From Cloud Cottage to Cloud Castle – renovations and extensions

  At launch, the Cloud Performance Competencies represented a significant shift in the way Microsoft rewarded the success of top performing cloud partners. Available at Silver for no cost, Gold at a reduced fee, with proven cloud performance as the primary eligibility requirement and jam packed with exclusive benefits – they provided partners with all…


No-cost SQL Server 2012 Exam Cram (70-463)

All available exam crams are now available on     Update your SQL Server skills and prepare for new competency exam requirements with this no-cost SQL Server 2012 Exam Cram (70-463). Over the coming year SQL Server 2008 exams will cease to be eligible for Silver/Gold Data Platform or Silver/Gold Business Intelligence competency attainment….

Windows 8–Training Update, November 2012

Welcome Windows 8:  Windows Reimagined! Windows has been reimagined, and the result is a stunning line up of new PCs and tablets which has created an incredible opportunity for partners and customers alike.  Please be sure to check out the latest resources below, and get yourself trained so you can share this amazing release of…


Guest Blogger: Mark O’Shea, Practical MCP Certification Ideas For Your Business Part 1.

Practical MCP Certification Ideas For Your Business Part 1 Due to the requirement changes that the Microsoft Partner Network Silver and Gold competencies have been through over the last few years, there’s been a great a deal of discussion around certification and exam preparation. Most of the time it is aimed at the individuals who…


Take Exam 70-659: MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization at no cost

Just passing on something that hit my inbox today… For a limited time, you can take Exam 70-659: MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization, at no cost. Take the Virtualization Challenge now. Need more training before you take Exam 70-659? Sign up for the Virtualization Jump Start Offer.For only $99, you can take an…