Microsoft announced plans to increase resources and provide new tools and offerings for MBS independent software vendors (ISV) and value-added resellers (VAR). These efforts are designed to accelerate the MBS Group's partner-driven vertical strategy, providing stronger opportunities for partners to align their services and solutions with their customers' specific needs. Microsoft has to be in the small business market, which is a springboard or a feeding ground for more scalable products as these businesses grow over time.
other developers. Through the Navision acquisition, it has even inherited the C5 product, a popular local Danish SBA product with accounting, project management, payroll, and e-commerce capabilities, with nearly 60,000 copies sold and the retail price of about $300 (USD). Still, it has taken Microsoft around ten years to build what it wanted to acquire then. SBA Market Potential The potential number of users of SBA packages is humongous, whereby some estimates put the number of small businesses at