Andrew Buss, originally published on The Register
It’s been tough these last few years. The economy has been stagnant, inflation’s been going up and access to credit has been going down, hitting cash flow and the ability to invest.
On top of that, inventory issues have hit hard while customers have been deferring spending. This has cut margins to the bone (and beyond) in many cases.
Is this leading you to diversify or to shift beyond products to providing value-added services?
We know there are bright spots out there where vendors are going the extra mile to make life better for their partners. Of course, there are also those that make life that bit more difficult than it needs to be.
So how are the likes of Microsoft, HP, IBM, Cisco and Oracle doing when it comes to working with you? What about CA, Juniper, Adobe, Apple, Sage and others?
Here’s your opportunity to tell us who the good guys are and spill the beans on those that are hindering rather than helping. This survey is completely anonymous, so you can tell it like you see it …