Surfing off of last year’s wave of success, the Partner Tech Talk series is back with multiple events hosted each month across all solution areas including: Azure, Modern Work & Security and Business Applications. Designed to help partners deepen their technical understanding and pursue new business opportunities across Azure, Business Applications and Modern Work & Security – we encourage you….
Cloud represents one of the greatest growth opportunities for partners today, with the worldwide cloud services market expected to grow 17% in 2020 to upwards of $266 billion (Gartner). Our clouds are the future – for Microsoft, our partners, and our customers – so we continually invest in creating innovative opportunities that empower our partners to take advantage of this….
A trend is building in the industry: more customers are exploring cloud native applications and looking to modernize their existing applications for cloud compatibility. To meet customer needs – and exceed their expectations – Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner (OCP) team works with partners to adopt strategic advanced workloads, helping them “future-proof” their solutions and practices. A major investment toward this….
Companies have spoken. Recent surveys show that remote working, security, app migration to the cloud, and managing costs are topping the list of IT priorities.1 Are you ready to meet your customers’ most pressing needs? The time is right to launch a cloud practice with Microsoft Azure. An Azure practice provides an opportunity for higher gross margins, faster growth, and more diverse revenue streams.2 With….
As voice and conversational AI continues to ascend as the next big thing in mainstream technology, now is the time for partners like you to put this power in the hands of your customers. According to Bradley Metrock, author of daily voice AI industry letter This Week in Voice VIP, voice technology and the underlying conversational AI is growing faster….
Nobody likes a surprise bill. So when it comes to the cloud, the shift from the CAPEX model to an OPEX (“pay-as-you-go”) model requires a new kind of cost management. Cost management is the process of planning and controlling cost which is normally performed by finance, management, and the application teams. Azure Cost Management is a powerful tool in forecasting….
Looking for some excitement and friendly competition? The Microsoft Cloud Skills Challenge is a free 30-day accelerated learning opportunity where you’ll race against peers for knowledge and a top spot on the leaderboard! The Cloud Skills challenge is simple – complete free Microsoft Learn resources, earn achievements, expand your technical skillset, and compete against other like-minded individuals for leaderboard superiority.….
We’re excited to announce the lineups for five new Business Applications training series planned for May and June 2020. Each series is packed with engaging topics, passionate experts, and practical tools for maintaining the momentum of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Insights, Dynamics 365 Marketing, Dynamics 365 Commerce, Microsoft Power Platform, and more. The live sessions are opportunities to engage with….
Too much of a good thing does exist. We’ve been hearing that the myriad of content available to help partners develop the technical and sales skills to take advantage of all Microsoft Azure has to offer has them feeling overwhelmed. To provide a clearer path, we’ve curated a forum to help partners deepen their understanding of Azure and pursue new….
This blog has been co-authored by Rodrigo de Carvalho and Himanshu Rao. While more companies move their IT state to Microsoft Azure to streamline ROIs (Capex, Opex), the need for agility and innovation require companies to also pivot from legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) to running SAP applications in the cloud. With 73% of SAP customers planning to deploy SAP….