Has your Intune account been migrated?

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners!  As you may know, the Microsoft Intune portal was designed with Silverlight technology.  As this is being retired, you should be aware of the management of Intune is being moved to the Azure Administration Portal.  This is a great move as it will be consolidated in one main portal allowing…


EMS Partner Journey

During our SMB Live events this fall, we’ve been encouraging partners follow a prescribed path for adopting a new business practice that I like to call CERT: Nominate a Champion Embrace Internally Leverage Sales/Marketing/Technical Resources Track your progress I’ve been applying this framework to all of the partners with which I’ve been discussing Azure and…


Introducing Enterprise Mobility + Security

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners, July is the start of Microsoft’s new fiscal year, and every year at this time we see lots of new announcements coinciding with the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference that just recently wrapped up in Toronto a couple weeks ago.  One of the announcements you may have missed was the…


Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) click-through demos

Tim Tetrick   In a recent blog post, Microsoft demo tools and hands-on experiences for partners, I talked about the various demo tools that partners have available to them.  These tools include the ability to deliver live demonstrations and hands-on experiences of Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) from both the IT professional and end user perspective. …


EMS Webinar: Holistic Security Centered on Identity

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners!  Wanted to make all aware of an upcoming webinar focused on Identity as part of the Enterprise Mobility Suite.  It is being presented by the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility team (Adam Baron, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft) and is not partner specific, but will give you a great overview of…


Microsoft demo tools and hands-on experiences for partners

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners! I wanted to take a few minutes to give an overview and comparison of the various Microsoft demo tools and hands-on experiences that you can leverage with your customers and prospects.  These tools can really be a powerful resource in helping you accelerate your sales of Microsoft products and…


Cloud Platform University Technical Trainings

Tim Tetrick   Hello Cloud Partners,  Wanted to let you know that the Cloud Platform University has added some additional dates for upcoming trainings.  Most of these are in May and June.  This is a great opportunity to get some 300 level technical training (including hands on labs!) on Azure and Enterprise Mobility Suite at…


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Tim Tetrick   Advance your cloud skills in our FREE, virtual classes led by experts. Want to become a cloud expert? For a limited time only, Microsoft is offering instructor-led, online classes with extensive hands-on labs on the hottest cloud topics, at no cost to you. Join us in these engaging sessions to learn how…


Is Multifactor Authentication Part of Office 365?

Q: (from Ben) Multifactor Auth. Some reports this is free others say a cost Is this included in Office 365?   A: The quick answer is that the basics of Multifactor Authentication are included in Office 365 (free) but advanced features are added with Azure Active Directory Premium ($6 per user per month). From the…


Enterprise Mobility Practice Builder Site

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners, If you’re looking to build an Enterprise Mobility practice – whether you’re focusing on individual services (Microsoft Intune for Mobile Device & App Management, Azure Active Directory Premium for Identity and Access Management, Azure Rights Management for Information Protection, Advanced Threat Analytics for Behavior-based Analytics) or the full Enterprise Mobility…


Regional March US SMB Partner Insider call(s) are Friday, March 11th with partner case studies! Attend the call and complete the evaluation to get an entry to win $15 Grand* and JBL Synchros E40BT On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones**!

Todd Sweetser Regional March US SMB Partner Insider call(s) are Friday, March 11th with partner case studies! Attend the call and complete the evaluation to get an entry to win $15 Grand* and JBL Synchros E40BT On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones** If you haven’t already registered, click the link below for your regional call. If you have…


Beyond SMB Live

Q: (From Jay) Is there any formal training available for some of the add-ons we learned about today? Azure AD premium EMS Intune Azure DRaas / Azure backup E5   A: I’ve grouped them based on common topics, but here are some resources: EMS / Azure AD / Microsoft Intune / Azure Rights Management https://mspartnerlp.mspartner.microsoft.com/LearningPath/LearningPath/DLPaths?trackId=2878&rowId=3561…


Device Retirement and Selective Wipe with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Tim Tetrick In Part 3 of 3 in this mini demo series around Managing Mobile Productivity, we’ll look at how Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) can perform a selective wipe on a device that destroys all the corporate data from the device, but leave the personal data intact. The end user can un-enroll the device themselves,…


Mobile Application Management with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Tim Tetrick In Part 2 of 3 in this mini demo series around Managing Mobile Productivity, we’ll see how you can use mobile application management with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to help organizations secure corporate data by preventing it from being copied to personal apps on the device.  EMS is uniquely able to manage and…

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Conditional Access to Corporate Email and Documents Using Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! Your customers want to use their mobile devices to access their corporate email and documents.  IT, on the other hand, needs to make sure that corporate data is secure, wherever it is.  In Part 1 of 3 in this mini demo series around Managing Mobile Productivity, I’ll show you…

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Drive up cloud revenue with Enterprise Mobility Suite

Jeff Stoffel Enterprise Mobility Suite provides a large opportunity for us to help our SMB customers with mobile device management and security.  Hopefully you have all seen Tim’s blog on the Online Technical Training for Deploying Enterprise Mobility Suite.  Expanding on this we have some terrific additional sales and tech-ready resources. Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite…


New Online Technical Training for Deploying Enterprise Mobility Suite

Tim Tetrick Microsoft is seeing great momentum in its Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) and this is a prime opportunity for partners to start building their Microsoft Enterprise Mobility practice. Developed and delivered by our engineering teams, this in-depth level 300-400 technical training will equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to effectively deploy EMS! The…

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Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) Sales One-Pager

Partners, Are you using EMS to manage your Office 365 customers?  SMB partners are having great success providing Office 365 packaged with EMS for their customers.  Office 365 provides a industry leading platform for productivity, while EMS secures their Office 365 investment (advanced device management, file level encryption, identity management and more!) Partners tell me…


Make sure to attend the “Announcing the new EMS, including the newly added Advanced Threat Analytics!” webinar on August 4.

Partners, The comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) offering – that gives partners the ability to deliver solutions to empower their customers’ mobile workforce while giving them control over access, devices and data – is now available for SMB customers. EMS has been recently updated to include the new Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics solution, developed to…


Enterprise Mobility Suite Upcoming Webcasts

Woody Walton   As the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) continues to grow in awareness more and more partners are coming to the realization that this is an excellent solution set to build a practice on.  Make no mistake, Enterprises and larger organization have been buying EMS for some time and sales are increasing. There are…

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