Big Changes Coming to the Partner Program

The Microsoft Partner Program is evolving. At WPC09, you’ll learn more about a community borne from our continued commitment to serve your needs and help you strengthen technical, sales, and marketing capabilities; get more from the Microsoft launch wave; and spark innovation and connection.


Australian Partners win 8 Awards at Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft Australia  is proud to recognise the winners and finalists in the 2009 WPC Awards Program. These partners have developed exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year, and demonstrated the ability to optimise their use of Microsoft technologies to meet critical business needs. This year the awards program had 69 awards and nearly…


Calling Registered Partners!

This Friday – 26th June, Microsoft will be holding a workshop in Sydney (from 8am-5pm to help Microsoft shape our plan to better support our Registered Partner base.  We have some open spots for Registered level partners to attend who are Sydney based to provide their input (especially those of you who resell our software…


MSDN End of Financial Year Sale!

Thousands of developers have chosen MSDN Subscriptions for the great product benefits and access to key technical resources for Developing & Testing applications, Including Visual Studio 2010 & Windows 7 when they ship!  Now is a great time to consider a MSDN subscription and save big. Offer ends 30 June 2009!


Have Your Say!

Education, healthcare, innovation, the environment, the digital economy are all key policy issues at the heart of the political agenda for governments –  local, state and federal.  This means that the Australian technology industry will be affected by decisions made by government in areas such a procurement, privacy, technology standards, infrastructure, interoperability, intellectual property and…


Green Light Your Applications for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Green-Light Your Applications for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 With the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems launching soon, there’s no better time to get ahead of your competition by making your applications compatible. And when you confirm with Microsoft that your application is compatible, you get access to valuable…


Windows 7 Competition

The Worldwide Windows Marketing Team has launched a Windows 7 partner video contest and I would love to see Australian Partners involved.  To get involved all you need to do is be a Microsoft Partner, create one or many 2-3 minutes video(s) and post it to for voting by anyone with a Live ID. …


50% off all Books from the MS Press Online Bookstore!

  I just wanted to share a great offer with you all from Microsoft Press.  MS Press Online Bookstore turns 1! Receive 50% off all books at until June 30, 2009 when you enter this exclusive code at the checkout MSPRESS1. Also don’t forget MS Press has an Amazon Price Match Promise on all…


Get Ready for Digital Access to Your Software Benefits

Improve Access to Your Software Benefits Using Digital Distribution Beginning June 2009, you can digitally access your software benefits—including Microsoft Action Pack Subscription and Microsoft Gold Certified and Certified Partner box shipments—from one, central location at any time. By digitally accessing your software benefits, you can take advantage of: · Flexible access: 24×7 availability ·…


SEO services for Microsoft Partners

Did you know? There are over 400 million searches on the global internet each day. Over 70% of the clicks on the web are from organic search traffic? 84% of technology buyers begin their product research with a search engine.   SEO Services for Microsoft Partners is a cost-effective marketing solution that helps attract customers…