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ChannelE2E Podcast 071: CompTIA, Microsoft and CSPs

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Todd Thibodeaux, CEO, CompTIA
Todd Thibodeaux
Microsoft Channel Chief Gavriella Schuster

Good evening, channel partners. Welcome to ChannelE2E Podcast 071 — co-hosted by Content Czar Joe Panettieri and CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux. Our guest is Gavriella Schuster, general manager of worldwide partner programs at Microsoft.

We discuss the growing cloud services wave -- and the opportunities facing channel partners. Schuster describes how partners are transitioning into Microsoft's cloud solutions provider (CSP) program. She also describes partner milestones in the journey toward subscription models.

Here's the podcast:

This is the latest in a multi-part podcast series, in which CompTIA and ChannelE2E explore the evolving partner ecosystem with a range of channel leaders.

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Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.