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Office 365 for Small Business Jump Start replays now available online, plus much more

Attention all of you partners out there working towards or planning to go after the Microsoft Partner Network Small Business competency, As you know, back in July announced the new 74-324 Exam coming for Small Business Competency to replace the 70-323 exam. Shortly after that announcement, we let you know about the Administering Office 365… Read more

Free Introducing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 RTM Edition eBook now available for download in PDF, MOBI, and EPUB editions

Last month I put up a series of two posts here on the blog providing you with access to over 80 FREE Microsoft eBooks that you can download in a variety of formats, covering topics from: SharePoint, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 365, Windows 8, Azure, Cloud, Windows Phone, Lync, Dynamics CRM, Duet 2.0, Visual… Read more

Exam 74-324 details, plus get FREE exam vouchers if you failed the 70-323 exam for the Small Business competency

A few weeks back I brought you the exciting news about the new 74-324 Exam coming for Small Business Competency to replace 70-323, (yes, it is 74-324 NOT 70-324, for those who have been asking) based on the input and feedback that we have received from you, our partners, about the 70-323 exam contents and… Read more

FREE Microsoft exam retakes with the ever-popular Second Shot certification exam offer!

Here is some very exciting news for all of you out there looking to ramp up your certifications or those looking to earn their first Microsoft certification. As of yesterday, the very popular Second Shot offer is now back in market and applies to all IT professional and developer certification exams (all exams with a… Read more

Windows 8 RTM download is here! Information and resources for you.

As you know, last week on August 16th, Microsoft partners with a gold or silver competency gained access to Windows 8 Enterprise RTM internal-use benefits through our Digital Distribution Center and as of today, Microsoft Action Pack subscribers can gain access to Windows 8 Pro. With this milestone, I wanted to share a collection of… Read more

Introducing the “Cloud Easy” Partner Subsidy Program (Think of it as “Big Easy meets the cloud”)

Here is an exciting offer that the U.S. Team has put into market that brings with it a lot of the great features and benefits of the highly popular “Big Easy” partner subsidy program, but this time, it is for cloud related services. With an offer combining great cloud solutions and features/benefits similar to the… Read more

Announcing Virtual Chat, Dynamic Updating, and more now in the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App v3.0

As you know, the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App was originally launched with the concept of helping you, our Microsoft partners, more easily find and connect with information here at Microsoft. With the new 3.0 version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App, which is now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace, we are expanding… Read more

Announcing the Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses Jump Start for the 74-324 Exam

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about the New 74-324 Exam coming for Small Business Competency to replace 70-323, which has been designed for Small Business focused partners and aligns better to the Small Business Competency within the Microsoft Partner Network. In that post, I mentioned that we would be announcing a Jump… Read more

Announcing an extension to the WPC 2012 Microsoft Certification Exam offer!

Once again, partners, you have spoken, we have heard, and we have some fantastic news for you! For those of you that joined us at Worldwide Partner Conference 2012, you hopefully saw the 2 for 1 Microsoft Certification Exam offer where you could get two Microsoft Certification Exams for the price of one. The offer… Read more

Record revenues and satisfaction with Microsoft partners! Satisfaction survey is just around the corner and we’re ready for another great year together.

Over the past few weeks you’ve probably seen and/or heard some very exciting sets of results shared out by the leadership here at Microsoft, all which point to a great year with our partners. Now, it’s your chance to help tell us how to make it even better again this year! On July 19th we… Read more