Your opportunities and resources from WPC 2016

I had such an amazing time meeting US Partners at WPC 2016 in Toronto last week. From the Vision Keynotes and The Commons experiences to the MSNA General Session and the US Partner Celebration, there was so much to see, do, and learn. If you attended WPC 2016, I hope you had a successful, productive,…

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What’s new for US partners the week of September 26, 2016

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…

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Application Development Partner community: Introduction to the Microsoft Bot Framework

The art of conversation in the age of the cloud We typically think of conversations as taking place between people. About personal matters and business matters; conducted by voice, written word, and even emoji; as simple exchanges and complex discussions. And technology has continually shaped the way people communicate and interact, making it easier for…

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MPN 101: Know your support options

“Customers first” is the mantra of any successful business, and as Microsoft partners, you are the connection between customers and Microsoft. The Microsoft Partner Network offers support benefits and paid support options to help you delight your customers with the Microsoft-based solutions you build, sell, and deliver. Making it easier for you to find and…


ISV and App Builder partners: Selling to SMBs through distributor cloud marketplaces

The Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) marketplaces run by our Indirect Providers in the Cloud Solution Provider program offer ISVs the opportunity to connect to a network of resellers and other Microsoft partners that can help expand the reach of your application. In my conversations with ISV partners, the question about how to achieve scale through…

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EMS Partner Community: Introduction to Advanced Information Protection

One of my favorite things about working with modern cloud technologies is the speed with which things change and improve. Earlier this year, it was announced that Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite was being enhanced by the addition and expansion of several innovative and holistic security solutions. In line with those announcements, Enterprise Mobility Suite is…


New Open Source Solutions community for US Partners

The opportunity for partners to take open source software and integrate it with Microsoft Azure is significant. Nearly one in three Azure virtual machines run Linux, and the Azure Marketplace has more than 1,000 Linux images, testaments to the fact that Microsoft Azure supports the open source technologies that millions of customers rely on and…

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How partners can get ready for Microsoft Dynamics 365

The next generation of intelligent business applications in the cloud, Microsoft Dynamics 365 unifies CRM and ERP capabilities by delivering new purpose-built applications to help manage specific business functions, including Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Operations, Marketing, Project Service Automation, and Financials. Designed to be personalized, enable greater productivity, deliver deeper insights, and adapt to…


Windows Partner Community: Windows 10 Anniversary Update and your resources

The release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update makes it easier for customers to move ahead with their plans for digital transformation, and provides partners with new opportunities for revenue growth by delivering Windows 10 deployment services and encouraging adoption of Surface and other Windows 10 devices. What’s most significant for businesses in the new…

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Start your journey as a Microsoft partner with the MPN overview

Most of us have been in the situation where we need to get around a new, unknown neighborhood or city. The first step to navigating is to get oriented – procure a map, figure out what the big landmarks are, identify the sights we want to see, and plan our next move accordingly. And, even…


What’s new for US partner the week of September 6, 2016

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…

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