June 2–3 in Redmond, WA: Windows 10 Preflight Summit for partners

Get an early look at Windows 10 and learn about its core infrastructure at the Windows 10 Preflight Summit for partners. During this two-day, level 200-300 technical training, you’ll learn about Windows deployment, management, identity, security, and networking through presentations and demos delivered by subject-matter experts from the Windows team. Recommended partner roles to attend…


Bring data and apps to life for users through Windows Apportals–new partner technical training modules now available

Built on top of Windows 8.1, Apportals organize and reveal data and apps needed for a specific role or task. This breakthrough functionality enables users to search less and solve more. A Windows Apportal can be shaped to fit nearly any task or role within an organization. The experience an Apportal offers users is simple….


Prepare for Windows 10 deployments with the new Deployment Masters online workshop series

The new Deployment Masters workshop series, for IT pros, consultants, and administrators, will help you prepare for Windows 10 deployments. Over the course of eight 2-hour sessions, you will learn how to build real world deployment solutions utilizing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and System Center Configuration Manager. Your instructors for this series are Johan…


Search less and solve more: Windows Apportals bring data and apps to life for users – join our experience selling office hours

Built on top of Windows 8.1, Apportals organize and reveal data and apps needed for a specific role or task. This breakthrough functionality enables users to search less and solve more. A Windows Apportal can be shaped to fit nearly any task or role within an organization. The experience an Apportal offers users is simple….


Windows 10 Learning Series for Partners

With Windows 10 gaining popularity in the press and with customers, we want to share with you how Microsoft is presenting the value proposition and the technical features of the product to our commercial customers. Starting next week, we’re offering a series of Windows 10 webcasts for partners. Learn how to talk to your customers…


Congratulations to the “urban adventure” US Assessment sweepstakes winners!

On behalf of the Microsoft US Partner Team, I’d like to congratulate these individuals who were awarded prizes in our urban adventure sweepstakes. Congratulations, and enjoy your prizes! Travel package Xbox 360 with Kinect Vince Aschliman, Indiana David Wallen, New York Tammy Bower, Kansas Frank D’Silva, Virginia Gary Feldman, Maryland Lu Ann George, Florida James…


Windows 8.1 devices Sales Specialist sweepstakes – October 1 – November 30

Customers today want the flexibility to work from any device—PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet. Recommending and selling them the right Windows 8.1 devices that meet their needs for usability and productivity is critical. Preparing for the Sales Specialist Assessment for Devices and Deployment, will help you position Windows solutions in customer conversations. In addition to Windows…