Channel Beat: Microsoft's Surface Snubs Continue (Video)

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In this week's episode of Channel Beat, CRN TV recaps the latest in Microsoft's Surface channel strategy plus the retirement of Dimension Data's Jere Brown.

This week's episode of CRN TV's Channel Beat, which recaps the top stories and trends in the channel each week, looks at the latest developments with Microsoft's Surface channel strategy. The software giant said this week at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference that it would expand the Microsoft Devices Program to additional countries, but the number of U.S. partners authorized to sell Surface will remain at just 10 resellers for the coming months. This week's recap also looks at the retirement of Dimension Data's Jere Brown as well as Lenovo's big win in the PC market share battle.