In last week’s Microsoft Cloud Skills Challenge post, you learned about the accelerated learning experience that gets you and your team trained and helps prepare you for a Microsoft certification exam. The great news is that if you complete a training by November 3, 2020, you’ll qualify for a free certification exam voucher (terms and conditions apply). That makes this….
NFL Sundays are back. There’s once again a morning commute. Halloween decorations are appearing on doorsteps. But it’s a little different than it was before. There are no fans in the stadium, there are fewer cars on the road, and trick-or-treating will probably be cancelled this year. Businesses are back too—however, it’s not business as usual. Small and medium-sized business….
This week, your customer might log into a budget meeting from their living room with the CFO, who’s joined from corporate, along with an advisor from the accounting firm across town. Six months ago, they’d have met in a conference room over coffee. We’re all working in new ways. To stay competitive, your customers need solutions that help them be….
In our last post we talked about the partner opportunity in Azure to enable Remote Work for your customers. After transitioning your customers to the cloud, the next step is to ensure their security systems are up to date. With a mobile workforce accessing corporate data from multiple devices, traditional security models simply can’t keep up. The rapidly changing security….
It’s always important to connect with customers to understand their needs. However, in today’s remote environment, sellers who rely on face-to-face sales or customer data scattered across multiple systems are struggling to effectively engage. To adapt, companies are moving to virtual sales models. A May 2020 study by Accenture found that adopting a CRM solution is one of small business’….
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….
In response to the increased demand for remote work, small and medium businesses (SMBs) are moving to the cloud at a record pace. All signs indicate that this trend will continue. Based on a survey of over 400 SMBs, Analysys Mason reports that 70% of SMBs intend to support a flexible work environment even after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.1 They….
Companies are moving to the cloud at a tremendous rate, and small businesses are taking part in this digital transformation. Many small businesses have traditionally relied on manual or outdated methods that can’t keep up with quickly changing business needs or customer expectations of modern commerce. To stay competitive, your SMB customers need cost-effective, fast-turn solutions to help them manage….
As face-to-face interactions dwindle and video calls increase, there is no question – we are living in a new day-to-day. Business is being conducted remotely, security risks are ever prevalent and small businesses are scrambling to adapt as quickly as possible. It can be hard to know what to do next, but we know you are committed to your customers,….
As a Microsoft partner, you balance the twin goals of helping customers optimize productivity and connectedness while ensuring protection from cyberthreats. This can be particularly challenging if customers lack understanding of key security concepts or the benefits of investing in greater security. How can you break through to customers and engage in productive security conversations? Introduce them to their new….