Nadella: $5 billion a year is price to play in public cloud 
Microsoft also reveals "Azure in a box" appliance.
 
Empired makes $17.4m buyout to snatch Microsoft partner crown 
Buys Intergen and doubles revenue and headcount.
 
Microsoft smartwatch coming "within weeks" 
Platform-agnostic device will have fitness focus and more than two days' battery life.
 
VicGov lures Indian contact centre giant to Melbourne 
Napthine govt pursued Cisco and Avaya partner to start local Silicon Valley.
 
Microsoft lifts ban on rival vendors at partner conference  
 
Hybrid cloud is the fastest-growing area: Cisco 
Cisco’s Rob Lloyd opens up on Intercloud.
 
The future of Cisco according to John Chambers 
Vendor's veteran leader on Intercloud, NSA and succession plan.
 
10 things we learned this week 
Fun making international calls on someone else's phone.
 
Veeam reveals public cloud partnership with Azure and VMware 
Says partners can profit from offering cloud back-up services.
 
Hewlett-Packard to resell VMware AirWatch 
Mobility war declared against Apple-IBM and Microsoft.
 
Xero and Bigtincan win Silicon Valley awards 
Kiwi vendor takes out Best Overall App.
 
Microsoft announces channel-only Surface Pro 3 bundle 
 
Major infosec threats revealed at Black Hat 
From AWS exploits to Cisco vulnerabilities and more.
 
Microsoft CEO apologises over women pay gaffe 
 
Microsoft CEO criticised for suggesting women not ask for raises 
 
10 things we learned this week 
The Synnex bunny, winning big in Vegas, and hotel wifi.
 
Cisco may stop investing in VCE 
Cisco has lost US$644 million on joint venture, EMC almost a billion.
 
Azure Australia government-ready, says Microsoft 
Security credentials come ahead of local Azure launch.
 
Could Cisco be the next company to split? 
Calls for networking and cloud arms to break free of each other.
 
Aussie resellers divulge their Cisco Intercloud plans 
Why DiData, Telstra, Infront and Ethan became early adopters.
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Issue: 331 | September 2014

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.