Cyber Monday 60% off Microsoft Press eBook deal today only

In the spirit of Cyber Monday, I thought I would share an exciting promotion with you from the Microsoft Press Team here at Microsoft.  How about 60% off on any ebooks from hundreds of titles?!  Well, today only you can get just that.  To take advantage of this promotion, just enter in code DDF2H in…


A sincere, “Thank you,” and Happy Thanksgiving to all of you

Here in the United States, today we celebrate the annual holiday of Thanksgiving.  A special day we set aside to reflect back on the past year and give thanks for everything we have been blessed with while remembering our past and history.  Because today is a day of thanks, I would like to offer a…


Microsoft Lync 2010 information and resources for you

Earlier today I posted up on my Twitter account about some Microsoft Lync 2010 training resources and I have received very good feedback around this with some requests for additional Lync 2010 resources.  As such I thought I would put together a collection here for you to use, much like I have done with some…


Please pardon the interruption.

As we head into the weekend here in the U.S., I just wanted to give my readers a quick heads up that my blog will be coming down for a few hours this afternoon (probably sometime between 2:00 and 4:00 pm PST) while we make some updates and improvements to make your experience here even…


Windows Phone 7 U.S. launch is here!

The long awaited day is here!  As of today, November 8th, 2010, Windows Phone 7 is now available here in the U.S. and with it, a different kind of phone experience.  With Windows Phone 7, the experience has been designed to help users efficiently get in, get what they want, and get back to life. …


Hey, where did the Microsoft Partner Network Transition Tool go?!

Here’s a question I have seen from some partners, so I thought I would post the answer here for anyone else who may have this same inquiry.  The question goes something like this, “Hey, where did the Microsoft Partner Network Transition Tool go?!” As you know, we launched the new Microsoft Partner Network at the…


Yes, the Microsoft Big Easy Offer is back and going on now!

For the partners in the U.S. and Canada, you may recall when we first launched the Big Easy Offer: The Big Easy Offer is now live on Microsoft Incentives and since that day, the Big Easy Offer has continued to be a favorite among customers and partners.  The Big Easy provides a way for customers…


Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 – Under wraps no more!

Today is such an exciting day because today the wraps come off for Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 (in more ways than one)!  First, at midnight last night, Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 made its North America debut as it launched to festivities all over, including a large celebration in Times Square at the Toys…


Simplifying your Microsoft Partner Network membership management – Partner Membership Center

In my The new Microsoft Partner Network is here! post on Monday, I mentioned that in conjunction with the launch of the new Microsoft Partner Network, we would be making some additional enhancements to simplify your working with Microsoft, finding, and accessing information and benefits.  One example that I posted on Monday is the new…