What’s new for US partners the week of January 8, 2018

Find resources that help you build and sustain a profitable cloud business, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate your business. Read previous issues of the newsletter and get real-time updates about partner-related news and information on our US Partner Community Twitter channel. Subscribe to receive posts from this blog in your email inbox or…


January 2018 Hot Sheet partner training schedule

Welcome to the US Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead. Looking for product-specific training? Try the links across the top of this blog. Connect and engage with us in…


Attend an Azure Linux Migration Workshop

Nearly one in three Azure virtual machines run Linux and 60% of all images in the Azure Marketplace are based on Linux/OSS images. If your customers haven’t turned to you for help migrating and deploying Linux workloads on Azure, it’s likely just a matter of time. That’s why we created the Azure Linux Migration Program—a…

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Microsoft 365 Business Updates

Be sure to join the January 23 Modern Workplace: Windows & Devices Partner Community Call to learn more about Microsoft 365 Business and the resources, programs, and offers available to help you drive Microsoft 365 Business conversations with your customers. Challenges of the Modern Workplace Customers are wrestling with the idea of providing a productive…

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Partner Spotlight: GE Grid Solutions and Alpine Metrics

The Partner Spotlight video series showcases customer stories about how Microsoft US partners are empowering them to achieve more through Microsoft-based solutions. In each video, a customer shares how a partner solution helps them better serve clients, communities, and constituents. GE’s Grid Solutions business focuses on providing mission-critical information systems that help ensure reliable, efficient,…


Deep Dive: Citrix App Layering in Microsoft Azure

Jeff Mitchell, Cloud Solution Architect, One Commercial Partner Last week, Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect Jeff Mitchell detailed the multiple VDI deployment options for Citrix solutions on Microsoft Azure—including virtual apps, desktops, data and networking (read the article). This week, Jeff offers an overview of Citrix App Layering on Azure, which can help you manage your…


Plan for an easy renewal of your Microsoft partner program membership in 2018

As you plan and set your business goals for 2018, keep your Microsoft Partner Network membership in mind. Renewing an existing competency or attaining a new competency takes planning and forethought, whereas renewing an Action Pack subscription is simple. Even if your next anniversary date is several weeks or even months away, considering a few…


What’s new for US partners the week of January 15, 2018

Find resources that help you build and sustain a profitable cloud business, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate your business. Read previous issues of the newsletter and get real-time updates about partner-related news and information on our US Partner Community Twitter channel. Subscribe to receive posts from this blog in your email inbox or…


Deep Dive: VDI with Citrix Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Jeff Mitchell, Cloud Solution Architect, One Commercial Partner Citrix builds on their long-standing partnership with Microsoft to offer multiple Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment options for Citrix solutions on Microsoft Azure—including virtual apps, desktops, data and networking. Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect Jeff Mitchell shares how you can help customers provision and deliver workloads on the…


Give customers an interactive tour of the value of your Microsoft Office 365 solutions

As you grow your Microsoft 365 business, how can you differentiate the value that you provide to customers? Start with the Immersion experience. It’s a powerful interactive user experience that lets you organically guide customers through real-world, everyday business situations using Microsoft Office 365, EMS, and Windows 10. For 2018, we’ve made it easier and more…


Drive professional services engagements with Microsoft funded security offerings for partners – Part 2 of 2

Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect Be sure to join the January 16 Modern Workplace: Security Partner Community call for part 2 of our presentation on Microsoft funded security assessments, previewed below. Miss part one? Read the overview and watch the community call on-demand. Continuing our community call series on Microsoft funded security assessments, our January…


New toolkits for security and GDPR

Join our January 12th call—Security & Compliance Update for Office 365 Partners – to learn about new toolkits for security and GDPR, as well as the Compliance Manager and new updates to Threat Intelligence. Security is big business and continues to demand a growing percentage of the overall IT budget. When it comes to productivity…