Inspire 2017: Re-formulated programs aim to accelerate Microsoft cloud business

July 10 2017

Microsoft is pledging this week at Inspire 2017 to make a transition from a "partner led" organization to one that is "partner first." And with the re-organization that preceded the event, the company is also showing it is transitioning the way Microsoft solutions will compete in the marketplace.

As Inspire begins, the company has noted a range of stats to underscore partners' importance to Microsoft in fiscal 2018, among them:

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