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New US SMB Partner Center on MPN!
Todd Sweetser A new helpful resource has been created to help Microsoft partners focused on the SMB (Small and Medium Business) space! We know that the amount of information that is out these can be quite challenging to navigate. A web HUB has been created to help narrow down some of the...
26 Nov 2013
The Directory Sync tool can now be installed on a Domain Controller!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! Some great news for those that are selling into the smaller SMB accounts that may be running a single Domain Controller and don’t have the resources to have a second server. Historically you were required to install the Office 365 Directory Sync (DirSync) tool (now...
7 Nov 2013
Cloudy with a chance of ZOMBIES!!!
Todd Sweetser Just a little lighthearted fun for Halloween from the team at Channel 9 ! Click here to go to Channel 9 Bizarre things happen around All Hallows Eve...and Microsoft is no exception. This year we tell you the tale of an over-worked Cloud employee...and his terrifying solution. Sit back,...
30 Oct 2013
Qualifying SMB partners can earn up to $5,000 in partner subsidies on Office 365 Deals via the Cloud Deployment Partner program!
Todd Sweetser What is the Cloud Deployment Offer? Overview: Qualifying CDP SMB partners can earn up to $5,000 in partner subsidies on Office 365 Deals! Details: Customers who purchase a minimum of 150 seats of eligible Office 365 Enterprise SKUs will qualify for an investment toward their deployment...
22 Oct 2013
Office 365 Feature Excel Web Part for comparing all Plans
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! Wanted to make you aware of a new resource that has been created that can make it easier to learn, discuss and be aware of what capabilities are in each of the many Office 365 offerings. Of course the Office 365 Service Descriptions continue to be there, but for...
22 Oct 2013
Exchange Online Archiving and SharePoint Online Additional Storage availability expanded!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! There have been further additions to which Office 365 SKUs that allow the ability to add-on Exchange Online Archiving (initial Enterprise SKU blog post that discusses and shows how to add-on is here .) Additionally, the ability to add-on SharePoint Online storage has been...
27 Sep 2013
Office 365 is now available as a donation to qualified nonprofits!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! For those that work with customers in the nonprofit space Microsoft has just made Office 365 available as a donation to eligible organizations. What does this mean? Customers that qualify can now acquire and take advantage of the Office 365 offerings at a...
10 Sep 2013
SkyDrive Pro default storage increased to 25GB!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! Great news! It was just announced that SkyDrive Pro as part of Office 365 has increased the default space allocated for each user from 7GB to 25GB! This is for both new customers as well as existing customers. This is a very common ask and is a welcome...
27 Aug 2013
Get assistance in building up your Cloud Practice from your preferred Distributor!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers and would be Cloud Sellers! Our Cloud partner community continues to evolve and grow at an accelerated pace. As such the information pool available tends to be everywhere, sometimes making the information you are searching for challenging to find. This...
13 Aug 2013
Updated “Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses” training available!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! Some of you may recall some excellent training that was available to help in your preparation for Office 365 Certification testing that is under the name of Office 365 for SMB Jump Start and is available on TechNet. This training regimen has been updated to...
30 Jul 2013
Outlook Web App Client now available for iPhone and iPad
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! Microsoft has released a native Outlook Web App client for iPhone and iPad devices. The client is available for download from the iTunes store: OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad . There is an excellent blog post and FAQ on the Office 365 technology blog...
16 Jul 2013
SkyDrive Pro Apps for Windows 8 & iOS are here!
Woody Walton This is important. We cannot all follow every blog and with all the static in the blogosphere right now over Windows 8.1 I wanted to make certain you did not miss this. SkyDrive Pro is the new brand for My Sites in Office 365 & SharePoint online. We have had a...
28 Jun 2013
Exchange Online Archiving (EOA) NOW Available as Add-on to Any Enterprise Exchange Online Plan
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! GREAT NEWS! Exchange Online Archiving (EOA) is now available as add-on to any Enterprise Exchange Online plan. What does this mean? Exchange Online Archiving (EOA), including In-Place hold and unlimited storage, was previously only available to be purchased...
16 May 2013
Free Office webinars every Tuesday, watch videos anytime
Todd Sweetser Hi Office and Cloud sellers alike! Wanted to make all aware of this great resource that shows how to take advantage of Office and Office 365 components via short, focused webinars. These are also available as recordings after each one so the library of useful videos grows each...
17 Apr 2013
Get Demoing Office 365!
Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers! With the commercial launch of the new Office 365 we have an amazing opportunity to deliver new solutions to our customers. A critical component of our customer discussions is being able to deliver the Office 365 business value through demonstrations that are...
1 Mar 2013
Join us for a Virtual Launch Event for the new Office 365 for business
Todd Sweetser Join us for a Virtual Launch Event for the new Office 365 for business. Hi Cloud Sellers! February 27 th marks an important milestone with the general availability of the new Office 365 for business. We would like to personally invite you and your customers to attend the virtual...
18 Feb 2013
Upcoming Office Ignite Webcasts
Todd Sweetser I wanted to share information with you regarding the Office Ignite Webcasts that are currently on the calendar. Note that Ignite Webcasts are online sessions led by Microsoft Office 365 Product Managers, Engineers and support staff. The Ignite webcast series addresses different Office...
16 Jan 2013
Microsoft Office 365 December MigrationWiz Offer
Todd Sweetser Easily move more customers to the Cloud with this great offer! Hi Cloud Sellers! I wanted to make sure you knew you could receive up to 100 MigrationWiz Premium Mailbox Migration licenses for qualifying Office 365 E3 SKU customer sales completed this December. This offer ends...
7 Dec 2012
Microsoft Office 365 Fast-Track $25,000 Sweepstakes
Todd Sweetser – Hey there Cloud Sellers! Enter the Office 365 Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Grand Prize of $25,000 or a Quarterly Prize of $5,000 …just for selling Office 365!! Sweepstakes Details Enroll in sweepstakes, and then drive a minimum of 2 new customer subscriptions, with 5...
1 Nov 2012
Office 365 Readiness Programs for partners selling to SMB
Todd Sweetser – Hi there Cloud Sellers! Wanted to make sure you are aware of some current programs in place to assist with your Office 365 Readiness. First, be aware of the Practice Accelerator for Microsoft Office 365 . You can use this training to be prepared to help your customers...
1 Oct 2012
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