Hosted Network Case Study

Partner-centric culture boosts profitability in the cloud   Small to medium sized businesses’ (SMBs) demand on the Cloud market remains as diverse as the cloud services on offer. Understanding their business, the customer journey and addressing their individual needs is the key to success for any IT service provider vying for their business. SMBs often…

Blue Central Case Study

Partner collaboration maximises return on VMware’s vCloud platform   Managed infrastructure and services specialist Blue Central, operates data centres in Sydney and Melbourne, serving customers in the education, aviation, government, aged and health care, and business services industries including Tigerair Australia, JayThom and Wilmar Sugar. They provide enterprise-grade Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) with the core components being…

BigAir Case Study

Channel partners work together to grow reoccurring revenue in the cloud   For many Managed Services Providers (MSPs) adopting the Cloud and maintaining recurring revenue in today’s crowded marketplace presents challenges on licensing optimisation, efficiency and knowing how to build the right environment to support growth at scale. BigAir is one of the nation’s leading…

CSP Update

CSP Update   Microsoft held its annual Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada from June 10th to 14th 2016 and announced many updates to the CSP program. The following are the key updates to CSP:   Microsoft Dynamics 365 Microsoft announced Dynamics 365 which will soon be available this quarter. Microsoft Dynamics 365 include their…

SQL Server 2016 is in GA as of 1 June 2016

SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft data platform history with real-time operational analytics, rich visualizations on mobile devices, built-in advanced analytics, new advanced security technology, and new hybrid cloud scenarios. There are no material changes to the SQL Server licensing and pricing available in SPLA today. However, partners need to know…

Using the Microsoft Partner Admin Center

What is the Microsoft Partner Admin Center? The Microsoft Partner Admin Center (PAC) allows partners like yourself to easily manage your clients Office365, Dynamics CRM and Azure Admin Centers without having to store and share administrator credentials. Servicing Office365 and Azure customers can be difficult for partners to manage efficiently and easily at a large scale. The…