Azure Migrate

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! As many of you may have seen, Azure Migrate went generally available a few weeks back.  I wanted to share with you this quick video I recently recorded.  In the video I look at some key Azure solutions, talk about the three phases of a successful migration project,…

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Attend one of the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Roadshows

We still have a few seats available for partners interested in obtaining a hands on experience with Business Central. Don’t wait too long we are nearing room capacity in each city. This FREE in-person 2-day hands-on workshop is designed for Pre-sales consultants responsible for understanding the breadth and depth of the NEW Dynamics 365 Business…

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Five Reasons to Attend Inspire 2018

Have you signed up for Microsoft Inspire 2018 yet? This year is shaping up to be our best Partner event ever. Why? I’m glad you asked, and even if you didn’t ask I’ll keep writing since this is my blog post. Here are my top 5 reasons why I think you should register and join…

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Introduction to Azure Site Recovery

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! I recorded a short video that provides an introduction to Azure Site Recovery.  It looks at some of the challenges that ASR solves for and talks about how ASR can be used as both a disaster recovery solution and as a powerful migration solution as well.  Finally, it…

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The April Insider call is this Wednesday!

Todd Sweetser The April Insider call is this Wednesday! Catch up on the latest and join the Microsoft US team for the Partner Insider call on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 where you’ll get valuable, actionable information to help your Microsoft business grow. Time: 10:00 AM PT Register at: https://msuspartner.eventbuilder.com/event?eventid=d9k0m8 April Agenda: Insider Scoop | Alexis…

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The secret formula for a higher valuation…

Todd Sweetser Top Partners seeking higher valuations have some basic strategies in common—tactics that you can use no matter where you are in your business journey. And, more importantly, tactics that will help you grow your profitability. What are they? It’s as easy as S-V-P: Specialize, Verticalize, and Productize. Now you can learn how to…

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Register for Understand your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Enablement and Support Benefits Webcast

Register for the May 02, 2018 Webcast Understand your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Enablement and Support Benefits Have you found yourself asking these 3 very important questions: Can you guide me through MPN benefits and competency attainment journey? How do I build and grow my cloud practices faster? I need help providing support to managed/moderately-complex…

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Azure product announcements and updates

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners!  I thought I would share and example of information that is shared with partners and customers when they have an Azure tenant subscription.  These are sent about once a month and have some excellent information on recent updates to the platform.  Enjoy! Read about important Azure product updates and announcements….

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Dynamics CRM Online Access from Multiple Countries

Q: (from Tom) Does CRM allow for a database to be replicated/synchronized to multiple locations automatically, and then provide the end-user with a connection to the database location that would provide the best performance based on where the person is located? A: The short answer “Yes”. I did a Bing search on “CRM Online multi…

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New Microsoft 365 Training Video

Nick Johnson, PTS Greetings Partners! Be sure to check out the new Microsoft 365 Security Training video featuring Brad Anderson our CVP of Enterprise Mobility. In this comprehensive overview of the Microsoft 365 Security offering, Brad shares how he talks to customers about the unique and powerful M365 Security story. He offers an in-depth look…

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NEW US StepUp Webinar Series Available Now!

New Virtual workshop series providing step-by-step guidance to help you start your new Microsoft Cloud practice I am excited to invite you to attend our new 2018 US StepUp Webinar Series.. These workshop series are designed to help your team comprehend, adopt, and deploy new Microsoft Cloud technologies to expand your business opportunities. Each StepUp…

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Introduction to Azure Backup

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! One of the first services that we see a lot of partners and customers getting started with in Azure is Azure Backup.  I recorded a quick video to give an introduction and overview of Azure Backup.  I cover the value proposition, current capabilities, and how you can price…

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Getting Started with Azure for AWS Professionals

Tim Tetrick   For people experienced with the AWS platform, it can be challenging to know how to get started on Azure.  One of our Microsoft Cloud Solution Architects, after discussing this with an experienced AWS developer at a recent User Group, thought it would be useful to pull together resources to help.  Please find…

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Migrate Virtual Machines, Apps, and Data to the Cloud

Some of the consistent questions I’m asked revolve around getting on-premises resources into the cloud successfully. Has the data all been accounted for, are the proper services running, and is it the right size? Over the years Microsoft has offered their own tools and endorsed products from third parties to assist in this process –…

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The March Insider Call is this Wednesday!

Tim Tetrick   Catch up on the latest and join the Microsoft US team for the March Partner Insider call on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 where you’ll get valuable, actionable information to help your Microsoft business grow. When: March 7, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM PT Register at: http://aka.ms/InsiderCall The March agenda will cover: Insider Scoop…

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Office 365 Attack Simulator Preview Available

Nick Johnson, PTS   Greetings Partners! Security continues to be a hot topic. Threat actors are looking for new ways to attack. Their methods become more sophisticated daily. Customers are looking for ways to better protect their users. Administrators are tasked with implementing protection and making sure it works. Is there an easy way to…

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Grow Your Practice and Increase Profitability with Azure Data Services + SQL Server 2017

According to 451 Research’s Total Data Market Monitor service, the total data market is expected to grow from just under $70billion in revenue in 2015 to $132 billion in 2020.  We expect the continued and expanded focus on big data – structured and unstructured – will help drive market growth, contributing to a CAGR of…

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Helping Customers Plan The Journey from SFB to Teams

As part of the Intelligent Communications vision to deliver smarter messaging, calling and meeting experiences, we’re building Skype for Business capabilities into Teams. But what does this mean for your customer’s specific journey, and how can you help? Join this webinar hosted by Bryan Nyce, Principal PM Manager at Microsoft to learn the latest messaging…

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Microsoft Next Up Exam Prep for Managing Office 365 Identities & Requirements and Enabling Office 365 Services

Tim Tetrick   Microsoft Next Up is a structured step-by-step exam prep course spanning a 5-week period that will remove roadblocks and set you up for success in achieving certification for one of these exams: 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Course starts February 26, 2018 Exam Day March 26, 2018 70-347: Enabling Office…

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Using the Azure Pricing Calculator to price out a simple VM based solution

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! I recently recorded a quick video that walks through using the Azure Pricing Calculator to price out a simple virtual machine based solution, and thought I would share it here as well.  If you’re not yet familiar with the Azure Pricing Calculator, this will provide a quick overview…

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