Microsoft Australia Partner Training and Accreditation Resources

Staying current and up-to-date with the latest Microsoft products and technologies, and being able to demonstrate your company’s expertise to customers through technical accreditations held by members of your team, is critical for your partner business. Microsoft offers a variety of training resources for technical professionals, and Microsoft Partner Network members have access to additional…


Benefit for Gold and Silver Partners in Australia at the Microsoft Summit 2017

As Mark mentioned in his announcement blog, We have an exciting new experience for Microsoft Partners in Australia to learn, network and build new opportunities at the Microsoft Summit. One of the local benefits of being a Gold or Silver Partner with Microsoft in Australia is the access to an allocation of pre-paid tickets, see the…


Find support and connect with Microsoft Australia – Partner 101

Looking for Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) membership support? What about pre-sales assistance to deliver your first cloud deal? Maybe you’re looking to connect with Microsoft? To help you find the assistance you need, the team at Microsoft Australia have created a downloadable Partner 101 guide, covering the most commonly requested support channels and engagement points, all in…

Start a new technical practice with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility & Security

This 4 day practice enablement training explores how to better understand and deploy key Microsoft capabilities such as hybrid identity and access management with Azure Active Directory, application and data management with Intune, information protection with Azure Information Protection, data protection with Azure Advanced Threat Analytics, and cloud security with Cloud Application Security. This training…


Skype for Business Technical Training

Skype for Business provides one platform for calling, conferencing, video, and sharing. Microsoft’s ambition is simple: to create the most loved and trusted communications platform for doing things together. Skype for Business is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform: Complete meeting solution: Users can work like they are all in one room, even when they’re not….


Customer Immersion Experience Facilitator Training

The Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) program is Microsoft’s #1 sales and marketing program in Australia. The Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) is a powerful tool that allows customers to sell themselves on the value that a consolidated Microsoft platform could deliver for their business. Customers explore the technology themselves and facilitators encourage discussion that benefits the…


Find your tribe with Microsoft Valuable Professional – Sonia Cuff, Co-Founder of The Missing Chair

Microsoft MVP Program Community Manager, Lana Montgomery, talks with Sonia Cuff, Office365 MVP and Co-Founder of virtual CIO consulting company, The Missing Chair, about her experience of the MVP Program and the best things about being part of the tech community. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself: how long have you been working in…



Welcome to the Australian Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead of time. If you have any questions/feedback about any of the training below or would like to suggest training…


Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure 5-Day in Person Training Course in a city near you this September!

This training explores Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) and several PaaS technologies such as Azure Web Apps and Cloud Services from the perspective of an IT Professional. This training provides an in-depth examination of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS); covering Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks starting from introductory concepts through advanced capabilities of the platform….


Microsoft Australia Partner Awards Submissions Update

  We have extended the submission deadline by one week, to Friday September 1, 2017 23:59 AEST. If you’re the best in the business, here’s your chance to prove it. The Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA) are fast approaching and if you’re an Australian Microsoft Partner, it’s your chance to be recognised for your achievements….


Accelerating the Partner-led Digital Transformation of Australian Government with new Microsoft Azure Regions

Last month at Microsoft Inspire, we saw examples of the power of our partner ecosystem in driving the digital transformation of healthcare, government and education. In Australia, thousands of Microsoft partners develop technology solutions for the public sector, they support the operations of government, they employ tens of thousands of staff and they contribute to…

Microsoft Australia Partner Awards: Up close and personal with a Cloud for Good Award

Cloud for Good – what it really means to use the cloud to transform lives Microsoft’s mission is “to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more.” As the reach and capabilities of cloud computing continue to expand, so too does its potential to support organisations working to advance social change….