Tag Archives: BPOS

BPOS / Office365 / InTune News and Links #2

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) Another set of links for potentially interesting cloud materials. Promotions Don’t forget Velocity incentives (A$1,000 for 20+ seat deals and A$2,000 for 50+ seat deals) more info at http://www.msonlineservices.com.au/ Also if for any reason … Continue reading

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BPOS / Office365 / InTune News and Links #1

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) Breaking News: Take advantage of the Velocity Promotion.  Here’s what you could earn: $2,000 in migration and implementation funds for every sale of Microsoft Online Services via T-Suite of 50 seats or over. $1,000 … Continue reading

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IDC Report – Building a Successful BPOS Practice

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) A bit of blatant self publicity!!!  As a side line I provide associate analyst services to IDC.  As part of this I co-authored a recent white paper titled “Building a Successful Microsoft Business Productivity … Continue reading

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Free MS Online resources

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) Although many Microsoft partners have addressed their “Why?” questions regarding MS Online and BPOS (soon to be Office 365), they are now asking “How?”.  I will follow up with a fuller post at a … Continue reading

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MOSPA Assessment now includes Windows InTune questions (but training guide not updated)

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) To be able to sell Microsoft’s Online Services offerings e.g. BPOS you need to sign up as a MS Online Partner.  Part of this process is taking an assessment that “tests” your knowledge of … Continue reading

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BPOS & Live@Edu become Office365 (or What’s in a Name Part 2)

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) So the announcement is out and BPOS (as well as Live@Edu)  will become Office 365.  This branding is officially only applicable to the next wave of Microsoft’s direct to market hosted productivity tools, due … Continue reading

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BPOS Health Status dashboard

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) Following the recent embarrassing down time for BPOS services Microsoft are now offering a Health Status Dashboard.  Morgan Cole the man who “leads the team at Microsoft whose mission is to make sure that … Continue reading

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Guide to Microsoft BPOS Licensing

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) Although a little out of date the following article from Directions on Microsoft is still a pretty good summary and is available as one of the sample reports so no need to subscribe: http://www.directionsonmicrosoft.com/samples/49-samples/746-licensing-for-microsoft-online-services.html

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Microsoft BPOS Volume Discounts

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) For many people BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) is targeted at businesses with a small number of users.  However for those looking at larger deployments there are discounts to be had as shown in … Continue reading

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