Archive for the ‘SBS Community’ Category

MSP Shuffle

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Today, while recording Vlad's Spam Cast #3, Stuart Selbst announced that today would be his last day with SecureMyCompany as he makes the move to work for Managed Services Provider University as the Partner Support Director where he will be working with MSP partners that need training, coaching and goal ...

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" ...

And Now a Word From Our Sponsors…

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

OK, so I don't actually have any sponsors but Erick did buy me drinks last time we met and after all he does for the community the least I could do is plug his book sale.  Seriously, if you want to start 2009 off right, pick a topic you need ...

HTG and Ingram Announce "SMB Alliance"

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

     Seems that Ingram sees the power in peers as well in the latest announcement that they will be leveraging HTG's peer groups to server the business needs of their customers.  Read more about the announcement at CRM and then note Arlin's corrections below (posted with permission).  So the press as ...

The End of Your Business?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Maybe?  Check out Vlad's blog this week as he addresses a topic that may hit all too close to home for many of us.  I know, I know.  What a crummy topic to discuss over Thanksgiving but isn't being thankful about having a realistic perspective on things?  Knowing that it could ...

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 ...

Eric Ligman Goes Global to Manage the Un-Manageable

Friday, October 10th, 2008

  The only man to be able to truly understand and explain Microsoft licensing methods and nuances to the masses in an manner that even I can understand is making a move to the big stage.  He is going from working with US Partners to working with perhaps the hardest ...

Calyptix Invests Further in SMB Channel Strategy

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Today Calyptix will be announcing that they have retained the veteran SMB channel sales experts of Kristen Wild, Steve Wild and Terry Van Winkle.  If this tenacious trio is half as successful at getting Calyptix the SMB partner signup's that they did for StorageCraft then we've got a new Security ...

Eric Ligman Wins BIG in Vegas!

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Heard the rumors yet?  Apparently Eric won big in Vegas and the IRS doesn't know.  Shhhhh, don't let on.  We all need to help him by sticking to a story that he was in the Grand Canyon last week rafting down the Colorado River (ya right!).