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Can Microsoft 365 Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro?

Q: (from Vince)A partner is inquiring if it would be possible for a user with Windows 10 Home to...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/05/2019

Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams: Automated Upgrade Dashboard for Partners

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! In Microsoft’s ongoing efforts to support the transition from...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 01/25/2019

The Azure Applications & Infrastructure Community Call, this week is on Using the Azure Calculator

Todd SweetserHi Cloud Sellers! Just wanted to drop a quick blog on the upcoming Azure Applications...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 12/12/2018

Get 15% off Office 365 and Microsoft 365 for your new SMB customers

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! If you work with SMB customers, I want to make sure you’re...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 12/06/2018

Windows Server Upgrade Center

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! Do you have questions about upgrading to the newest Windows...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 10/30/2018

Windows Virtual Desktop

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! I was really excited to see Windows Virtual Desktop officially...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 10/11/2018

Azure Cloud Migration and Modernization Partner Journey

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! Did you know that 78% of SMBs worldwide will be fully adapted...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 09/27/2018

StepUp Technical Security Webinar Series for Microsoft 365 Business

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! Your customers have heard the scary statistics: 55% of small...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 09/19/2018

The US SMB Partner Insider is today, September 5

Todd Sweetser Stay in the know and join the Microsoft One Commercial Partner US, GTM team for the...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 09/05/2018

Partner Technical Readiness webinars and consultations for August-October

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! Do you and your teams need technical guidance to help grow...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 08/31/2018

Leading Edge webinar series

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners! Did you know that 1 out of every 3 SMB customers have not...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 08/20/2018

Microsoft 365 Partner Launchpad

Tim Tetrick If you serve small business customers, and you don’t have a department of savvy...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 08/08/2018

The US SMB Partner Insider call is back!

Tim Tetrick Stay in the know and join the Microsoft One Commercial Partner US, GTM team for the...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 08/07/2018

Dynamics Learning Portal now available to all MPN Partners

Craig CrescasAligning with the cinematic title, everything you ever wanted to know about Microsoft...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 07/26/2018

Ready to take advantage of the Microsoft 365 Business opportunity?

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners! Microsoft 365 Business brings together the security and innovation...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 07/12/2018

What settings can Microsoft Intune control?

Q: (from Joe)For employees that are accessing email via a mobile device, do we have the ability to...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 06/22/2018

The June Insider Call is this Wednesday!

Tim Tetrick Stay in the know and join the Microsoft US team for the Partner Insider call on...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 06/05/2018

Microsoft Teams Updates and Technical Webinars for Partners

Greetings Partners! Microsoft Teams just celebrated its first birthday. If you haven't tried Teams...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 06/05/2018

Ultimate Partner Podcast Episode 7 is Live!

Hello Everyone! Matt Morris and I are VERY excited about this month's episode of the Ultimate...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/31/2018

Choosing the Right Services in Azure

Greetings Partners! The Azure Friday team released a short, but powerful video that is worth 12...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/24/2018

Register today! Windows as a Service (WaaS) and Security Workshop

Todd SweetserJoin us for this upcoming workshop in a location near you!Hi Cloud Partners! I thought...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/22/2018

Partner Community Call on Azure Stack

Do you have a free hour today to invest in your future?!?If so, catch up on the updates from the...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/18/2018

Microsoft Project Readiness

Q: from (Larry)One of our clients is evaluating different PM software and would like some direction...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/15/2018

Microsoft Demos (demos.microsoft.com)

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! Microsoft Demos (demos.microsoft.com) provides great...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/14/2018

Microsoft 365 Business New Security Features

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! On April 30th, Microsoft announced the addition of...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/04/2018

Prepare for the Azure Infrastructure Exam (70-535)

Do you have members of your technical team that need to get a better understanding of Azure? Looking...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 05/02/2018

The May Partner Insider call is this Wednesday!

Todd SweetserThe May Partner Insider call is this Wednesday!Join the Microsoft US team for the...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/30/2018

Is Dynamics 365 in your Future?

Over the last several weeks, lots of announcements have been made about the products that comprise...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/30/2018

PCI Compliance

Q (from Olawale):I have a customer that is going through some PCI compliance issues in that they are...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/25/2018

Azure Migrate

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! As many of you may have seen, Azure Migrate went...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/20/2018

Attend one of the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Roadshows

We still have a few seats available for partners interested in obtaining a hands on experience with...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/17/2018

Five Reasons to Attend Inspire 2018

Have you signed up for Microsoft Inspire 2018 yet? This year is shaping up to be our best Partner...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/13/2018

Introduction to Azure Site Recovery

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! I recorded a short video that provides an introduction...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/10/2018

The April Insider call is this Wednesday!

Todd SweetserThe April Insider call is this Wednesday!Catch up on the latest and join the Microsoft...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 04/03/2018

The secret formula for a higher valuation...

Todd SweetserTop Partners seeking higher valuations have some basic strategies in common—tactics...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/29/2018

Register for Understand your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Enablement and Support Benefits Webcast

Register for the May 02, 2018 WebcastUnderstand your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Enablement and...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/29/2018

Azure product announcements and updates

Todd SweetserHi Cloud Partners! I thought I would share and example of information that is shared...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/29/2018

Dynamics CRM Online Access from Multiple Countries

Q: (from Tom)Does CRM allow for a database to be replicated/synchronized to multiple locations...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/28/2018

New Microsoft 365 Training Video

Nick Johnson, PTS Greetings Partners! Be sure to check out the new Microsoft 365 Security Training...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/23/2018

NEW US StepUp Webinar Series Available Now!

New Virtual workshop series providing step-by-step guidance to help you start your new Microsoft...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/21/2018

Introduction to Azure Backup

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! One of the first services that we see a lot of partners...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/19/2018

Getting Started with Azure for AWS Professionals

Tim Tetrick For people experienced with the AWS platform, it can be challenging to know how to get...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/08/2018

Migrate Virtual Machines, Apps, and Data to the Cloud

Some of the consistent questions I’m asked revolve around getting on-premises resources into the...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/07/2018

The March Insider Call is this Wednesday!

Tim Tetrick Catch up on the latest and join the Microsoft US team for the March Partner Insider call...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 03/06/2018

Office 365 Attack Simulator Preview Available

Nick Johnson, PTS  Greetings Partners! Security continues to be a hot topic. Threat actors are...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/21/2018

Grow Your Practice and Increase Profitability with Azure Data Services + SQL Server 2017

According to 451 Research's Total Data Market Monitor service, the total data market is expected to...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/16/2018

Helping Customers Plan The Journey from SFB to Teams

As part of the Intelligent Communications vision to deliver smarter messaging, calling and meeting...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/15/2018

Microsoft Next Up Exam Prep for Managing Office 365 Identities & Requirements and Enabling Office 365 Services

Tim Tetrick Microsoft Next Up is a structured step-by-step exam prep course spanning a 5-week period...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/13/2018

Using the Azure Pricing Calculator to price out a simple VM based solution

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! I recently recorded a quick video that walks through...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/06/2018

Catch the February Insider Call on Wednesday!

Todd SweetserCatch the February Insider Call on Wednesday!Join the Microsoft US team for the...

Author: MSFTTS2 Date: 02/05/2018

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