Threat management and protecting against ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. A recent post on the Microsoft Malware Protection Center blog details new attacks that occurred during the holidays at the end of 2016. Ransomware prevents you from using your PC and holds your PC or files for “ransom.” When this form of attack occurs, it makes it abundantly clear that…

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Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions webcast series

In January, I put together and hosted a series of webcasts about Azure Storage. We had thousands of partners register to join us live online and watch the sessions on-demand. If you were able to join us, thank you for helping to make the series a success! Given the continued interest in the topic, we’ve lined…


Community calls and resources summary for January 2017

Connect and engage with Microsoft technical, sales, and business experts in the US Partner Community. Our expert-led communities will help you build your practice and build your business. Practice-building communities are technically focused and led by Technology Solutions Professionals with product and workload expertise Business-building communities align to your business model, customer segment focus, and…


Add an Azure governance offering to the services you provide

By Sowmyan Soman Chullikkatil, Cloud Solution Architect, Application Development and Harsha Bennur, Practice Development Professional, Data Platform and Analytics A couple of years ago, IT organizations were busy building and implementing the concept of private cloud. The goal was for IT to provide service-level agreements, self-service automation, and management capabilities. Then the concept of public cloud happened, and then came the…


Community calls and resources summary for December 2016

Connect and engage with Microsoft technical, sales, and business experts in the US Partner Community. Our expert-led communities will help you build your practice and build your business. Practice-building communities are technically focused and led by Technology Solutions Professionals with product and workload expertise Business-building communities align to your business model, customer segment focus, and…


Microsoft Azure partner training resources and schedule – Winter 2017

Take advantage of the growing collection of integrated cloud services in Microsoft Azure that include analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web, and gain the skills to develop solutions that can lower total cost and help improve scalability, security, and privacy. Visit the Microsoft Azure website Technical presales and deployment services for Microsoft Azure…


Community calls and resources summary for November 2016

Connect and engage with Microsoft technical, sales, and business experts in the US Partner Community. Our expert-led communities will help you build your practice and build your business. Practice-building communities are technically focused and led by Technology Solutions Professionals with product and workload expertise Business-building communities align to your business model, customer segment focus, and…


Community calls and resources summary for October 2016

Connect and engage with Microsoft technical, sales, and business experts in the US Partner Community. Our expert-led communities will help you build your practice and build your business. Practice-building communities are technically focused and led by Technology Solutions Professionals with product and workload expertise Business-building communities align to your business model, customer segment focus, and…


Community calls and resources summary for September 2016

Connect and engage with Microsoft technical, sales, and business experts in the US Partner Community. Our expert-led communities will help you build your practice and build your business. Practice-building communities are technically focused and led by Technology Solutions Professionals with product and workload expertise Business-building communities align to your business model, customer segment focus, and…


Microsoft Azure partner training schedule – Fall 2016

Build your skills and knowledge about Microsoft Azure and deliver solutions for your customers that take advantage of cloud services that include analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web. Learn more about Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform Roadmap For a comprehensive schedule of partner training, refer to the Hot Sheet training schedule, which is regularly…