Cloud Channel Network | Webcast schedule for March 2017
This month's webcast line-up features something for everyone. Get the latest insights about hosted productivity services and Remote Desktop Services to help you meet the evolving needs of modern businesses. Find out how to transform your online presence and marketing activities to drive more sales. And tune in live to the 2017 Cloud & Hosting Summit--our annual two-day event to help you grow your hosting business.
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Dynamics 365 and Office 365: The Keys to Digital Transformation
March 8, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Audience: Business Decision Maker
In this session, you will learn more about the integration between Dynamics 365 and Office 365, why Microsoft Cloud Services is front-and-center in digital transformation, and how it delivers exceptional opportunities for partners.
Remote Desktop Services (RDS): Why Run 24x7 Infrastructure for Applications that Run from 8 AM – 5 PM?
March 15, 2017 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Pacific Time
Audience: Technical Decision Maker
Remote Desktop Services (RDS) supports the steady growth of thousands of service providers, with both desktop and app/ISV RDS business models creating long term customer contracts and repeatable business. At the same time, a growing number of RDS providers are abandoning their data centers and choosing to migrate their RDS implementations to Azure. In this session we will share with you reasons for this shift to the cloud, and why your business needs to respond to this growing trend.
Drive More Sales – Transform Your Online Customer Experience
March 15, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Audience: Business Decision Maker
The research has shown that brands with higher levels of customer experience deliver higher growth! CXGlobals will share their approach and best practices to the on-line customer experience across the entire purchase life cycle, as well as provide insight on how to drive incremental, on-line sales by delivering an exceptional customer experience.
Special Event: 2017 Cloud & Hosting Summit
March 22, 2017 – March 23, 2017
The 2017 Cloud & Hosting Summit is streaming live! Each year, this popular two-day event provides an unparalleled opportunity for thought leaders to share ideas on how to expand and build new services, drive innovation, and create new business opportunities – all focused on the Cloud & Hosting industry.
Register to watch keynote speakers from the Microsoft Cloud & Hosting Summit live streamed on the Cloud Channel Network. Sessions will be available on-demand with a day or two after the live broadcast.
Audience: All Hosting Service Providers
Live broadcast line-up:
Visit the event page to learn more about and register for sessions below.
Opening Keynote - Empowering Digital Transformation Together
Date: March 22, 2017 8:30 AM PDT
Speakers: Aziz Benmalek, VP WW Hosting & Managed Service Providers & Amy Hood, CFO, Microsoft
Microsoft Azure Vision and Strategy
Date: March 22, 2017 9:30 AM PDT
Speaker: Julia White, CVP, Azure & Security Marketing
Future of Analytics
Date: March 22, 2017 12:00 PM PDT
Speaker: Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of Data Group
Microsoft AI in Action
Date: March 23, 2017 8:30 AM PDT
Speaker: Steve Clayton, GM, Microsoft Chief Storyteller
Microsoft Azure Stack Vision and Strategy
Date: March 23, 2017 9:15 AM PDT
Speaker: Mike Neil, Corporate Vice President, Azure Infrastructure & Management
Accelerating Office 365
Date: March 23, 2017 10:45 AM PDT
Speaker: Giovanni Mezgec, GM, Office Partner Marketing
Recent popular webcasts FY17 Q3 Quarterly Licensing Brief
Audience: Licensing Specialist
Watch our March 2 broadcast of the Quarterly Licensing Briefing for Service Providers and Resellers, one of the best ways to catch up on licensing updates to the SPLA & CSP programs, as well as updates to Volume Licensing programs that the hosting community care about.
Office 365 Seller Training
The Office 365 Seller Training series in February was one of our most popular to date. If you couldn’t attend live, view the on-demand sessions now: Office 365 Sales Training Series: Office 365 Value to Business Customers
In this live sales training session, partner sellers will learn what Office 365 is, its services and key features, value to business customers (SMB, Enterprise) and key business usage scenarios. At the end of this one-hour session, you’ll know how to clearly communicate to customers the Office 365 value proposition, its services and key features and how businesses of any size can use and benefit from Office 365.
Office 365 Sales Training Series: Compete and Plan Comparisons
Learn why business customers should choose Office 365 over other productivity solutions like Google Apps for Work. We will also review the Office 365 plans (SMB, Enterprise) and the key differences between. This session will help you clearly communicate to customers the value of Office 365 over competitor offerings, the differences between Office 365 plans and can select the right plan for their customer.
Office 365 Sales Training Series: How to Sell Office 365 (Telesales / Call Center)
In this live sales training session, Partner Telesales/Call Center agents will learn how to effectively sell Office 365 over the phone, including how to quickly uncover customer’s productivity and collaboration needs, sell the value of Office 365, handle customer concerns and close sales. You’ll learn how to engage customers and sell the value of Office 365 in a short time frame over the phone, how to address common customer concerns, and how to access Microsoft-provided resources and tools that will help close sales.
Office 365 Sales Training Series: How to Sell Office 365 (Direct Sales) In this live sales training session, Partner direct sales reps will learn how to engage customers in person, uncover customer’s productivity and collaboration needs, sell the value of Office 365, show how it can solve their challenges, handle customer concerns and close sales.You’ll learn how to engage customers and sell the value of Office 365 during in-person meetings/conversations, understand common customer concerns and how to respond, and how to access Microsoft-provided resources and tools that will help close sales.
Office 365 Sales Training Series: How to Demo Office 365
In this live sales training session, Partner sellers will learn how to effectively demo Office 365 services and showcase how Office 365 can meet customer-specific needs and challenges. You’ll learn how to showcase Office 365 value through customer-relevant, scenario-based demos, and how to use Microsoft-provided demo tools and resources.
Pre-Requisite: Attendees should have Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) ID/log-in. Required to access Microsoft Demo Portal.