On Friday, November 19, 2010 our West Region team, Lesley Rubin, Sr. SMB Field Marketing Manager, Joshua Shea SMB Online Services Business Development Manager, and Molly McCarthy Sr. Product Manager hosted the Monthly Partner Call with a focus on Office365 and insight into competing against Google for BPOS.  Special thanks to Brian Long from SharePoint360 for his partner testimonial- you can follow up with Brian Long if you have questions via email at blong@sharepoint360.com. 


The Expert: Joshua Shea; joshea@microsoft.com

Microsoft discussed the current state of our Business Productivity Online Suite and the transition process to Office 365 (coming early 2011). We also discussed the Office 365 solution in detail and the benefits for both customers and partners. We emphasized the recent IDC whitepaper that discusses BPOS Sales & Marketing tactics along with deal economics. Overall the session was a success and achieved a high satisfaction rating based on in meeting polls.





For questions or concerns regarding Google Compete for BPOS contact Molly McCarthy via email at mollym@microsoft.com.


Watch the Monthly Webcast on this subject at: https://www112.livemeeting.com/cc/microsoft/view?id=WestWeekly-52                       

To view simply enter your name and the case-sensitive recording key: WestUS1


Next Monthly Partner Call:  December 17, 2010.


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