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Giacom, a hosting service provider, grows its business by reselling cloud services

Giacom World Networks joined the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program to add Microsoft Office 365 to the services available for its 3,000 partners. In six months, the CSP business has amounted to 20 percent of revenue, with 70 percent of new partners joining for Office 365.

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Live stream the Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit

May 11-12, 2016

Hosting partners call this event “best-in-class” for preparing their businesses to build new services, drive innovation, and create new opportunities. Attend the sold-out Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit without leaving your desk. This year’s summit will be streaming live, bringing you all the excitement at no cost.

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2015 research report — Beyond Infrastructure: Cloud 2.0 Signifies New Opportunities for Cloud Service Providers

In this research report the 451 Group surveyed close to 2,000 IT decision makers across small, midsize, and large organizations in 11 countries about their cloud and hosting needs and specifications. Learn about the latest trends and decision making process of companies transitioning to the cloud with service providers.

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A quick overview of Cisco building an ecosystem of cloud providers to extend Cisco powered networks and strategy for MetaCloud acquisition and managed OpenStack services.

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After joining the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program, Giacom grows its business by reselling cloud services

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SherWeb delivers 40-second phone response to SMBs for cloud productivity services

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