Locally hosted Office 365 & Dynamics CRM in Australia

Since opening the Australian Datacentres hosting Azure locally, Microsoft extends its commitment to industry and Australian businesses by announcing locally hosted Office 365 & Dynamics CRM Online, delivering faster performance, geo-redundant back-up and addressing data residency consideration by the end of March 2015. Learn more about what this means for your existing customers on Office 365…


Now Backup PCs with Microsoft Azure Backup

This post appeared first in the Microsoft Australia Small Business Reseller Community LinkedIn Group.  Not part of it?  Join in the conversation with 1200+ of your peers.  http://aka.ms/thebarracks My favourite phrase at the moment is “the gift that keeps on giving”, and not because it’s Christmas! I’ve been continually using that phrase these past few…


New Testing Method for Australia

This time last year I completed my Bachelor of Business at Charles Sturt University, the majority of my studies where done virtually on line at times that worked around my busy work schedule, I did however have the option to travel to campus if needed some face to face time.  I guess what I am…


Rethink Your Approach to Storage!

Register for the Webinar Name: Rethink Your Approach to Storage Date: January 28th 2015 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM AEDT (Sydney Time) Hybrid Cloud based enterprise storage solutions that cut costs and increase performance Learn about hybrid cloud based enterprise storage solutions that cut costs, increase performance and improves data protection. Hear from Microsoft…


Cloud Champions is back! Are you ready?

With the increasing growth of cloud services in Australia it’s critical you are building a plan to take advantage of this opportunity now.   With a number of recent local announcements from Microsoft including the availability of Microsoft Azure in Australia, plus this week’s announcement of availability of Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online from…


Dynamics Partner Readiness For You! December 2014

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference The annual Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference is scheduled February 2-4, 2015, at the Washington State Convention Centre in Seattle, Washington. The Technical Conference is back with more learning opportunities than ever as the R&D teams for both Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM come together to put on one…


January Training – ModernBiz Series – Safeguard Your Business

Learn How to Help Customers Protect Their Business Data   The Modern Biz Technical Series provides training, demonstrations, and hands-on instruction on how to use the latest Office 365, Windows, Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Azure, and SQL Server 2014 capabilities to deliver solutions to small and midsize organizations. This set of training courses is…


Close More Deals in the Demo Army

In the latest Demo Army Leaderboard update, Elliot Munro of Ozbizweb Group explains to me how the Demo Army is helping him get in front of more customers and win new business.  Check it out here.  Not a Cadet yet? Watch the Mission Briefing video and read my blog post about using the Demo Army to…


Microsoft Launches App To Cert Program

Build apps and build your career. We recognise that you have real world experience in building apps, and hard decisions on how to spend your limited time and money for training and certification.  So, why not simplify your life and get credit for those apps you’re building? The App To Cert pilot program is available…


Help Your Customers Increase Their Sales

We live in a new world of on-demand products and services. We expect to access information immediately when we want it, not wait until someone sends it. We select our own seats on flights directly on the web. We check bank account balances from our smart phones. But these types of on-demand services and deep…