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    News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    A new Value Add Distributor programme rewards disties that focus on developing technologies.
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    Re: News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    ..and in English, what is a VAD?

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    Re: News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    First paragraph: "Value Add Distributor (VAD)"
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    Re: News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    First paragraph: "Value Add Distributor (VAD)"
    No, I know what it stands for. But what is their purpose, what do they do that makes them so special? Why has Microsoft started this "VAD" program?

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    Re: News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    Oh, I see. If only Scott were here to tell us...
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    Re: News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    Quote Originally Posted by Singh400 View Post
    No, I know what it stands for. But what is their purpose, what do they do that makes them so special? Why has Microsoft started this "VAD" program?
    They "innovate in areas of virtualization, security and unified communications", and had to "present a business plan detailing how they were going to drive reseller readiness in one of the areas and agree to a defined investment in terms of people and qualifications."

    You'd have to ask Microsoft why it has started this programme, but I suspect it thinks it will help its business.

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    Re: News - Microsoft rewards innovative distributors

    wasn't there a story a week or so ago about an MS distributor buying drugs and hookers for some clients?

    that's rather innovative? Actually its probably normal operations.....
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