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New Microsoft Contact for SBSC
Hi All, My name is Alex Kureen and I am the new SBSC Marketing Manager at Microsoft UK. Kerry has now moved on from Microsoft, so all future blog posts will be coming from me. I’d love to hear your feedback about this blog and hear what kind of content you would like to see more, or less...
31 Oct 2011
You have spoken... we are listening: First 6 Month Review of the SBSC in the UK
You have spoken... We are listening... As we enter a new calendar year, and approach a midyear check point in Microsoft’s financial year, now is as good a time as any to reflect on the Small Business Specialist Community (SBSC) and what we have achieved in 2008. Over the past...
5 Jan 2009
Sharing Feedback - SBSC WESS Launch User Group tour
As promised, we wanted to take the opportunity to share with you some of the feedback we received from the SBSC WESS Launch user group tour. We have now presented at all eleven user groups and have successfully succeeded in our aim of doubling attendance of each group. In total, through the medium of...
23 Dec 2008
Don't forget the Liverpool user group meeting next week!
Are you a Microsoft partner based in the Liverpool region? If so, don't forget to sign up and attend the Liverpool Partner User group next Wednesday (19th November). David Bold is getting this partner user group going, having already met once a month or so ago. David has invited Microsoft to come along...
11 Nov 2008
Citrix Access Essentials webinars
Citrix Systems have recently joined us on the WESS launch SBSC User Group tour. Following some great interest from SBSC partners in Edinburgh last week, Sally Ross from Citrix has asked me to post her invitation out to all SBSC partner to invite you to some webinars they are holding in December. The...
10 Nov 2008
Join the South Wales SBSC User Group in Cardiff on Tuesday!
Are you a partner based in the South Wales region? If so, why not come along to the new Microsoft Partner User Group this Tuesday, 11th November. Tim and Grace Long of Tigra Networks are re-igniting the South Wales partner user group and have invited Microsoft to come along and deliver and partner readiness...
7 Nov 2008
Further details on the Leeds Partner User Group
I've just caught up with Lee Evans of ResultIT Ltd, who is setting up an new Microsoft Partner User Group for the Yorkshire region (Leeds). He's now in a position to confirm all the details and wants to offer one last opportunity for partners to get involved in the first meeting which will have a WESS...
30 Oct 2008
WESS SBSC Tour is coming to Liverpool!
As you are aware, Microsoft are currently touring around the SBSC user groups to deliver some partner readiness in preparation for the launch of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008. I'm pleased to announce that the tour has been extended and will be coming...
23 Oct 2008
An SBSC Partner User Group is coming to Leeds
One of our SBSC partners, Lee Evans of Result IT Ltd , has contacted us as he is keen to get a user group up and running in Leeds for partners based in and around the surrounding areas. He's already had some great interest from partners and we know there are more of you out there who may be interested...
15 Oct 2008
Introducing Jamie Burgess and his new blog
Jamie Burgess has recently joined Microsoft has a Partner Technical Specialist with a core focus on Small Business Server, Essential Business Server, Windows Server/Windows Desktop and Deployment. He's also just started up a blog, Hit The Ground Running , in which he aims to use to document lot of the...
10 Oct 2008
WESS Launch SBSC User Group tour - Prize Draw!
For those who are regular members of a local SBSC user group , you may recall that we are running a prize draw for all members attending the WESS Launch partner readiness. We initially planned the draw to be for members bringing along a new partner's to the group, but we regret it was confirmed today...
9 Oct 2008
Earlier today I posted a reminder about our SBSC User Group tour to deliver WESS readiness and training out to our partners. Ahead of these meetings I thought I'd give you all a little bit more information on ResourceIT , the external company who are coming along to each meeting to deliver a generic...
8 Oct 2008
REMINDER: WESS Partner Readiness Launch User Group Tour Commences NEXT WEEK!
I just wanted to post a reminder that during the month's of October and November Microsoft will be visiting SBSC User groups around the country with the aim of delivering training and readiness on Windows Essential Server Solutions (WESS) to SBSC partners. Our first two meetings are NEXT WEEK ...
8 Oct 2008
WESS Partner Readiness Launch - The SBSC User Group tour!
In preparation for the launch of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008, Microsoft will be visiting SBSC User groups around the country in October and November to deliver training and readiness to SBSC partners. These sessions are being run for existing user group...
25 Sep 2008
What are SBSC User Groups?
Meeting other partners is one of the most important benefits of being part of the Small Business Specialist Community. SBSC User Groups are partner meetings run by Microsoft partners, for Microsoft partners. As each of the groups are self supported, they offer an independent forum where partners can...
25 Sep 2008
Manchester SBSC User Group
A couple of Thursday's ago I headed up to Manchester to join the SBSC Manchester User Group. It was a really interesting evening with full agenda. The evening kicked off with one of the members, Leslie Cupitt of Business Solutions Ltd , delivered a comprehensive session on Vista 64 bit in an SBS environment...
8 Sep 2008
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