The new Office—launch events, online guide, training

Momentum for the new Office continues to grow. Your business customers can purchase on-premises versions of the new Office products through Microsoft Volume Licensing now, Office 365 Home Premium was released on January 29, and the new Office 365 service for businesses will be available starting February 27. Over the past few weeks, many new…


How Sales and Pre-Sales Technical Accreditations Benefit You and Your Business

The Microsoft Partner Network Sales Skills Excellence program provides the training and resources you need to strengthen your selling skills, achieve sales goals, stand out from competitors, and promote your expertise. Earning your accreditation will not only help you increase deal size, close sales faster, and deliver better value demonstrations, it can help your company…

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Microsoft Cloud Fast-Track boot camps in East Region cities

Join Microsoft cloud experts and members of the East Region team at our upcoming Fast-Track boot camps. These one-day trainings, offered to members of the Microsoft Partner Network at no cost, will help you accelerate your cloud sales using demo tools, customer campaigns, and shared best practices. Whether you are in the process of establishing…


Start advertising with a FREE ad credit for Bing and Yahoo! Search.

Three out of ten searches in the U.S. happen on Bing and Yahoo! Search. In the U.K., millions of people are searching on Bing and Yahoo! Get noticed with $50 (USD) or £35 (GBP) in FREE search advertising and FREE QuickLaunch access. With QuickLaunch, a search marketing expert will help you create an effective advertising…


Courseware Marketplace Announcement! Important Information for Learning Partners on the Delivery of Microsoft Official Courses

  Courseware   Marketplace Announcement! Important Information for the Delivery of MicrosoftOfficial Courses     We’re pleased to announce that by the end of this calendar year, arvato  distribution GmbH (arvato) will provide a single global courseware discovery,  commerce, and fulfillment platform for the worldwide sales and distribution  of Microsoft Official Courses (MOC) in both hard-copy print…


Community Roadshow: Get Deep with Windows Server 2012

Community Roadshow: Get Deep with Windows Server 2012 The Community Roadshow is a worldwide Windows Server 2012 event series to help train IT Pros about the technical features of the product.  Led by Microsoft MVPs, these ½ day events will feature product demos and discussions to teach partners what’s new, what’s improved, and what rocks….


Lessons from Microsoft’s NSI partners

Few partners can achieve Microsoft National Systems Integrator status, but that doesn’t mean their success isn’t repeatable for other Microsoft partners. Here are the strategies NSIs used to get to the top. Thirty-three partners have earned a special relationship with Microsoft, giving them dedicated partner managers and high-level relationships in Redmond. The U.S. National Systems…


How you can earn the MPN Small Business Competency by Julie Bennani

04/14/12 Small businesses face unique challenges: they need enterprise-class technology, but their capital resources are extremely stretched and their in-house technical capability tends to be limited.  According to a recent Microsoft SMB research survey conducted by Edge Strategies, many SMBs are eager to shift their IT to cloud offerings.  Despite a sluggish global economy, 50…


Introducing the Pinpoint Pointers Presentation Series!

We’re excited to introduce the interactive version of Pinpoint Pointers as an additional resource for Microsoft partners who want to make the most out of Pinpoint. Whether you are new to Microsoft Pinpoint, or have had a profile up for a couple of years, through the presentations in this series you’ll get information to help…