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  • Blog Post: The most overlooked product at Microsoft

    Dynamics CRM has been a key product in the Microsoft family of products for over a decade, but is often overlooked by our infrastructure focused partners. I think that’s ironic since Dynamics CRM is one of the most complex Microsoft product to implement because it integrates with so many other Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Customer Relationship Management Competency coming in March!

    J.J. Antequino ---------------------------------- So you’re a pro at selling Office 365, and you ain’t too shabby at positioning Microsoft Azure, but are you prepared to build solutions around CRM Online? Often times, we have partners who say that Office 365 has become a “no-brainer” for small businesses...
  • Blog Post: Connect with Customers Offer – 33% off CRM Online Professional!

    J.J. Antequino ---------------------------------- What better way to kick off the launch of CRM Online availability through the Open program than with a promotion your Office 365 customers will love! The easy to adopt, easy to use business solutions from Microsoft helps small and midsized organizations...
  • Blog Post: Get Familiar with Microsoft’s New Partner Cloud Competencies

    Michael Kophs Partner Technology Strategist Partners, If you attended WPC in D.C. or have had a conversation with your partner contact at Microsoft recently, then you know that Microsoft is in the process of transforming to a “Cloud First” model. Of course, this type of significant change means inevitable...
  • Blog Post: IUR (Internal Use Rights) Changes for Microsoft Cloud Partners – Action Required!

    Tim Tetrick In the past, MPN Partners with Cloud Essentials / Cloud Accelerate designation had access to Internal Use Rights for Office 365, CRM Online, Windows Intune, and Azure. Moving forward, however, only partners with a Microsoft Action Pack Subscription (MAPS) or partners with a Silver or Gold...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Cloud Trust Center Resources

    Tim Tetrick I know many of you are familiar with the Office 365 Trust Center and use it on a regular basis to help address your customer’s questions and concerns around Privacy, Transparency, Security, Compliance, and Certifications. What you may not be aware of is that Microsoft has similar Trust Centers...
  • Blog Post: CRM Training

    Q: (from Gail) I’m looking for training on how to use Microsoft Dynamics CRM that I can share with a customer. A: As a rule, Microsoft leaves training up to our learning partners ( http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/partners.aspx ), but Microsoft hosts some basic, getting started readiness for almost...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Online Services Document Portfolio

    Tim Tetrick I want to make everyone aware of a newly updated resource to assist with your Online Services selling efforts.  The Microsoft Online Services Document Portfolio is a collection of over 120 unique documents all related to the Microsoft Online Services business across Office 365 , Windows...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Practice Accelerator Sessions for Partners – Starting May 7th

      Josh Condie - Practice Accelerator is a Microsoft offering designed to help partners build a technical services practice around Microsoft solutions. Practice Accelerator is a comprehensive set of reusable tools, resources, and best practices introduced in training delivered via Microsoft Live...
  • Blog Post: Which Office 365 plans work with Dynamics CRM Online?

    Q: (from Bill) Quick question, we are now thinking of going with Dynamics CRM.  But I think we cannot use Small Business Premium with Dynamics.  I think we have to go with Mid-Sized business? A: It took me a few minutes to find something, but a the Bing search that produced the winning answer...
  • Blog Post: CRM Product News–Partner Ready Resources to expand your Practice

    Posted by Charles Van Heusen Since most traditional Microsoft Channel Partner don’t receive the Dynamics Partner Newsletters, I thought this would be worth sharing.  Especially for those of you have interesting in pursuing opportunities with CRM 2011 and CRM Online as a way to expand your practice...
  • Blog Post: Get Paid with the Microsoft Dynamics Lead Referral Program

    J.J. Antequino ---------------------------------- As Microsoft Partners, many of you are familiar with selling our core solutions, but you may have run across a few instances where your customers were looking for a CRM or ERP solution.  You were aware that Microsoft did have some solutions, but...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Release Candidate (RC) Announcement

    The CRM team just announced the Release Candidate availability.  As things slow down over the holidays, this is a perfect time for you to get your hands dirty with the Release Candidate to prepare for the launch.  Here is the official announcement: The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Release Candidate...
  • Blog Post: UPDATED Microsoft Online Services Document Portfolio

    Tim Tetrick In a blog post from January , I talked about the Microsoft Online Services Document Portfolio as a resource to assist with your Online Services selling efforts.  I’m happy to announce that we have an updated version of the PDF Portfolio now available with completely refreshed content...