This year, 46 awards focus on core partner competencies, including cloud technology; Windows 8, Office and SharePoint applications; public sector; citizenship; and sales excellence. More than 2,800 entries were collected from more than 117 countries.
The Microsoft Partner Network blog has links to new Quick Start videos on YouTube that will help you get started with Microsoft Office 365. It also has links to the Cloud Solutions webcast series. To register for the webcasts, you must be a Microsoft partner.
For qualifying sales of Microsoft Office 365 through Open or Advisor from April through June, U.S. partners may be eligible for an incremental 8 percent payout through either the Online Services Advisor incentive program, or through a one-time Open incentive payment.
The U.S. Army is a truly unique organization, and because it’s one of Microsoft’s largest customers, the company needed someone just as unique to help provide strategic counsel and advice on what technology can enable.
If you’ve been thinking about registering for the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference July 13-17 in Washington, D.C., you can save $100 off the $2,095 registration price by registering between Wednesday, May 7, at 12:01 a.m. PT to Thursday, May 8, at 11:59 p.m. PT.
The campaign, which began March 28 and ends April 21, features soccer legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Pele aboard Emirates’ flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380, and runs across services including MSN, Xbox, Windows 8 and Skype on four different screens (PC, TV, tablet and mobile).
Worldwide Partner Conference 2014, from July 13-17 in Washington, D.C., is focused on demonstrating new opportunities accelerating the transformation to a mobile-first, cloud-first world. This year, conference content has been streamlined around the most important industry trends: Cloud; Big Data; Enterprise Social; Mobility and Devices; and Leadership, Sales and Marketing.
On Thursday, Microsoft announced it has joined the newly formed Partnership for American Innovation. The partnership includes Apple, DuPont, Ford, GE, IBM and Pfizer — a diverse group of industry-leading companies committed to strengthening a patent system that promotes a positive climate for technology innovation.