Archive for the ‘SBSC’ Category

An Open Letter to the Members of the Microsoft U.S. Small Business Specialist Community - From Cindy Bates

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

February 2009 Dear Partners, I am writing you today to thank you for your involvement and membership in the Microsoft Small Business Specialist program and to bring to your attention some program benefits that you might not currently be taking advantage of. Our commitment to the SBSC community remains strong, and I ...

BIG Changes Coming to the Microsoft Partner Program

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Want to know more about the changes coming to the Microsoft Partner Program that WILL affect all Partners?  Well we can't tell you everything yet but we can tell you that one of the big changes is the "Next Generation" of certifications.   Learn more about the new certification paths from Microsoft ...

5W/50 Series Webinar - Maximizing Success in Troubled Times

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

All of the 5W/50 Series have been amazing (Kudos to Mike Iem!) and this one looks like it will be another hit.  Join Karl W. Palachuk, author and owner of a successful SMB Consulting practice, and several other top partners, as he talks to partners about successful strategies in a "down" ...

SBS/EBS 2008 Technical Training

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Thanks Nick for the update link.  Get it here folks (before it gets moved again).  ;-)

Calling All Atlanta Microsoft Partners!

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Don't miss this! Let’s Get Down to BUSINESS… Partner Mixer Better Connections…  Better Business…  Better Together! Getting in front of the right customers to share your solutions for Small and Medium sized business problems is important for taking your business where you want to go!  Especially in these challenging economic times, customers NEED ...

New Server, Paper Clips and a Large Fry Please. That Was Easy!

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

In yet another demonstration of where some in the SMB space believe that IT Managed Services can be commoditized, Staples has jumped into the game.  Staples publicly announced their new Staples Network Services by Thrive, a three tier offering that includes an assortment of SaaS, remote support desk and onsite ...

NASCAR, Microsoft Style

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

I'll have to admit, for somebody that has never been to a race before, it was an amazing experience going to the Bank of America 500 this past Saturday.  Of course, I don't think everyone has quite the same experience that my customers and I did thanks to Microsoft's LET ...

SMB Nation 2008 Fall Conference News

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

This just in on the wire (OK, it's not a wire but it sounds cool!) PRESS RELEASE SMB Nation 2008 Fall Conference to Hold Launch Party: Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008. MarketPlace Expo SOLD OUT! Seattle, WA – August 22, 2008 - Boasting a completely sold out tradeshow hall ...

SBS 2008 Partner Group Tour Registration Now Open

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

  The creators of Small Business Server 2008 are coming to a city near you! The engineering team that built Small Business Server 2008 is traveling to 15 cities across the United States, showcasing the new technology in the latest version of the award-winning product. Hear first-hand from the creators and ask those ...

Congrats to the SBSC Partner Plunge Contest Winners!

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Wow!  Have fun Wade DeVore and staff of NetVision as you go rafting down Colorado River and party in Vegas.  Can't deny I'm a little jealous but considering all the work you have done with and for the SBSC community (and especially the TAP program) I couldn't think of a ...