Get 15% off Office & Windows Server

  Quick heads-up on our latest customer offer: get 15% off selected Microsoft Office & Windows Server products – offer ending December 31st, 2008. Following on from our "Economy" campaign, this is a great way to help customers save money as they start to tighten their belts. Details here: Cheers & lemme know if…


6 weeks to go until the biggest SBS event in years

Less than 6 weeks to go & we’re getting close to 50% capacity at the TechEd 2008 SMB Servers day on September 2nd. Latest agenda here & so secure your spot today. Yes, I’m going the hard sell. And yes, $550 is a lot of money. But if you sell SBS, or are thinking about…


Why sell SBS 2003 R2 with Software Assurance?

Lots of feedback on the recent SBS training that we’ve been doing around Australia on the positives & negatives of selling SBS with Software Assurance. Whilst the debates will continue to rage, one thing is certain & that’s with the new Small Business Server 2008 coming soon, the least you can do is look into…


Sell SBS 2003 now, get SBS 2008 later

With the launch of Small Business Server 2008 just around the corner (Jul-Sept), the last thing you want to do is stall a possible sale now whilst the customer waits for the new software to be released. Now’s the time to be thinking about adding Software Assurance to your sales pitch & to help make…


50% discount on MS Press books in May

Great find by Nick Mayhew around the new Australian Microsoft Press online shop: Partners can get a 50% discount on all online purchases in May – though you’ll need to get a special code, check Nick’s blog for details. Going forward, it’s a 20% discount for normal purchases & up to 40% off when…


SBSC – "We’ve got a guy" campaign launch

Launching this week – a long-awaited local campaign to help drive customer awareness & understanding on the value of SBSCs. The "We’ve got a guy" promotion will be featured in newsletters & across different Microsoft sites as a way to get more small business customers thinking about the type & quality of IT supplier they…


SBS 2003 deployment services rebate extended to June 30th

Good news, the Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 Services Rebate Promotion has now been extended to June 30, 2008 check out: Australian partners redeemed the 3rd highest amount of rebates out of all participating countries during the original promo period & so this is an offer that has hopefully hit the right note….


Good-day, Sunrise

    Tune into Channel 7’s Sunrise Program on Monday 18 February between 7.00-8.00am to see Gadget Guy Peter Blasina demo the new 2007 Office System. Great way to get the message out to literally millions of people & we’ll also be announcing a major Yahoo7 competition from Monday – where viewers can win up…


Only 3 weeks left to claim your SBS Deployment Rebate

Have you sold & deployed a copy of SBS since September 1st? If yes, then you should absolutely be claiming your services rebate – up to US$225 for Premium Edition. Offer ends February 29th. All the details & Ts & Cs are located here & submissions for the September 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007…