News Round-up: Office 365 sales training webcasts, Azure updates

Every month, we round up hosting and cloud service provider news you might have missed. Sign up for our monthly Microsoft Hosting and Cloud Newsletter to get the most current news delivered to your inbox.  Join us at Microsoft Inspire Connect with partners, Microsoft employees and industry experts at Microsoft Inspire (July 9–13, 2017 in Washington,…

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Partner POV | The path of digital transformation starts with MSPs and Azure

If you followed the stream of Twitter updates during the 2017 Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit, you likely spotted daily updates  from William Toll, VP of Product Management at Navisite.  We invited William to share his takeaway on the summit and are thrilled to share his insights with the partner community.  Microsoft has always been a…

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How to stay informed and engage with the hosting partner community

With your time focused on winning business and servicing customers, we realize it can be difficult to keep up with news and topics that matter to you and your business; and even more difficult to find a place to hear from other Microsoft partners about trends and issues in the marketplace.  To help you stay current,…

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Drive Profit in the Cloud with our Partner-Customer Journey Framework

It’s not a question of if but when your customers will redirect their budgets to the cloud. IDC recently published research showing that 80 percent of businesses are deploying or embracing cloud solutions—and even more are evaluating their options. This digital transformation is making a big impact not only on the way organizations do business, but…

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Running Database Workloads on Azure: The SQL Server Migration Opportunity for Hosting Partners

Greetings Microsoft Hosting Partners – and Happy Holidays! As we look forward to 2016, I wanted to share some thoughts with you on the many exciting opportunities for you to present new services and offerings to our mutual customers in the coming year. In our last blog entry, we discussed SQL Server 2005 end-of-life and…

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SQL Server 2005 End of Life: The Migration Opportunity for Hosting Partners

Greetings Microsoft hosting partners! My name is Jason Perlow, and I’m a Technology Strategist with the Microsoft Partner Hosting and Cloud Services (PH&CS) team. While some of you may have already met me over the phone or in-person at an event, you might also know me from my writings on ZDNet. I’m now privileged to…

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Microsoft and Cisco Extend Relationship to Expand Cloud Opportunity for Partners 

By Aziz Benmalek, GM Hosting Service Provider business at Microsoft Service providers play a vital role in the technology landscape, providing choice to customers in how they take advantage of new technology advances. Customers today are searching for hybrid cloud solutions – and are shifting how they purchase and use technology. The nature of next-generation…

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