Microsoft Director of Business & Sales Operations - Eric Ligman

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Happy New Year 2012 wishes and Thank You to all of you from all of us here at Microsoft

As 2011 draws to a close and the new 2012 year begins for all of us around the world, I want to offer up my Happy New Year wishes and say “Thank You” to all of the Microsoft partners worldwide. Also, as I have done in past years, I caught up with a few others… Read more

Final week to take advantage of these Microsoft offers

As we approach the end of 2011 and the beginning of the new 2012 year, many people are in the process of taking care of last minute items to close out the year. As you are going through those lists of things to get in before the end of the year, I wanted to make… Read more

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you all

I just wanted to take a quick moment to send out our personal wishes to all of you for a very Merry Christmas and/or happy holidays wherever you are. May you all be spending this time with the family, friends, and loved ones that make your lives as special as they can be. It is… Read more

Microsoft Partner Network Interactive Leadership Forum replay now available

As you may recall, earlier this week we hosted the latest Microsoft Partner Network Interactive Leadership Forum session, which gives you, our partners around the world, the chance to hear directly from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Group leadership team here at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond on what’s new, what we’re thinking about, and what we… Read more

Announcing a Microsoft Small Business Competency?

Thanks again to all of you that joined us for yesterday’s Interactive Leadership Forums. Given the online commentary and chatter taking place today resulting from the mere mention of the launching of a Microsoft Small Business Competency as part of the Microsoft Partner Network during the sessions, I’d say they have definitely succeeded in the… Read more

Check out Windows Store, Windows 8 App Development Contest and more Windows 8 Information and Resources

Ever since /build, the excitement over Windows 8 has continued to grow and grow and grow. Lately, there have been several pieces of information, announcements, resources, and more that have come out around Windows 8, including several yesterday, so I thought I’d share a collection of some of the ones I’ve found interesting and thought… Read more

A sincere offering of thanks to you all this Thanksgiving Day

As in past years, I wanted to take a few moments to reach out to all of you and offer up my thanks for another fantastic year together with you here on this Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. This year though, the thanks I am offering goes goes far above and beyond the traditional thanks… Read more

Join us for the next Microsoft Partner Network Interactive Leadership Forum – Dec. 6th

Last spring we kicked off the first ever Microsoft Partner Network Interactive Leadership Forum which gave you, our partners, the opportunity to join us for a live online session with the leadership team here in Redmond to hear the latest and to ask your questions directly to them. Well, the next Microsoft Partner Network Interactive… Read more

Microsoft Partner Info V 2.3 is now live in Windows Phone Marketplace

Overnight, the new V 2.3 version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App for Windows Phone went live in the Windows Phone Marketplace. For those of you that currently have a previous version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App installed on your phone, you too probably received the update notice this morning letting you… Read more

How and where to access downloads from Microsoft

As many of you know, Microsoft has it’s Download Center that provides you with a bunch of downloadable items, with new ones being added/updated on a daily basis. A question that I was asked via email recently is, “Are there other download locations I should be looking at for Microsoft items besides the Download Center,… Read more