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…


Windows 10 deployment tools, techniques, and processes

The must-know concepts for IT professionals deploying Windows 10 are deployment, management, and security. With more than half of our Windows 10 Partner Technical Roadshow events under our belts, it’s a good time to address common questions we’ve heard about Windows 10 deployment techniques and tools. To deploy Windows 10 in a customer’s organization, it…


Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 3: Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 features

In the EMS Partner Community blog series and community calls, we have spent time looking at the new EMS E5 features. So far, we have taken an in-depth look at Microsoft Cloud App Security and Azure Information Protection. In the November blog posts and call, we will look at another EMS E5 feature, Azure Active Directory Premium P2….


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…


Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 2: Configure your demo environment

When I talk to partners that are building enterprise mobility practices, the common questions asked tend to center around two themes: setting up a demo environment for Enterprise Mobility + Security, and creating and conducting good EMS demos. In this occasional blog series for Enterprise Mobility + Security Partners, I’ll share with you the resources…


Skype for Business partner training schedule – Fall 2016

Skype for Business is an integral part of Microsoft Office 365, providing PSTN Conferencing, Cloud PBX, PSTN Calling, and Skype Meeting Broadcast capabilities to Office 365 users. New sales training! Office 365 E5 vision and service capabilities Office University Bootcamp is a one-day, in-person partner sales training event that will help you understand the Office…


Dynamics 365 Readiness Blitz and sales video series

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is coming soon, and takes a new approach to business applications. The current Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP cloud solutions will be unified into one cloud service with new purpose-built apps that help manage specific business functions, including Sales, Field Service, Customer Service, Project Service Automation, Marketing, and Operations. Each app will…


Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 1: Build your demo environment

Authors Note: Since originally posting this blog, the demo tool has changes. This post reflects functionality as of April 2017. Most notably the provisioning process has been simplified by removing the requirement for a separate Azure subscription. When I talk to partners that are building enterprise mobility practices, the common questions asked tend to center…


Office 365 and Voice partner training schedule – Fall 2016

Office 365 offers customers familiar, top-of-the-line productivity tools and built-in security plus compliance and privacy controls that help keep data safe. Learn more about Office 365 Learn more about Skype for Business Office 365 Roadmap Office 365 Cloud Productivity Competency Virtual Training (Exam prep for 70-346 and 70-347) This course targets the needs of IT…


Skype for Business partner training schedule – Summer 2016

Build your communications practice with Skype for Business sales and technical training courses.   Skype for Business partner resources Skype for Business website Skype for Business in the new Office 365 Enterprise E5 offering We update this schedule as new partner training offerings become available. Skype for Business is also covered in many of the Office…