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  • MPN Experts on the Microsoft Partner Network Transition

    Earlier this summer, a lot of great announcements were made at the Worldwide Partner Conference 2010 regarding the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN). These announcements prompted some partner questions asking for more clarity.  As a result, we thought...
  • Your Vital Few Training Recommendations

    Check out this week’s handpicked courses from The Learning Curve, covering BPOS, Windows 7, Forefront and Azure. The first three courses are sales-oriented, while the last three are technical. Feel free to use the links below each product to find more...
  • HPC Services for Excel 2010 Training Class Discount

    Partners in the New York area, this classroom training is for you:  Accelerating Excel 2010 (Click here to register) October 4-5, 2010 | $75USD for partners! (non discounted seat is $1020 USD) This training is targeted to educate partners on how...
  • Free Friday: New Business Model Transformation Series

    We thought the Cloud would be a good place to leave you as we head into the weekend. This new Web seminar series, called The Microsoft Cloud Business Model Transformation , was developed to help you learn from other partners who have successfully transformed...
  • Azure Services Resources

    As of 9/23, the Azure Services free pass is temporarily unavailable.  We hope to have a new version of this program up and running in the near future. Here are some other great resources on Azure: 1. If you’re a U.S. developer, you can get no-cost...
  • ‘Go Anywhere with Exchange 2010’ Sweepstakes

    Good morning, partners! What better way to start the week than with a special offer? Here’s a great Exchange Server 2010 training incentive that starts today. Each time you complete one of the courses in our Exchange 2010 technical learning package ,...
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Classroom or Virtual Training

    Are you and your colleagues looking to take a deep dive into SQL Server 2008 R2? Then consider registering for Application Platform University – Technical Edition . This 2-day course provides architects, implementers and technical pre-sales consultants...
  • Get back to school – exam savings for partners

    Our Summer School training promotion is almost over (check out the details here – take any course between now and September 31 to qualify for the prize drawing!), but the fall brings another Back to School offer: competency exam packs . This is a great...
  • This Week’s Vital Few Training

    As featured in yesterday’s Learning Curve newsletter, here are our team’s handpicked courses for you on the following topics. There are courses for every level and available training time. Business Readiness: Public Sector Become a Public Sector Supplier...
  • Microsoft Lync – the new OCS

    A letter was sent out to partners earlier today, announcing the name change of Microsoft Office Communications Server to Microsoft Lync (ah, the simplicity!) – I enclosed it here in case you haven’t seen it. Scroll down for info on how to download the...
  • Enter the TS2 Blog Sweepstakes

    Our TS2 blogger friends want to hear from you. Simply post a comment to the TS2 Blog with your thoughts on Microsoft products, how you’ve been successful with your Microsoft IT solutions or what else you’d like to see on their blog. By posting your feedback...
  • New Labcast for SQL Implementors

    I’ll keep this short and sweet, as I know we all have a lot to catch up on, coming off the holiday weekend (hope yours was restful). There’s a brand-new labcast available to partners called: SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Implementers . This training covers...
  • Launching today: Build Your Core IO Sweepstakes

    Before telling you all the details of this great Core IO promo we’re launching today, let’s start with a quick definition of Microsoft’s Core Infrastructure Optimization. In a nutshell, this model supports IT professionals in the management of servers...
  • Now Launching: Flipping for Sales Specialists Sweepstakes

    Whether you’ve been meaning to get your first ‘badge’ or add a second or third one to your resume, here’s a great incentive to get that Sales Specialist accreditation you’ve been meaning to attain. This program is designed to help you stand out from your...