Have you had THE security conversation yet?

  Imagine getting to the end of a blog post, only to realise the writer doesn’t know what they’re talking about. “The thing about security is: it’s really important.” “You need to manage everyone’s devices.” “The cloud is really taking off.” They know the hot topics that’ll get your attention. But often, they don’t know…


The 4IR story goes deeper…Untapped potential

Your customers might not realise how much the cloud does for them. If they’re sending emails from the office, catching up on TV at home, or taking photos on their phones, they’ll be using the cloud, and might not even know it. No wonder, then, that when it comes to recognising its potential for their…


7 Reasons why you should attain a gold cloud competency

We often get asked by partners how they can take advantage of their Microsoft partnership to achieve even greater business success and increase their visibility within the channel. My key recommendation would be to build an action plan to attain a gold cloud competency and join our elite tier of Microsoft partners. There’s no denying…


Journey to the cloud

By Stuart Nielsen-Marsh, Director of Microsoft Cloud Strategy, Pulsant   Serving more than 4,000 customers across multiple industries, Pulsant is one of the UK’s leading providers of hybrid cloud solutions with a core focus on network connectivity, security and integration. The company operates an interconnected fabric between its 15 datacenters and other hybrid cloud services…


WPC16: Day 3 Keynote – the Pace of Change and Partner Transformation

To wrap up the third day of keynotes, WPC16 Day 3 homed in on how we are helping you, our partners, take action to be more successful in the coming year. We highlighted the new programmes, tools and resources available to enable your success. The Fourth Industrial Revolution Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer,…


Tips to Transforming your cloud business and building profitability

We caught up with Jen Sieger, Partner Profitability lead at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Group, to discuss the cloud opportunity and the four core areas she recommends you focus on in order to differentiate and structure your business for future cloud success. Check out Jen’s Blog for more tips on developing your business for continued Cloud profitability and growth.


6 great reasons for your customers to buy or upgrade to SQL Server 2016

Every business of every size has one thing in common, and that is its data, possibly its most valuable asset. With SQL Server 2016 available from 1st June, now is the time to talk to both your customer BDMs and ITDMs and help them understand how they can use their data to achieve business growth….


Spaces available for Manchester Cloud Roadshow Roundtable

Join Microsoft at the Greater Manchester Growth Hub on 24 May, for our regional Cloud roadshow to discover more about the Microsoft Cloud opportunity. We’ll go through market insights, cash incentives available to partners as well as product updates You will also have the chance to meet and network with other partners in your local…


Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit – Live Stream

Each year, the Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit provides an unparalleled opportunity for leaders across the industry to connect and share ideas on how to expand and build new services, drive innovation, and create new business opportunities.   This year we are pleased to provide you the ability to join a LIVE virtual stream of…


Drive more Business with Red Hat on Azure

The Azure cloud platform has been built from the ground up to be an open platform. Currently 1 in 4 Azure virtual machines are powered by Linux and 60% of the solutions in Azure marketplace are Linux based. There is now a significant customer demand for Red Hat support on Azure, and this announcement unlocks…