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  • Blog Post: Big Easy 4.1 Webcast starts soon... increase your margins for June

    Join Jason Rook and Brad Rozen today at 1 PM CST webcast to learn about The Big Easy Offer 4.1 Andy blogged about it yesterday but we are about to begin the webcast with Redmond Channel Partner Be one of the hundreds of partners to learn how you can increase your margins during the next 30...
  • Blog Post: Ignite your Voice Practice with this training...

    For partners that are building a UC Voice Practice, this is a must training course. With an almost 90% discount on the price and the possibility we may not offer this again until next FY, it is a great time to take one of the few remaining classes still available. Here is the summary: Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Close more Office 2010 deals - Partner Training Webinar

    Close more Office 2010 deals! Office 2010 Selling Strategies - Join Diana Tibbs, General Manager, SMB - Central Region, as she leads SMB partners through selling strategies and customer conversations including: Upsell and cross-sell opportunities in Microsoft Office 2010 How to handle upgrade...
  • Blog Post: October Recommendations

    Each month, your first-Friday delivery of the U.S. partner newsletter, emailed to you as a benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, contains a list of our recommendations for U.S. SMB partners located in the Central Region. We also use this list to update our Central Region page on the U...
  • Blog Post: The new Office—launch events, online guide, training

    Momentum for the new Office continues to grow. Your business customers can purchase on-premises versions of the new Office products through Microsoft Volume Licensing now , Office 365 Home Premium was released on January 29, and the new Office 365 service for businesses will be available starting February...
  • Blog Post: Join us for the Monthly Partner Call this Friday!

    My last post mentioned a few of my top picks for staying connected to the CR Partner team and as you have it, one of those top picks is coming up this Friday. The Central Region Monthly Partner Call is one of our primary vehicles for sharing with you business priorities and key resources around sales...
  • Blog Post: Win Big with the Microsoft Virtualization Spring Carnival

    Fabulous prizes- who can resist this one?? Partners and their technicians can win fabulous prizes while on their way to attaining the Virtualization Competency and capturing a slice of the estimated $10 billion Virtualization market opportunity.† Prizes range from a Microsoft HD Widescreen Webcam...
  • Blog Post: IAMCP Chapter launching in Indianapolis - March 15th - RSVP today

    The Indianapolis Chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP) is launching – mark your calendar and RSVP today! Microsoft partners of all types are encouraged to attend, to network with other Microsoft partners, Microsoft employees and others from the Indiana Technology...
  • Blog Post: Top Training partners have taken last month...

    I thought I would share the Top Training that partners are taking. It might be worth a look to help you ramp your readiness. Top Training – Picked by Partners Partnercasts 1. Office Web Apps and other Office 2010 features to Help answer “Why Buy Office 2007 now?” 2. What can you do...
  • Blog Post: Calling Heartland Area Partners- it's Partner Briefing Time!

    Are you wondering about how you can increase your Partnership with Microsoft or better understand what Partnership opportunities are available? Maybe you are wondering what local resources may be available for you as a Microsoft Partner? Or, one of many other questions. Well, the Microsoft U.S. Heartland...
  • Blog Post: The New Microsoft Partner Network

    At our WW partner conference in July, we introduced the Microsoft Partner Network, a community born from our continued commitment to serve the needs of our partners and help them reach their full potential. Today, our partners and industry analysts alike rate the Microsoft partner program as one of...
  • Blog Post: September Central Region Partner Marketing 411 Webcast - recording now posted!

    If your target audience in SMB and you are serious about your local marketing and integrating live and virtual events into your strategy, we have you covered with this all new webcast series. If you missed the session this past Friday, do not despair! You can now catch it via th e Partner Learning Center...
  • Blog Post: Systems Management and Virtualization Training

    I want to provide an update on some recent training that includes Private Cloud. Systems Management and Virtualizationtraining: 1. In Person 5 day onsite Private Cloud Training: a. 10 city private cloud (Virtualization and Systems Management) in person training (invite attached): Click...
  • Blog Post: Want to get 'Ready' for SharePoint 2010?

    Hi Partners, I just wanted to call out that we have a few openings remaining for SharePoint 2010 Ignite Developer and IT Pro training. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Ignite – Developer This 300 level, 3 day training targeted towards experienced SharePoint 2007 developers, covering developer topics...
  • Blog Post: Central Region 4-1-1 Partner Marketing Webcast Series continues - check out the archived sessions and register now for the November and December BPOS sessions!

    Partner Marketing 4-1-1 Webcast: Learn “How to Transform Your Business with Online Services” - REGISTER TODAY! The Central Region 4-1-1 Partner Marketing Webcast Series is an easy way for partners to get information that can help them effectively reach new small and midsized customers...
  • Blog Post: Attention Partners- Steve Ballmer in Nashville, TN this month!

    Lap Around PDC featuring Steve Ballmer Did you miss the Professional Developers Conference in November? If so, join us as we bring the “highlights” from the PDC09 conference to you! At this special FREE event we will cover the latest Microsoft technologies and exciting announcements from PDC09 and...
  • Blog Post: December Recommendations

    Each month, your first-Friday delivery of the U.S. partner newsletter, emailed to you as a benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, contains a list of our recommendations for U.S. SMB partners located in the Central Region. We also use this list to update our Central Region page on the U...
  • Blog Post: Calling all Midwest Area Partners! It's Partner Briefing Time!

    Please Join Us for the MWA Partner Briefings! Please join the Microsoft Midwest Area Partner team in Milwaukee, Downers Grove, and Indianapolis for an informative and enlightening Partner Briefing. This fall is a very exciting time for Microsoft and our partners and as the economy has presented...
  • Blog Post: Check out the May Central Region US IT Pro Newsletter

    The Technet group has always been able to get to the grass roots and this month is no exception. Check out their latest newsletter for local events, webcasts, tips & tricks. This month they have the latest on the Thrive Series, the Interop Road Show, How Do I Videos and User Group Meetings in your...
  • Blog Post: April 2013 recommendations

    Each month, your first-Friday delivery of the U.S. partner newsletter, emailed to you as a benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, contains a list of our recommendations for U.S. SMB partners located in the Central Region. We also use this list to update our Central Region page on the U...
  • Blog Post: Developers, this webcast is for you....

    Why is Azure important? Have you wondered how cloud computing can bring your ideas to the web faster? Reduce your IT costs? Or be able to respond quickly to changes in your business and customers’ needs? If so, then you need to find out what Azure is all about! What is this Windows Azure training...
  • Blog Post: VAR Readiness packages

    Last week, I wrote about the 3 VAR Readiness packages. Well, just to make sure you can find them...they are all out on the Learning Plan Tool. Check it out at: www.microsoftlearningplans.com The Learning Plan Tool is FREE and helps you build prescriptive learning plans. The packages are searchable...
  • Blog Post: Calling all North Central Area Partners, it's Partner Briefing Time!

    Please Join Us for the NCA Partner Briefings! Please join the Microsoft North Central Area Partner team in Kansas City, St. Louis, and Minneapolis for an informative and enlightening Partner Briefing. This fall is a very exciting time for Microsoft and our partners and as the economy has presented...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Cloud Fast-Track boot camps in Central Region cities

    Join Microsoft cloud experts and members of the Central Region team at our upcoming Fast-Track boot camps this February and March. These one-day trainings, offered to members of the Microsoft Partner Network at no cost, will help you accelerate your cloud sales using demo tools, customer campaigns, and...
  • Blog Post: VAR Readiness continued...

    In my last post, I laid out the various trainings under Business Readiness. Today, I will be addressing the 2nd Learning Package for VAR Readiness- Licensing Programs!! You can find these packages in the Learning Plan Tool: www.microsoftlearningplans.com Take the training in the Licensing Programs...