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Managed services and intellectual property business models are your best bet for accelerating as a cloud partner. Throughout June, the weekly Cloud Profitability webcasts will deep dive into the Intellectual Property (IP) business model. Next week’s webcast focuses on getting ready for organizational changes when moving to the cloud. Register for this webcast here. Upcoming Cloud Profitability webcasts in June:
- June 17: Changing business operations in a cloud environment
- June 24: Selecting target markets for your cloud solution
Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible platform that provides the building blocks to quickly build, deploy, and manage cloud-based solutions. In the Modern Biz Technical Series for SMB you will learn how to leverage Microsoft Azure to deliver cloud and hybrid solutions and services to small and midsize businesses (SMB). Topics covered in this course include: Azure Backup, Storage, Virtual Machines and more. Register for the two-part webcast here.
This level 200, one-day, classroom technical training offered by MPN Partner Technical Services will introduce you to the Video and Enterprise Voice capabilities of Skype for Business, and look at the solutions proposed by Audiocodes, Polycom, and Plantronics that natively integrate with Skype for Business. Workshops also coming to New York, NY on June 23 and Chicago, IL on June 25.
- Register for the city nearest you
- Skype for business webcasts in June
- Skype for business webcasts in July
In this webcast you will learn how to implement Office 365 technologies to a specific customer’s needs. In this specific case study, you will look at a small company that needs consistency within their organizational structure to work and communicate efficiently while reducing IT costs.
The SMB Partner Insider calls are next Friday. These monthly calls are held on the second Friday of each month for all three US regions—East, Central, and West. In the call, US partners serving SMB customers get the latest Microsoft information from their Regional Account teams. Register for the calls here.
These blog posts and articles will help you stay informed about training related opportunities and offerings.
- US Sessions at WPC 2015 focus on enabling great customer experiences through technology, and your profitability
- Introducing the Azure Partner Readiness Catalog
- Looking for Inspiration? Top 10 Trainings on Microsoft Virtual Academy
- Digital Partner of Record for Online Services Advisor Deploy Incentives – May 2015 update
- Your keys to cloud profitability at WPC 2015