Re-enroll to maintain your Microsoft partner benefits

Part of the U.S. partner team’s work in January includes preparing for a large number of our Gold Certified Partners and Certified Partners to re-enroll in the Microsoft Partner Network, as membership is annual. If your company is due to re-enroll in the next 90 days, here are some resources to help (and this guidance…


Partner Question: The Difference an “S” Makes

Recently, as I was reading feedback from partner portal users, I saw this simple question: “What is the difference between partner.microsoft.com and partners.microsoft.com?” It’s a great question, one that I also am sometimes asked internally, so worth addressing here. Without the “S” https://partner.microsoft.com is the Microsoft partner portal. This URL will take you to the…

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By Partner Request: Post-Sales Technical Resources for BPOS

Our first blog post comes in response to a request I received through Twitter, “Online/BPOS Partners need post-sale technical resources. PAM/SE is great, but busy & we need deeper tech knowledge.” Happy to oblige and respond to this suggested topic. I reached out to my colleague Alison Catania, who works on our U.S. Partner Strategy…


Happy New Year and Welcome!

The start of a new year is a great time to start a new project, and the Microsoft U.S. partner team is pleased to kick off 2010 with a blog intended to serve the needs of Microsoft partners across the U.S. In 2009, you helped us bring new products to market (Windows 7, Windows Server…