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Market Overview: Microsoft Office 365 Implementation Partner Ecosystem

Microsoft's Traditional Partners Evolve To Help Clients Chart A Minimally Disruptive Path To The Cloud

January 15, 2014

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  • By TJ Keitt
  • with Khalid Kark,
  • Kelsey Murphy

Why Read This Report

Microsoft Office 365's familiar user interfaces, multiple security certifications, and hybrid cloud/on-premises deployments are a few of the ways Microsoft has made it easier for IT leaders to use the portfolio. However, CIOs still need assistance navigating the differences between on-premises and cloud environments, as well as moving their collaboration workloads off-premises. Microsoft's traditional partner ecosystem is evolving to meet these needs. So how is the partner ecosystem developing? And what capabilities are necessary to help a CIO take advantage of the cloud? This report provides IT leaders with an overview of the Office 365 implementation partner ecosystem, highlighting some of the prominent players. This information can help guide CIOs in their search for an implementation partner.

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Table of Contents

  • Microsoft's Partners Gradually Find Their Footing In Cloud Services
  • Microsoft's Partners Deliver The Core Value Proposition Of Office 365
  • Partners Build Unique Services Based On Their Core Competencies
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  • Use Your Office 365 Partner To Reinvent Your IT Services Delivery
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