As mentioned in an earlier post, we are into full swing of our SMB Live event series. In this blog I would like to highlight our Day 2 event – Expand Your Office 365 Practice with Microsoft Multi-Cloud Solutions. This event provides valuable content on how to expand your Microsoft Cloud practice beyond Office 365 with Microsoft Multi-Cloud solutions including: Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), Office 365 E5 Suite, Microsoft Azure, Skype for Business, Microsoft Windows Server, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Listed below you will find a sampling of the content covered along with resources on how to stay up to date on the latest offers. You will also find resources to help you grow you business with Microsoft.
Access Your Virtual SMB Live Resources:
- Join the US SMB Partner Insider Community! One Community. Everything you need to be successful in the US SMB Microsoft ecosystem. And the chance to win $15!
- Access the content and share with your organization | SMB Live session content
- Marketing Your Multi-Cloud Practice Next Steps!
- Join the Marketing SureStep Office Hours for real time support & insights!
- Build out a multi-cloud solutions and market it leveraging MS resources
- Learn more about selling Office 365 with the new Cloud Solution Provider program | Visit The CSP Concierge
- Microsoft Partner Benefits Resources & Next Steps:
- Office 365 E5 Suite Readiness & Trainings:
- Sales & Marketing Materials- Drumbeat Portal
- Licensing FAQ for the Office 365 and Skype for Business
- Technical Resource: Skype for Business Online Academy
- Windows Server & SQL Server End of Service Resources:
- Identify your destination(s) – Window Server 2012 R2, SQL – consider your options, SQL Server 2014, Azure VMs, Azure SQL Database
- Upgrade – Make the move – Migrating to Windows Server 2012 Training, Read the SQL Server 2014 Upgrade Guide, Consult the SQL Server 2014 Upgrade Advisor, Azure SQL Database Migration Wizard
- Request Your Customer Talk Workbook
- Market to New and Existing Customers
- Download the MAP toolkit and watch “Using the MAP Toolkit” video introduction
- Ramp your Azure practice with the following resources:
- Azure in 5 Minutes Video Series
- Have Technical resources use Azure Solution Accelerators to ramp Azure business & Use the Azure Connect Tool
- Start using Azure internally
- Enterprise Mobility Suite Partner Readiness & Trainings:
- Start Using EMS Internally with Internal Use Rights and get the step-by-step training “Grow and Manage Your Business with Enterprise Mobility Suite Internal Use Rights”
- Attend Technical EMS Training: “Partner Practice Enablement for Enterprise Mobility training”, or learn how to develop a proof of concept for a customer – see the Technical Training available
- Take Online Technical Training for Deploying Enterprise Mobility Suite. This in-depth level 300-400 technical training will equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to effectively deploy EMS
- New Incentives
- Our new Partner Center is under construction at this time. Sign up to be an Insider and we will keep you up to date on when this new home page will be live with all the details on Incentives.
If you have any follow-up questions about any of our upcoming SMB programs, please email our marketing and events team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I hope to see you at another SMB event soon!