The Internet of Things was the topic of five sessions at the recent Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., and if you missed some of them, you’ll want to check the brief recap of the sessions, along with a link to the session recordings, within WPC Connect.
A free, two-day SMB Live events series, coming in September and October to several cities across the U.S., is designed to teach you how to not only succeed in the cloud, but to conquer it, writes Diane Golshan in a blog post.
As the US Partner Community blog explains, “The VAR Incentive is designed to provide maximum payout when you help your customers recognize the benefits of emerging Microsoft products and technologies that address customer needs in virtualization, security and unified communications.”
In a blog post, Burke Fewel, director of Partner Capability Development Management, writes that part one of the five-blog series looks at the “change imperative” for moving to the cloud. “In the first video module, you’ll learn about the growing cloud opportunity, review traditional business models and learn to identify how your revenue streams may evolve as you shift to the cloud,” he writes.
Whether you’re just starting with the cloud, looking to increase your cloud presence or have a mature cloud business, Microsoft can help you move to the next stage in the evolution of your small- and medium-business cloud practice and build a profitable business, writes Diane Golshan of the US Partner Team.
To help educate more women about the range of career opportunities available for them in technology, the Microsoft US Partner Group has released a new e-book, “12 Amazing Tech Jobs and the Women Who Rock Them: Imagine What You Can Do.”
By 2017, public cloud IT spending will reach close to $108 billion — five times the growth of the IT industry overall — and the best thing enterprise companies can do is to get ready now. “Cloud won’t be a trend any longer, it will be the new norm,” writes Diane Golshan on the Microsoft Partner Network blog. “Now is the time to invest and position yourself for the future.”