Office 365 and Voice partner training schedule – Fall 2017

Office 365 offers customers familiar, top-of-the-line productivity tools, collaboration solutions, and built-in security. Office 365 for partners Skype for Business for partners Technical presales and deployment services for Office 365 Office 365 training for your team Office 365 Roadmap Find Office 365-related courses on the US Partner Community Hot Sheet – a comprehensive and frequently…


Accessing and using the Office 365 Service Assurance information

By David Branscome, Partner Technical Architect When partners work on customer requests for proposal (RFPs) for Office 365 and Azure, they often have questions about Microsoft datacenters. Customers that get frequent audits will need to provide specific evidence that their data is securely stored. Partners can easily provide such evidence by accessing information on the…


Community calls and resources summary for May 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. Community activities include regular calls that you can join live and catch on-demand later, Yammer groups for connection with Microsoft and with other partners, and blog series…


Grow your business with Office 365 Advanced Security and Compliance

by Natee Pretikul, Senior Partner Marketing Manager, Office 365 Security and Compliance Cybersecurity is a complex problem, from the volume of attacks to increasingly sophisticated hackers. Organizations don’t want to be in the headlines, as the impact to business is significant. Over the last year, many partners have started to develop and offer security-related services…


Skype for Business partner resources and training schedule – Spring 2017

Skype for Business enables customers to connect anywhere, anytime, while providing the enterprise security, compliance and control that businesses expect from Microsoft. Skype for Business for partners Skype for Business in the Office 365 Enterprise E5 plan Skype Operations Framework Skype for Business sales training Microsoft Trust Center for Office 365 Office 365 Roadmap Office…


Community calls and resources summary for April 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. Community activities include regular calls that you can join live and catch on-demand later, Yammer groups for connection with Microsoft and with other partners, and blog series…


Office 365 and Voice partner resources and training schedule – Spring 2017

Office 365 offers customers familiar, top-of-the-line productivity tools, collaboration solutions, and built-in security. Office 365 for partners Skype for Business for partners Technical presales and deployment services for Office 365 Office 365 training for your team Office 365 Roadmap Find Office 365-related courses on the US Partner Community Hot Sheet – a comprehensive and frequently…


Collaboration options: Office 365 Groups, Microsoft Teams, and Yammer

With the recent release of Microsoft Teams and updates to Office 365 Groups and Yammer, I have been asked more than a few times to explain how organizations and teams should think about each of these collaboration products, how to determine which product is the right one, and how to effectively use them. Microsoft recognizes there are many ways for…

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Getting to know and love Microsoft Teams

One of the best things for me about working at Microsoft is getting to try out and test new technologies. Across the company, we’re encouraged to use the latest Microsoft software releases and put them through their paces. It’s exciting to be among the first to use new products. Sometimes, that early access means that we are using products that…


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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