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What are the benefits of the Microsoft Partner Network Small Business Competency?

As you know, I have been sharing several pieces of information here on my blog about the upcoming Microsoft Partner Network Small Business Competency which launches in June. What has been fantastic is the amount of feedback all of you have been sharing with me through the blog, though email, in online forums, in phone… Read more

Microsoft Partner Info V2.7 brings pinning, support, more perspectives, a new look, and more

Today the new 2.7 version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App released to the Microsoft Windows Phone Marketplace and brings with it a collection of new additions to the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App. First, let me offer my thanks to all of you that have been submitting your input and feedback to me… Read more

Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Labs, Information and Resources for you

At this year’s Microsoft Management Summit, the building excitement around Microsoft private cloud and Microsoft System Center 2012 reached new heights as Brad Anderson announced the General Availability of Microsoft System Center 2012. With System Center 2012 comes a host of opportunities for Microsoft partners including the way they can create dedicated cloud environments to… Read more

Money, money, money! Are you claiming yours through the Big Easy offer?

In case you missed the news, the Big Easy Offer is back! Yes, The Big Easy Offer 8 is now in market, enabling your clients to receive a subsidy payout of up to 30% for additional purchases of Microsoft software licenses or associated services. For those of you that have been around awhile, you know… Read more

Help! What/where are the key Microsoft partner social media connection points?

Last night, I received an online ping via social media from The VAR Guy (@TheVARGuy) asking for a little direction and assistance from a social media perspective when it comes to navigating and following the information coming out of Microsoft. After all, I don’t think you will find many people that would say that there… Read more

Microsoft Office 365 Virtual Labs Available To You Online, plus many more Office 365 resources

Over the past week, I have put up several post pointing you to free virtual labs we have available to you online as well as collections of additional resources for these items. Since I started posting them, I have been receiving great feedback on them and continue to receive requests for some additional ones, so… Read more

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Virtual Labs Available To You Online, plus many more SQL Server 2012 resources

We’ve just come off the exciting SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event and the buzz about SQL Server 2012 continues to grow! Following on to my Windows Small Business Server 2011 TechNet Virtual Labs Available To You Online, plus more Small Business Server 2011 resources and SharePoint Server 2010 MSDN Virtual Labs Available To You… Read more

Windows Small Business Server 2011 TechNet Virtual Labs Available To You Online, plus more Small Business Server 2011 resources

Shortly after I put up my SharePoint Server 2010 MSDN Virtual Labs Available To You Online, plus more SharePoint 2010 resources post here on the blog, I started to get input and feedback from partners not only about that post specifically, but also requests for insights to other available virtual lab resources. One specific request… Read more

SharePoint Server 2010 MSDN Virtual Labs Available To You Online, plus more SharePoint 2010 resources

SharePoint Server 2010 is one of the hottest products around. Talk with a Microsoft SharePoint partner and ask them about how the SharePoint business is going, and you are bound to hear a ton of excitement, opportunity and success. In fact, if you recall, the exact statement used in the SharePoint Server 2010 launch press… Read more

What you may be missing: Resources from March 2-9 and who’s sharing what

From week to week, I share a bunch of different content across a multitude of my various online presences, such as through my blog, my Twitter account, my LinkedIn account, and my Facebook account. Across these different online resources, the content shared is not always the same, nor is everything shared equally through them. As… Read more