This has been created specifically for Microsoft UK's Small Business Specialist Community (SBSC) partners to hear news and updates from Microsoft on areas that might interest them.

January, 2011

  • Windows Small Business Server 2011: short videos

    Check out these Windows Small Business Server 2011 videos:
  • SBS 2011: Training availability

    See: for a full listing of SBS 2011 related courses now available via the Partner Learning Centre. You will need your Live ID to log into the latter.
  • SBS 2011: new resources

    Check out for: - An opportunity to try the beta: - Some overview information: - Features comparison:...
  • SBSC PAL to present at: Effective Partnering & Alliances for Smaller Companies

    Small Business Specialist Community Partner Areal Lead, Guy Gregory will present at the next Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals meeting taking place 26 Jan hosted by Nokia UK at their Farnborough Offices. Guy will discuss strategies for maintaining...
  • Upcoming events: Public Sector SMB Partner Opportunities

    Some upcoming events – described as follows: “The UK Public Sector remains a significant market opportunity for Microsoft partners. Media coverage has focused on budget cuts and job losses but the reality is that Public Sector ICT budgets are forecast...
  • Partner Business Briefings: Cloud Power

    Registration is now open for these events taking place in Edinburgh, Leeds, London and Birmingham in February. Register  here early to avoid disappointment:
  • The Microsoft Partner Network: Gold Competencies & Silver Competencies–Part 1: Branding

    For a comprehensive explanation of the Microsoft Partner Network branding, check out this post by Microsoft’s Eric Ligman: