales

Yet more research highlighting decline in tablet sales

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Windows 10 service model raises enterprise, channel questions

Microsoft is banking on the fact that its next OS will be an improvement over prior iterations, but will the product’s sales model be as well received as the product itself?

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Windows-10-as-a-service? You'd better believe it

Is the channel set to miss out on revenue as a result of Microsoft's decision to deliver Windows 10 as a service?

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Tada! Windows 10 details set to be revealed

Nadella said to be attending January event

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The truth is out there: NetMarketShare clarifys Windows XP figures

Changes in NetMarketShare's Chinese data network real reason for drop in XP usage

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Vendor Q&A Series: Bill Cate, Zebra Technologies

The latest channel exec to sit in the new-look Channelnomics hotseat is Zebra Technologies' VP of channel strategy, programs and marketing

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Editor's voice: The week's channel chatter - 29 April 2016

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?

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MSP Road Trip: Exeter, Rhode Island

Find out about everyday life for MSPs across the nation

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To prosper, embrace transformation

Staying relevant means evolving with the times and refreshing your value proposition on a regular basis