Quick reminder - Wayne & Robbie in Melbourne tonight

Just a quick reminder that The Wayne & I will be in Melbourne tonight for a combined SBS user group session & demonstration on WESS. Joining us will be HP, Citrix & Kaseya & so come along to get the latest information & ask all those hard questions (of Wayne, not of me…). Details: 5pm…

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Hear from the experts about how to weather the storm

Very timely event from our Financing team aimed at helping partners understand & prepare for the coming economic downturn. To assist you in determining what it means for your business and your customers, Microsoft Financing, has assembled a panel of experts to discuss; The economic climate, Impacts on the IT market, and How to leverage…

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Is your business in the know?

Heads-up from our SMB team about our continuing customer profiling activities. I really feel these activities will result in more business for all & so am keen to hear your feedback / questions. Cheers, Robbie   Recently, we told you about our program to profile our customers so we can tailor our communications to our…

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Are your customers thinking about EBS 2008?

Timely new poll in Australian Reseller News asking partners how many of their clients have expressed an interest in Essential Business Server 2008. Check it out. The continuing launch & interest in EBS 2008 is very much a slow burn because the solution offers so many different things to so many different customers – and…

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SBS user group tour with Wayne Small

As part of our continuing channel readiness efforts please see below details of our upcoming SBS user group tour (unfortunately the Sydney meeting has been & gone – next one on Tuesday, Dec 9th). Entry is free & details on the good work that these groups do can be found here: www.sbsgroups.com.au I’m really happy…

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Live webcast to celebrate the launch of the new Windows Essential Server solutions range

Join our webcast and see our new SMB Server products that can take your business forward. The Wayne & I will do some live demos & answer as many of your questions as we can. Wednesday November 12th 11am – 12pm Register for the webcast Here is your opportunity to experience the new Windows Small…

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15 additional SBS CALs for SBSC partners only

Just received word that the exclusive SBSC Toolkit shipping with the October Action Pack will include 15 additional CALs for SBS & EBS. Nice. The kits will be at the Microsoft post office from October 24th & so should be with you a few weeks after that. So along with all the other fun stuff,…

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What's your take on the economy - part II

Following on from my earlier post on our proactive campaign to help customers succeed in a tough economy, please find below a video address that Paul Voges recorded earlier today for the attention of all Microsoft Australian partners (Paul is the Director of Small to Midmarket Solutions & Partners – SMS&P). He gives an update…

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Register now for Microsoft Innovation Days

With thanks to Christian Long from our ISV team: Register now for the Microsoft Innovation Days roadshow in November. This is your opportunity to ‘get your feet on the ground, head in the clouds’ and connect with top IT architects, developers and partners for a day of technical sessions and compelling discussions about the future…

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Hands-on labs starting to fill-up

They’ve only been live for a couple of days however the first round of SBS 2008 & EBS 2008 hands-on labs are starting to fill-up. The keen-as-mustard Queenslanders have already reached capacity for the first session so nows the time to book yourself in for this intensive 2-day course. SBS 2008 registration here EBS 2008…

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