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A Walk in the Cloud: Lessons for US Partners from the “1st Cloud Experience Program”
Speaker(s): Anuneet Kumar, Daniel I Karuppiah
Enterprise customers take different routes to move their first workloads to the cloud. In this session, you’ll uncover keys to building a successful cloud practice based on Microsoft Azure. Supported by lessons learned from the “1st Cloud Experience Program,” we will share different routes to moving US customers’ workloads into Microsoft Azure. Discover best practices and strategies for encouraging customers to take decisive steps towards becoming a dedicated and long-term customer on the cloud.
Cloud Interactive Discussion Systems Integrator (SI), US Partner Data Platform, Hosting, Management and Virtualization, Midmarket Solution Provider, Server Platform Enterprise
Better Together: Win with integrated business solutions using Office in Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Speaker(s): Errol Schoenfish, Kristi Hofer
In today’s buying market, 67% of SMB’s expect to purchase a wide variety of cloud services from a single vendor. This session will help you understand how to extend your business value for SMB’s with the combination of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics ERP. In this session we will discuss the business model, selling tools, and provide you with information that will arm your business for the future to sell "One Business Solution from Microsoft".
Cloud Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Small to Medium Business (SMB)
Cloud OS Session 1: Deploying Cloud OS successfully in a Hosted environment
Speaker(s): Eugene Saburi
Microsoft has made significant investments recently to help HSPs who want to deploy Cloud OS in their Hosted environments as part of Cloud OS Network and Hyper-V Ignite programs. Join us as we share the IP for you to leverage in deploying Cloud OS, our learnings from these deployments and listen to partners who have successfully deployed Cloud OS in their datacenters. Are you considering migrating from competing Hypervisor and Platforms? We will also share tools which enable this.
Cloud Breakout Session Hosting and Cloud Solutions
Cloud OS Session 2: Enabling Cloud consistency with differentiation and unlocking new monetization opportunities using Windows Azure Pack
Speaker(s): Katja Kol, Keith Barnett
Are you considering or currently deploying Microsoft Azure Pack (MAP)? Come learn about MAP and how it enables you to provide cloud consistency and helps you differentiate as we share our plans on how we are evolving the product. Already deployed MAP? Join us and provide feedback on what you want to see in the next release of the product. We will also cover how we are enabling premium services in Azure that you can monetize and sell to your customers as part of a Disaster Recovery offer.
Cloud Breakout Session Hosting and Cloud Solutions
Cloud Trends, Key Market Data, and Analysis Panel Discussion for US Partners
Speaker(s): Alita Larkin, Eric Loper, Francesco Rietti, JJ Murray
Join this session, hosted by the US Azure Business Development Manager (BDM) team for fast-paced discussion and analysis about the US market for Microsoft Azure. The expert panel includes leaders from the Microsoft Azure product marketing teams. They’ll talk about what customer segments are using Microsoft Azure in the United States, workloads they use it for, and which services are the big movers. You’ll hear their perspective about what is changing over time and what these changes mean to you.
Cloud Breakout Session US Partner Application Development, Management and Virtualization, Mobility Corporate Accounts, Enterprise, Small to Medium Business (SMB)
Delivering Ongoing Value through Office 365
Speaker(s): Chris Hutton
By shifting to an ongoing release cadence, Office 365 now provides users with a continuous stream of product updates and enhancements. Learn what is new with Office 365 and the impact these updates have on your business. We will review the greatest new features and functionality and learn the impact of these updates on the product value prop. Learn about the partner tools available to you and how they can impact your ability to support your customers and grow your business.
Cloud Breakout Session Distributor (Disti), Value Added Reseller (VAR) Small to Medium Business (SMB)
Desktop Hosting Growth Opportunities
Desktop Hosting has experienced unprecedented growth and is expected to have double digit growth for the next few years. Learn about the market opportunity, effective offers, and how to build a desktop hosting infrastructure with Windows Server 2012 and partner solutions. You will also learn how to effectively market and sell high-margin hosted desktop solutions.
Cloud Breakout Session Hosting and Cloud Solutions Hosting
Device Guy Presents: Devices Profitability Panel for US Partners  
Speaker(s): Nahal Li, Steve Adams
Join this session for a conversation with your peers about building a successful devices practice. Our panel of US partners will talk about how they have won customers with Windows 8.1, as well as share their best practices, lessons learned, and favorite Microsoft resources for growing their devices business.
Mobility & Devices Interactive Discussion US Partner Application Development, Application Integration, Data Platform, Devices and Deployment, Distributor, Learning, Mobility, OEM, Small Business, Software Asset Management, Volume Licensing
Differentiate Your US Partner Business by Packaging Your Own Intellectual Property
Speaker(s): Paul Solski
In a market where software and hardware are becoming utilities and where standard install and configure services are automated by wizards, differentiating your company from your competitors can be a major challenge and an obstacle to winning new clients. In this session for US partners, we’ll help you learn to identify, package, and price the intellectual property assets you've developed over the years to put them to work for you, allowing you to win more customers and be more profitable.
Leadership, Sales & Marketing Interactive Discussion Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Systems Integrator (SI), US Partner Application Integration, Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Management and Virtualization
Education Session: Microsoft’s Momentum in the Education Market Helps Partners Make More Money
Speaker(s): Anthony Salcito
Maximize your revenue potential by leveraging Microsoft’s big bets in the Education market. Cloud, Big Data, Social, and Mobility are key trends in Education: in this session you will learn about Microsoft’s strategy and priorities for driving adoption and usage of Windows 8, Office 365 for Education, CRM, and SQL Server through investments in field resources, and other sales programs that help our partner ecosystem grow. We will also celebrate our Education Partner of the Year and Finalists.
Cloud Breakout Session Distributor (Disti), Hosting and Cloud Solutions, Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Licensing Solution Provider (LSP), Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Mobility Solutions, Operator Channels, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Systems Integrator (SI), US Partner, Value Added Reseller (VAR), Virtualization Solutions Business Intelligence, Collaboration and Content, Customer Relationship Management, Data Platform, Devices and Deployment, Distributor, Hosting, Identity and Access, Mobility, OEM, Server Platform, Volume Licensing Public Sector
Embrace the Risk: Key strategies for building a sustainable annuity business
Speaker(s): Fotini Kaklamanou, William Tattan
Join us as we examine how the art of retaining customers must change in an enterprise services world. Some of the topics include marketing strategy, IP-attach strategy, and organizational setup. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online will be the primary focus; however, Microsoft Dynamics Marketing, Microsoft Social Listening, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the cloud, including Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and Microsoft on-premises solutions also will be addressed.
Cloud Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning All Customer Segments
Enterprise Partner Opportunities in a Cloud First, Mobile First World
Speaker(s): Erwin Visser, George Siemens, Kirk Gregersen
This session builds on the Enterprise Partner keynote titled Accelerating Enterprise Partner Growth in a Cloud First, Mobile First World, addressing how to make money with Microsoft as we drive our Services and Devices strategy. In this discussion you will hear from our Enterprise Partner and Business leaders on our execution priorities, where there is rich opportunity together, and the value proposition to partner with Microsoft.
Cloud Breakout Session Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Systems Integrator (SI) Data Platform, Enterprise Resource Planning Enterprise
Finding the missing Lync to growing your hosted Exchange revenue
Speaker(s): Monish Sood
While there is strong growth in the Hosted Exchange business, there is still an untapped SaaS business opportunity for partners. We have a strong case for change on how to approach selling productivity in the cloud through analysis of top performing partners, customer insights, and partner discussions. Attend this session and learn why it makes sense to add Lync to your existing Exchange value proposition. Receive deep analysis of customer and partner research to get started right away!
Cloud Breakout Session Hosting and Cloud Solutions Hosting
Four Mega-trends Drive Partner Experiences in the US
Speaker(s): Grad Conn, Kellie Piber, Stephanie Worley
With the growing trends in Mobile, Cloud, Enterprise Social, and Big Data, business leaders must find innovative ways to encourage and mobilize teams to automate business processes. This session will demo two solutions: a Windows 8.1 apportal called the Sales Productivity Solution, and Communications Manager. This intuitive, easy-to-use, drag-and-drop workflow designer lets you seamlessly create and distribute content to popular social platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Yammer, and LinkedIn.
Cloud Breakout Session Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Systems Integrator (SI), US Partner Application Integration, Collaboration and Content, Mobility
Improving Sales Conversion for Office 365
Speaker(s): Jason Lyman
SMBs' interest in cloud solutions continues to grow and these potential customers are looking to partners to support them. Learn from Microsoft, and your peers, on what messaging is working with SMB and what new assets are available to help you land the value prop of Office 365 with customers and close the sale. We will discuss the FY15 Microsoft campaign strategy and how partners can leverage it in their sales efforts. A must attend for partners looking to drive growth in their cloud business.
Cloud Breakout Session Distributor (Disti), Value Added Reseller (VAR) Small to Medium Business (SMB)
Microsoft Dynamics AX: Helping companies run SAP even better
Speaker(s): Ricky Gangsted-Rasmussen
Customers who run SAP often rely on a patchwork of applications and homegrown code to run their subsidiaries, divisions and operational processes. Does this sound familiar to you? Join us to get an understanding of how Microsoft Dynamics AX can help customers regain lost agility while improving user adoption and lowering overall TCO. You will hear an overview of how Microsoft Dynamics AX can work with SAP, how we integrate, and you'll learn about customers running SAP and Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Big Data Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Corporate Accounts, Enterprise
Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics SL:  Product strategy, key updates and business opportunities
Speaker(s): Errol Schoenfish, Pamela Misialek
If you are a Microsoft Dynamics SL or Microsoft Dynamics GP partner, this is the session you must attend. Get a comprehensive update on the Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics SL business with new details and insight into product strategy, updated release information, product roadmap, FY15 go-to-market plans and more.
Cloud Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Small to Medium Business (SMB)
Microsoft Dynamics NAV: Product strategy, key updates, and business opportunities
Speaker(s): Erik Tiden, Kurt Juvyns, Marko Perisic
If you are a Microsoft Dynamics NAV partner, this is the ONE session you must attend. Get a comprehensive update on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV business, with new details and insight into Microsoft Dynamics NAV strategy, updated “Crete” release information, product roadmap, FY15 go-to-market plans, etc.
Cloud Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Small to Medium Business (SMB)
Microsoft Dynamics partner readiness transformation
Speaker(s): Gabriel Indalecio, Greg Avedesian, Julie Zunker
With a commitment to improving capability and capacity, we're announcing a number of program changes aimed at transforming readiness for Microsoft Dynamics partners. Significant investments have been made in new content and the online delivery platform to help elevate partners' quality and learning experience, and new solutions and infrastructure have been implemented to accelerate capacity in recruiting methods. Join us as we share and discuss these important changes.
Enterprise Social Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning All Customer Segments
Microsoft powers amazing customer experiences
Speaker(s): Jennifer Pollard, Kees Hertogh
Companies today realize focusing on the customer is critical for success. At Microsoft we are committed to helping our customers deliver amazing customer experiences.  With our spring wave of offerings from Microsoft Dynamics CRM, we are providing the solutions that deliver on this promise by enabling our customers to market smarter, sell effectively and provide care everywhere. Join us to hear how you can leverage the power of Microsoft to succeed!
Cloud Breakout Session Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customer Relationship Management Corporate Accounts, Enterprise
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