What’s new for US partners the week of November 13, 2017

We’ll connect you to 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…


November 2017 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…


Drive professional services engagements with Microsoft funded security offerings for partners – Part 1 of 2

Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect Often, the first step in a successful customer security and compliance engagement is an assessment of the customer’s current environment during the pre-sales process, but partners are sometimes at a loss on how to get started. The good news is that Microsoft offers funded assessment initiatives that partners can use…


How I learned to stop worrying and love containers

Tommy Falgout, Cloud Solution Architect Containers are a very popular technology, and to understand why you must first understand the problem they solve and how they solve it. At their core, containers allow you to easily create and run software in isolated environments. As a “heads-down” developer for 20+ years, I’ve lost countless hours trying…


Deep dive on Kubernetes for container orchestration

Ali Hussain, Cloud Solution Architect An overview of containers and orchestrators The container frenzy is in full swing across the IT universe. Containers have fundamentally changed how developers build and deploy their applications and system administrators manage their environments. Containers offer a broadly accepted and open standard, enabling simple portability between platforms and between clouds….


Stay informed and engaged in the US Partner Community

The new era of business is here as companies continue on their digital transformation journeys. To address the partner-centered $4.5 trillion transformation opportunity, Microsoft continues to evolve its partner program, the Microsoft Partner Network, to provide the resources you need to build and sustain a profitable cloud practice, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate…


What’s new for US partners the week of November 6, 2017

Find out what’s new for Microsoft partners. We’ll connect you to 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. You can…


New Technical Communities for Microsoft US Partners

Scott Emigh, Chief Technology Officer, US One Commercial Partner As the Chief Technology Officer of the US One Commercial Partner Organization focusing on enabling partners to build cloud solutions, I’m excited to launch the new solution area technical communities where Microsoft partners can engage with the Microsoft US technical teams. During Microsoft Inspire 2017, you…


ISV Application Builder Training Series

Take advantage of ISV Application Builder in-person events and live webcasts to learn about technologies that are evolving the way we interact with customers no matter what phase of development you are in. Covering a broad range of topics at varying technical levels these events feature sessions led by Azure experts with live demonstrations, customer…


Modern Workplace – Collaboration and Voice: Modernizing your SharePoint practice

Digital transformation is driving growth across Microsoft 365, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft OneDrive. As part of Microsoft 365, SharePoint and OneDrive connect the workplace with intelligent content management and intranets. Momentum is strong with more than 300,000 organizations taking advantage of SharePoint and OneDrive as part of Office 365, including 85% of the Fortune 500…


What’s new for US partners the week of October 30, 2017

Find out what’s new for Microsoft partners. We’ll connect you to 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. You can…