• (Guest Blog) Want a friend in Washington? Get a Smartphone or a Scotsman!

     More than a week after the Microsoft WPC14 in Washington, sorry DC, I am still buzzing, and disrupting the office with photos, stories and strategies.

  • Opportunity to Showcase Your Innovations

     The Connected Digital Economy Catapult is a new not for profit organisation funded by the Technology Strategy Board, with a mission to help the UK's great digital ideas get to market faster. They are looking for SMEs to be involved and to showcase...

  • Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite Video Demo's

     The Enterprise Mobility Suite is the comprehensive cloud solution to address your customers consumerization of IT, BYOD and SaaS challenges. The suite is the most cost effective way for your customers to acquire all of the included cloud services:...

  • Growing Your Business Takes Less Than You Think!

     Looking to grow your business? What factors holding you back? You may have already built a successful business and are now ready for the next big growth phase, or you may be dissatisfied with your current business performance and want to be inspired and explore new proven ways to accelerate your growth?

  • August Office 365, Datacenter and Windows 8.1 Partner Technical Webinars

     This August we're running a number of technical training sessions (Free and Advisory hour based) which aim to support you in selling and deploying Microsoft solutions including Office 365, Windows Server and Windows 8.1. This is where you may say...

  • The week that was.... by Linda Rendleman

    I hope that those of you that attended WPC last week are fully recovered but also energised from what was an exciting and jam packed event. As my first WPC in my new role as partner and business development lead for Microsoft, it really brought home to me the power of partnering and how when Microsoft and partners work together we can do more.

  • Training Spotlight: New partner effectiveness study makes the case for training

     How much time do you set aside each quarter, or each year, to take training? One week? One day? One hour? When you think of for-the-job training, you may think it takes away from your daily responsibilities, or worse, wastes your time.
  • (Guest Blog) Westcoast: A Cloud in the Channel

     Westcoast has been dedicated to distribution through the channel for three decades now. With the retraction of Small Business Server leaving a void for most of our customers dealing in the SMB market.  Cloud has been rising in its place, we’ve all seen the numbers “worth this billion worldwide” and “that percentage of the market by this futuristic year”. I won’t bore you (or myself) with the market research, it is out there and the forecast is: there is a good chance of cloud!

  • Great Azure Videos/Demos

     Post Worldwide Partner Conference, the potential of what you or your customers can do with Microsoft Azure maybe front and centre on your mind. The videos below provide some great guidance/demo's for you to follow/use with your customers. Signing...

  • Azure in Open - Licensing Calls For Partners and Customers

     To support the Azure In Open launch we're running three Open Licensing Spotlight Calls designed to educate customers and partners on how Azure through Open will work. Please note that you will need to use the corresponding invitation codes in order..

July, 2014