Microsoft Inspire 2021 news and conference guide

Last updated:July 2021

Editor's note

The virtual Microsoft Inspire 2021 conference, which ran July 14 to 15, offered a window into the vendor's latest channel partner initiatives. Executives highlighted shifts in Microsoft's priorities, as well as partner resources to align with key opportunities.

Last year's event, also held virtually, addressed the COVID-19 pandemic's role in widespread digital transformation and cloud investment. Microsoft leadership emphasized Teams-based collaboration, cloud migrations, business continuity and infrastructure security as areas for partner business growth. Attendees of this year's event saw the debut of additional technologies and offerings geared for the modern IT landscape.

This guide offers coverage of Microsoft Inspire 2021, as well as pre-conference moves by the vendor.

1Updates from the virtual conference floor

Read the latest news and analysis from Microsoft Inspire 2021.

2The run-up to Microsoft Inspire 2021

Review coverage of last year's Inspire event and partner-related developments during the last six months.