Victoria Whole of Government eServices Panel

The current eServices Head Agreement is due to expire 30 June 2011.  A public Request for Tender (RFT) will be released early in 2011 to establish a new panel.  The release of the RFT is currently on hold whilst the new State Government is briefed on the project. Please note that the proposed new panel…


Competency Exam Packs Offer

Looking to renew your membership or earn one of the new Microsoft competencies? We have just the offer for you… Research shows that more than 80% of your customers place more trust in a partner’s advice if they hold relevant technical certifications, and more than 60% are willing to pay a higher price for services…


Microsoft Lync: The New Way to Stay Connected

Microsoft Lync: The New Way to Stay Connected Now you and your customers can get connected and stay connected like never before with Microsoft Lync. Unite voice, IM, audio-, video-, and web-conferencing in a single solution with the next generation of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2, Office Live Meeting, and Office Communications Server 2007 R2….


The Microsoft Partner Network: Gold Competencies & Silver Competencies branding

On November 1st, Microsoft launched the Microsoft Partner Network, which brought with it many new things, including new competencies and associated branding, benefits, requirements, and more.  Since that time, we have spoken with, heard from, and seen postings from many partners talking about what they have achieved so far in the new Microsoft Partner Network…


Updates to Microsoft Partner Network Learning Competency Requirements

A number of changes to the Microsoft Partner Network Learning Competency have gone into effect, including changes to the enrolment and KPI reporting periods and competency and KPI requirements. These include: For anniversary dates between January and March 2011, Learning Partners must meet KPI targets between January 2010 and December 2010. For anniversary dates between…


Get SQL Server Highlights from the 2010 PASS Summit

Explore the Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the next version of SQL Server, code-named “Denali.” Deliver a comprehensive data warehouse solution with SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse—now generally available. And watch the virtual seminar focused on leveraging data warehousing appliances for high-performance BI. Sign up for Microsoft code name “Atlanta”—a new secure cloud…