Azure IUR SkyKick Cloud Backup – free for Microsoft Partners!

  Microsoft Partner Network members at the Action Pack or Competency level all receive USD $100 monthly Azure credit as a Core benefit. Those of you with the Silver or Gold Cloud Platform Competency are eligible for an additional credit boost of USD $6,000 and $12,000 respectively.     That’s a fair chunk of credit…

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You gotta fight, for your right, to… productivity?

  In 1986, seminal punk/hip-hop group the Beastie Boys issued fans a call to arms to fight for their right to party. Now all grown up, it’s not inconceivable that the remaining members’ priorities have changed to something more… productive. Fortunately, Microsoft Partner Network members need not fight for this right, with Internal Use Rights…

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Support Your Cloud Habit

  Developing a profitable cloud practice won’t happen overnight, for many existing Partners it involves a significant rethink of how they structure their business. But for those that have begun the journey (or those that are already there) – the results can be downright euphoric. With new sales, presales and technical support offerings from the…

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Set Yourself Fee! The Bean Counter’s guide to Microsoft Partner Network membership

  I’ve mentioned before that the Microsoft Partner Network’s (MPN) greatest strength – the ability to support and develop the world’s most diverse and innovative partner ecosystem – can also be our Achilles heel. This, to an extent, is also evident in the fee structure. Fortunately that needn’t be the case, read on to learn…

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Turn your Gold (or Silver) Competency into a golden ticket

  As Microsoft Australia’s premiere Partner event, Australia Partner Conference (APC) is an absolute must for all Partners looking to grow their business. Returning to the Gold Coast, 2015 combines the best of APCs gone past whilst adding a few surprises to deliver a truly unmissable experience. You’ve heard all this before though, so how…

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Project Online and Visio Online internal use seats now available

  Hot on the heels of the Enterprise Mobility Suite, Azure Active Directory and SkyKick Internal Use Rights (IUR) announcements, select Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Competencies now include a Project Online and Visio Online internal use entitlement. If you’ve got one of the Cloud Performance Competencies (Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions, Cloud Productivity, Cloud Platform…

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Why aren’t you on Office 365 yet?

  For most canines, the term "eating your own dogfood" is often followed by salivation and the wagging of tails. Human responses aren’t normally quite so Pavlovian… But what if your dog food was more Wagyu Beef Tataki and less tinned-gelatinous-meat-substitute? What if your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) membership included dog food for not just…

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Partner Spotlight – opportunity to expand your business

We will be highlighting different partners and their solutions to help drive innovation, partnership and revenue opportunities for you. Today we are looking at Financials for Office 365, one of our ISV partner who have an accounting application that can help you improve your product offerings to customers. Financials for Office 365 is more than…

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Partner Benefits – activate your EMS Internal Use Rights seats today!

  It’s been a huge week for Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) news and it’s about to get bigger! Following Mike’s announcement on EMS availability via the Open License channel, the Microsoft Partner Network has now made it even easier for Partners to use EMS (and also Azure Active Directory Basic) internally. From this week, all…

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Your unfair cloud advantage – Competency

  Partnering with Microsoft allows you to deliver innovative products and services, access new markets and generate more customers. In combination with the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) – it’s the best business decision you can make. A closer look at Competencies Saving the best for last, today I close out the series with an overview…

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