Do you have customer’s transitioning from BPOS to Office 365 ?

Bryan Von Axelson 2010



Customer Transitions of BPOS to O365 - Transition Roadmap, Eligibility

and the Role of Advisor Partners (OFF212PAL)

 This is a joint Microsoft Internal AND Partner facing Webcast provided by Academy Live.


November 08, 2011 8:00 – 9:00 am Pacific

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Presented By: Sanjeevini Mittal, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Shahz Afzal, Partner Cloud Experience Lead, Microsoft

Session Overview: Customers and partners currently using BPOS are being transitioned to the latest version of the Online productivity suite, Office 365. All BPOS customers must be transitioned over to Office 365 by Sep 2012. Partners will play a key role in helping their customers in this transition process. This session will provide you the transition timeline, eligibility, partner role and opportunity and information on training and resources on Office 365 transitions. The session will have 70% presentation and 30% Q&A allowing time for questions to SMEs from the product group. This session is primarily targeted at partners with customers on BPOS and solution partners offering deployment services.

Session Outcomes:

  1. Learn the latest O365 transition roadmap and customer eligibility
  2. Understand partner role and opportunity on O365 transitions engagement
  3. Familiarize with the BIF program specifically targeted to partners helping customers on O365 transitions
  4. Learn about resources, technical training and support available to partners
  5. Ask questions to subject matter experts from the product group

Level: 100 Microsoft Audience: SMS&P Sales, PAMs

Partner Audience:

  • Advisor Partners
  • Partners of Record or POR – Partners with customers on BPOS
  • Deployment Partners – Partners offering O365 deployment services to customers
  • Distributors
  • LARs – Optional

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