Microsoft Director of Business & Sales Operations - Eric Ligman

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The Big Easy 10 Offer is back! Claim your money now.

Several years ago, we introduced a The Big Easy Offer, a program that provides Microsoft partner subsidy dollars to companies that purchase qualifying Microsoft products through various Volume Licensing programs, such as the Open Business, Open Value, and Open Value Subscription programs. Since that time, The Big Easy has become, and still remains, one of… Read more

The Big Easy Offer is back, and don’t forget about Cloud Easy too!

Last month I told you about the “Cloud Easy” partner subsidy program that was announced and launched for partners in the United States. As I mentioned at the time, Cloud Easy is very similar to the very popular “Big Easy Offer,” only it is specifically aligned with our Microsoft online solutions. Well, I am very… 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

2012 Microsoft Partner Of the Year Award Winners and Finalists Announced! Congratulations to you all!

Today, Microsoft announced the 2012 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists. These winners and finalists were selected from nearly 3,000 entries coming in from over 100 countries! Wow, that’s an impressive number of submissions, partners! Thank you to all of you that submitted your entries into this year’s awards as you should… 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

Microsoft, private cloud, and System Center 2012 pricing and licensing announcements, information and resource for you.

Today, some exciting news and announcements were shared regarding private cloud and the launch of Microsoft System Center 2012. Hopefully you were you able to join us live this morning for the “Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud” webcast with: Satya Nadella, President, Server and Tools Business, Microsoft Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President, Management and… 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

The Big Easy Offer is back! Partner subsidy funds are waiting for you.

Once again, one of the most popular promotions that we have offered over the years, the Big Easy Offer, is back! That’s right, the Big Easy Offer that provides a subsidy check to customers who make qualifying license purchases that they can they use with a Microsoft partner of their choice for implementation of the… Read more