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New Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit with software usage tracker

Here’s a great new update to the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit that will be demoed here at #WPC10 for partners that I think you may be interested in.  For those of you that follow my Blog regularly or subscribe to my RSS feed, you may recall previous posts I have done about the Microsoft… Read more

The “Big Easy” Offer is back! But for a very limited time…

Over the years, one of the very popular offers we’ve had in market from time to time is the “Big Easy” offer which allows you to not only receive a partner subsidy check from Microsoft when you acquire Microsoft technology solutions, but it also allows you to increase the amount you receive for each product… Read more

An early announcement: The Big Easy Offer is coming back in January!

Remember in my, “Big announcement coming on New Years Day!” post back on December 18th I mentioned that I was hoping to possibly have a second announcement to make?  Well, it turns out that the second announcement is happening and we’re able to make it now instead of having to wait until the 1st with… Read more

Several promotions ending December 31st! Use them before they are gone

Yesterday I posted about how you can help your clients get Up to 20% savings on Microsoft Office plus get an upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 included through the “Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 No Better Time Promotion,” we have going on right now, but that you should hurry to take advantage of that offer… Read more

The New Efficiency Virtual Launch Event on Sept. 29th. Join us and submit your questions.

Next Tuesday, September 29th, you have the opportunity to join us as part of Microsoft’s Virtual Launch Event for a kick-off discussion on “The New Efficiency” live from San Francisco at www.thenewefficiency.com.  While the event is taking place live in San Francisco, you will be able to attend directly from your office, home, or anywhere… Read more

Partner Learning Paths – Available on the Partner Learning Center

As you probably know, we offer a ton of online training through Live Meeting for Partners on a larger variety of topics.  These can be product specific, program specific, audience specific, general topics, and much, much more.  Have you ever found yourself looking for guidance though on which courses you should look into based on… Read more

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0 Released and Now Available to Download

For those of you that follow my Blog regularly or subscribe to my RSS feed, you may recall back in June when I posted about the “Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0 Beta Being Released and Now Available to Download.”  As a recap, the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit is an integrated planning toolkit that… Read more

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0 Beta Released and Now Available to Download

Here is some very exciting news, whether you used the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit in the past or not. The Version 4.0 Beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit is now available! The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit is an integrated planning toolkit that makes it easier for Microsoft customers and partners to… Read more

Microsoft Gear Up Worldwide Sales Toolkit Cheat Sheet

Back in November, I put up a post letting you know about how the Microsoft Gear Up Sales Toolkit will now be available online. If you have not used the Gear Up Sales Toolkit yet, you really should, since it combines a wealth of information for you and your staff! Now, to make it even… Read more

Digital Distribution of Microsoft Software Benefits is Now Live!

So be honest, how many of you Partners have asked (or thought), “Hey, Microsoft! Why can’t we download our Action Pack software so we can have access to it faster than having to wait for you to ship us a bunch of DVDs?!” Not to mention the fact that having it accessible via download vs…. Read more