Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

The Channel Pro Network

PlumChoice Inc., a provider of specialized technical services for the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud applications, has partnered with cloud service commerce company AppDirect. PlumChoice will now provide cloud application services for AppDirect’s cloud channel partners. The end-to-end services from PlumChoice include pre-sales guidance, onboarding, and activation, migration, and 24/7 tier-one and tier-two support services. Read more

Businesses understand the value of cloud applications, but they don’t have the time or resources to vet and manage them on their own. Through a partnership with AppDirect, PlumChoice will provide end-to-end customer support of cloud applications, enabling the channel partners who sell them to improve time to market, drive adoption and customer satisfaction and deliver greater lifetime value to businesses. Read More

Talkin Cloud
by Michael Vizard

In advance of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference next week, AppDirect announced on Tuesday that partners that plug into its online application store to distribute software can take advantage of a Dual Service Management program under which Microsoft’s existing syndication partners can continue to use that service until they make the complete transition to becoming a Microsoft cloud service provider (CSP). Read more