Category Archives: Uncategorized

Congratulations to all ARN 2012 Award Finalists

We are excited to be a finalist for ARN’s Software Distributor of the Year award in 2012 and look forward to the awards dinner. More importantly, we are thrilled that so many of our vendor and customer partners are also finalists. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Telstra model for Office 365 lands in the US with Verizon and Sprint

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy, NewLease) For some years now Microsoft have had an exclusive arrangement in Australia with Telstra to offer Office365 (and BPOS before that) to the SMB sector.  Telstra make O365 available via T-Suite, a portal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Microsoft WPC – From My Eyes to Yours – DaaS

We here at NewLease have been suggesting that Desktop-as-a-Service will be one of the next big things.  Well it looks like the research guru’s are ringing in on it now as well.  According to 451 Research, the market for Desktop … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Microsoft WPC – From My Eyes to Yours – Windows Server 2012 & System Center 2012

Microsoft has been taking significant market share lately in the virtualization space and with the launch of Widows Server 2012 and System Center 2012, the trend looks likely to continue.  The key is no longer just that Hyper-V has improved … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Microsoft WPC – From My Eyes to Yours – The Lync Opportunity

Lync and Unified Communicaitons is one of Microsoft’s big bets and it sure has potential for the hosting community.  Skype was a great acquisition for Microsoft in the consumer space, but Lync sure seems like the glue in the enterprise … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Microsoft WPC – From My Eyes to Yours – The Microsoft Partner Network

The Microsoft Partner Network is making huge changes.  If you are Gold or Silver certified today, please make sure to review the requirements associated with you certifications to make sure you do all that you need to do to maintain … Continue reading

Posted in Mircosoft SPLA, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Microsoft WPC – From My Eyes to Yours – Pinpoint and Hosting Gallery

It’s a big commitement to go all the way to North America for a Microsoft conference, but I certainly got a lot out of it, so I thought I’d share a bit of what resonated for me in Toronto.  What … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Footy Tipping

Hey folks, NewLease is hosting a come one come all tipping competition for both the NRL and AFL this year.  We’d love to see you there.  We’ve even got prizes ($200 for 1st and $100 for 2nd).  Here are the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How Dynamics CRM Partners can Survive in the Cloud Era

In a short video (4 min) Brad Wilson, GM of Microsoft Dynamics CRM talks about how partners can take action to survive in the era of CRM Online 2011. It’s an uncomplicated presentation but one of his messages struck me … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to be productive in writing blog posts

A common question from firms starting blogs or thinking about it, or entering social media, is how to find the time. Let’s rephrase the question to say how to be more productive IF you decide that you want to be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment