Announcing the Evolution of the Unified Communications Competency

Believe it or not, this month I celebrated my one year anniversary in my role leading the Exchange partner marketing team. Man, a year can go fast when you’re having fun! While I’ve been working in the Exchange product management group for nearly 4 years, these last 12 months have afforded me some amazing opportunities…

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Want an “In” to “THE PARTY” at WPC11?

Let’s be honest. WPC doesn’t end when the sun sets after a full day of keynotes, sessions and meetings. Much like the action-packed agenda during the day, our evening schedules will be filled with receptions and parties to attend.  And, there is no shortage of shindigs to choose from.  Heck, you’ll feel more like a…

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VIDEO: Hey, Exchange Partners, Show Me How You Built Your Business

A few months ago, I read a great article by Wired magazine’s editor-in-chief, Chris Anderson, about how video is the next (or, perhaps, the current) big engine to share ideas and fuel innovation versus other mediums like the written word. This article really resonated with me, including the examples Anderson cited from past TED events….

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With Only 54 Shopping Days Until WPC11, Here’s the Scoop on Exchange

With just about eight weeks left until WPC, we hope you are as excited about our time in Los Angeles as we are! Okay, technically, there are 4,665,600 seconds between today and Sunday, July 10th (the official kickoff of our yearly partner confab). BTW, aren’t those date calculators a ton of fun? On to the…

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The Latest in Spring Mobile Phone Fashion Is Here: The Exchange ActiveSync Logo

Earlier today, we unveiled a brand new partner program aimed at helping our mutual customers–both IT Pros and the users they support–simplify the task of selecting the best Exchange ActiveSync capable mobile devices, which in turn offer a premium experience with Exchange or Exchange Online. Dubbed the Exchange ActiveSync Logo Program, this new program will…

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I’ve Moved to blogs.technet.com/hameroff

As an FYI, I am now blogging at a different location focused on a different part of the Exchange business.  You can find my latest blog posts at this now location: http://blogs.technet.com/hameroff

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WPC2011: “Here We Go!”

I must admit, I am not one of those people who you’ll find lined up at Best Buy (or even our own company store) at midnight to be amongst the first to grab a copy of the newest release of Halo or waiting outside an IMAX box office to hit the very first showing of…

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Off to the Races – Submit Your WPC Awards Entries

Great news! As of Friday, March 18th you can start submitting your WPC award nominations.  Here’s Kristin again to share some more details: Following up to my post from last week that provided an overview of this year’s WPC Awards, the window for self-nominations is now open. This year, we are focusing on the following…

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Hollywood may have just ended awards season, but we’re just getting started.

Believe it or not, WPC2011 is just around the corner and the “Partner of the Year” awards are a big part the road to L.A.  Kristin, who is my breadth partner program lead (which includes driving our Unified Communications presence at WPC), has written a guest post to get you prepped for submitting your award…

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VIDEO: Partners Share How They’ve Built Their Exchange Businesses

Who doesn’t like videos? One only needs to take a look at the stats from comScore’s recent online video rankings to confirm this as fact. They shared that “171 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in January for an average of 14.5 hours per viewer.”  Dang, that’s a lot of small-screened viewing, and…

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