Microsoft Lync – The Billion Dollar Business

Thought this maybe of interest. Impressive Lync infographic highlighting its incredible growth. Great to share with your customers. If you sell Lync or are thinking of selling it, you should check out the Love Lync page on the Partner Portal which features essential partner readiness, sales and marketing resources. High res PDF version is attached…

5

December Webinar Series – Free Training!

This December, we’re offering free, trainer-led webinars focused on helping our partners gain their Sales Specialist (SSA) and Pre-sales Technical Specialist (PST) Accreditations in the Private Cloud/Management and Virtualization and Communications Competencies. Sales and Presales Technical accreditation can help you show customers you’re an expert in your industry. “When customers see the certificates in the…

0

Microsoft ahead of the game server and cloud technical training

Microsoft Ahead of the Game Technical Series provides training, demonstrations and hands-on instruction on how to use the latest Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Intune, Azure and  O365 capabilities to deliver solutions to small and midsize organizations. The training courses are designed to prepare value-added reseller (VAR) partners to help customers get their businesses ahead…

4

Access Business Development Support: GrowthAccelerator Events Return in Jan

We've covered GrowthAccelerator a few times via the blog and you can find more detailed information on the programme here. In short GrowthAccelerator helps business leaders who are passionate about growing their business achieve their ambitions. They do this by matching businesses with proven business experts to define a tailored growth plan that will realise controlled…

5

Access Partner Specific Social Media Ready Content and Start Generating Leads

Social media is fast becoming a very powerful B2B marketing tool. However, to many, its hard to set up within a business due to the time required to source, create and post content to social networks! In answer to this, we've decided to make UK partners lives a lot easier. Introducing Microsoft socialondemand The socialondemand…

2

Microsoft UK awarded Cloud Services Vendor of the Year at the CRN Awards!

  Fantastic news, last night Microsoft were awarded Cloud Services Vendor of the Year at the CRN Awards in London. This is the largest Channel awards event in the UK and the judging is by a mixed panel of resellers, vendors and distributors.  We wouldn’t have achieved this without our Partners and Customers, so thank…

0

Trained Pre-sales Technical Specialists can lead to 74% larger deal sizes

Are you a Microsoft Gold or Silver competency partner or thinking about becoming a Microsoft Partner? We have some great new programmes and assets available for our Microsoft competency partners.  Research shows that the impact of trained Presales Technical Specialists can lead to 74% larger deal size and 20% increase in deal velocity.  So, to help…

0

Microsoft CityNext: Sharing local stories of Transformation, Engagement and Acceleration

In July this year we launched Microsoft CityNext, our worldwide strategy for tackling the biggest challenges facing our cities and regions. Later this month, Microsoft UK will be attending and hosting a number of major UK local authority-focused events, where we really begin the UK conversation. These events are a chance for us to talk…

0

Win Windows Phones in November and December!

Any UK Partner that passes one of the below accreditations between 18th-22nd of November can win one of five (5) Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8’s! Or be one of the first twenty (20) partners to pass the 74-325 Administering Office 365 for Small Business MCP exam and you will also receive a Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8! Win Windows Phones With…

0

UK Partner Conference – High Value Session Announcements

The UK Partner Conference takes place on the 25 November at Twickenham Stadium and is exclusively for Microsoft Competency and Managed partners. Register now to join the over 300+ partners already planning to attend. Agenda highlights include: Hear from Michel Van Der Bel, General Manager of Microsoft UK, on how you can successfully grow revenue…

0