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  • Blog Post: US Partner News Online for Friday, September 13, 2013

    Welcome to this week’s issue of the US Partner News online! You’ll find the latest news and information for Microsoft partners here every Friday. Read previous issues at http://aka.ms/uspnewsletter . To subscribe by email to receive these weekly online issues, go to http://aka.ms/uspblog , and you’ll...
  • Blog Post: Lovely tokens and the September 2013 security updates

    Helen Hunt Jackson famously wrote, “By all lovely tokens September is here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” I share Helen’s clear adoration for this time of year. As a sports fan, there are so many “lovely tokens” to enjoy. The baseball...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for September 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    In celebration of kids heading back to school, today we’re providing advance notification for the release of 14 bulletins, four Critical and 10 Important, for September 2013. The Critical updates address issues in Internet Explorer, Outlook, SharePoint and Windows. As always, we’ve scheduled...
  • Blog Post: US Partner News for Friday, August 9, 2013

    Welcome to this week’s issue of the US Partner News! Thank you for your feedback about the first issue, published last week , of this refreshed approach to delivering relevant, partner-related news and information. You’ll now find the US Partner News each Friday. You can come directly to just the newsletter...
  • Blog Post: Cloud 1-2-3 Webcast Series: Sales, Marketing, and Technical Content to Build Your Practice

    Build your cloud business by participating in this webcast series. The lineup of presentations includes sales, marketing, and technical content that will help you understand the cloud opportunity and Microsoft cloud solutions, drive demand and close sales, and increase your migration and deployment expertise...
  • Blog Post: WPC 2013: Add US sessions to your conference schedule

    Now that you can start building your conference schedule in WPC Connect, here is an updated list of the sessions in the U.S. Subsidiary track. Each session in the list below is linked to its description in the publicly available Session Catalog, and I’ve noted the day of each session for reference. ...
  • Blog Post: Accelerate your sales with the Big Easy Offer 10 and Cloud Easy

    Starting today, you have two offers from Microsoft that can help you talk to small business customers, midsize business customers, and state and local government customers about taking a solution-oriented approach to updating their IT infrastructures. With the refreshed lineup of Microsoft cloud services...
  • Blog Post: U.S. partner news for Friday, February 15 (feat. new Office events and resources)

    In your newsletter this week, customized according to your company’s business model, Microsoft Partner Network membership, and your role, you’ll find the latest partner-related information and news to help you utilize your membership benefits, understand your opportunities and close business, and build...
  • Blog Post: Top 5 ways to use your Partner Advisory Hours

    by Julie Golding, U.S. MPN Lead Partner advisory hours are used as currency for technical presales and advisory services offered by the Microsoft Partner Services team. As part of your company’s Microsoft Partner Network membership, your organization receives partner advisory hours for attaining a Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: U.S. partner news for Friday, December 21, 2012

    This issue of the U.S. partner news is blog only, but still full of great opportunities to review and utilize over the holidays. A reminder to take advantage of licensing promotions that can help your customers update their IT infrastructures and migrate to new Microsoft products—some of these, like...
  • Blog Post: New Microsoft Collaboration and Content competency unifies MPN membership for Microsoft SharePoint-focused partners

    by Julie Golding, U.S. MPN Lead The new Microsoft Collaboration and Content competency is for Microsoft partners that develop, deploy, and support solutions built on the Microsoft SharePoint platform. In November, the Portals and Collaboration, Content Management, and Search competencies were combined...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Channel Connection webinar series

    By the Microsoft U.S. Partner Hosting and Cloud Services team. If you are looking to enhance your current cloud offerings or add cloud offerings to your Microsoft practice, consider attending the Cloud Channel Connection webinar series. By attending a webinar, you will have the opportunity to take advantage...
  • Blog Post: Accelerate your sales with the Big Easy Offer 9 and Cloud Easy

    Starting today, you have two offers from Microsoft that can help you talk to small business customers, midsize business customers, and state and local government customers about taking a solution-oriented approach to updating their IT infrastructures with the latest Microsoft products. The Big Easy Offer...
  • Blog Post: Your Action Pack: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Available to Download

    by Julie Golding, U.S. MPN Lead Each month in the U.S. partner newsletter , Julie Golding delivers a message to Microsoft Action Pack Solution Provider (SP) and Microsoft Action Pack Development and Design (DD) subscribers, offering information about growth and engagement opportunities and tips for utilizing...
  • Blog Post: Competency Partners: Revamping the MPN Logo, Streamlining Competencies

    by Sharon Collins, Microsoft U.S. Competency Lead In July, Microsoft made important announcements about forthcoming Microsoft Partner Network changes that are relevant to partners who have one or more Microsoft competencies. Summaries of two of these announcements, plus links to get more details, are...
  • Blog Post: WPC 2012: Activities for U.S. Partners on Tuesday, July 10

    Scheduled Events 8:30am – 11:00am Vision Keynote with Satya Nadella, Kirill Tatarinov, Brad Smith, Laura Ipsen, and Charles Thomas Gruhler U.S. partners are encouraged to be at Air Canada Centre and in their seats at 8:30am. Seating for U.S. partners is in sections 103-109. 12:30pm – 12:50pm Future of...
  • Blog Post: P2P4U: How Partner-to-Partner Networking Can Increase Your Revenue

    Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. The 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada is just around the corner! I’m hopeful you have read the latest WPC U.S. blog post. highlighting the US Track on Thursday, July 12. WPC is the premier...
  • Blog Post: U.S. Partner News for Friday, March 2, 2012

    Below are all the items we published in this week’s US partner newsletter, delivered by email to US-based members of the Microsoft Partner Network earlier today. The content in your email is specific to your company’s business and your role. In this post, there are four sections of content: Local Recommendations...
  • Blog Post: U.S. Partner News for Friday, October 7, 2011

    Below are all the items we published in this week’s U.S. partner newsletter, delivered to U.S.-based members of the Microsoft Partner Network earlier today. If you feel that the version you received in email, targeted to you according to your company’s partner profile and your role at your company, is...
  • Blog Post: U.S. Partner News for Friday, September 16, 2011

    As the end of summer approaches, the U.S. partner team is gearing up for a busy fall and winter. In your newsletter this week, delivered to your email inbox and customized according to your company’s business model and Microsoft Partner Network membership, as well as your role at your company, you’ll...
  • Blog Post: P2P4U, Part 3: Channel Development, from a Partner’s Perspective

    Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team A couple of months ago, I was chatting with my colleague, Jen Sieger , about partner-to-partner (P2P) connections. Jen works on the U.S. Solution Partner Team, helping Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners in...
  • Blog Post: Week of 4/18/2011: Highlights for U.S. Partners

    Today, Microsoft announced a public beta of Microsoft Office 365 . Microsoft Office 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of next-generation Microsoft communications and collaboration services, all backed by the robust security and guaranteed reliability customers...
  • Blog Post: Week of 2/7/2011: Highlights for U.S. Partners

    Below are all the items we published in this week’s U.S. partner newsletter. If you feel that the version you received in e-mail, targeted to you according to your company’s partner profile and your role at your company, is missing something critical from this superset, please let me know by commenting...
  • Blog Post: Week of 1/17/2011: Highlights for U.S Partners

    Last month in the newsletter and on this blog, I mentioned Virtual Partner Concierge as a source of information that complements the U.S. partner portal and newsletter as well as our social media outreach. Several partners who have checked it out over the past few weeks have responded positively to the...
  • Blog Post: New to the Microsoft Partner Network? Tips for Getting Started

    This time last year, I used this blog to address a question I received from a new Microsoft partner who wanted guidance about how to get started. I have pointed a lot of folks to it over the past several months, but it’s a bit ragged around the edges—a lot has happened in technology over the past year...