It is the Business Partners turn now:
Facing waning demand for Microsoft products and growing interest
in Linux, in the first five months of 2009 more than 1,000 Microsoft
Business Partners have signed up to sell IBM's Lotus Foundations: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/200-Microsoft-Partners-Per-prnews-15441784.html?.v=1
In addition, some Microsoft partners have expressed disenchantment with
Microsoft's new strategy of battling Linux encroachment in the SMB
market by offering a skeletal version of Windows Server.