Thursday, June 23, 2011

MS Office 365

Microsoft presentator, 'JJ' Antequino.

Here is the course discription:
TS2 Office 365 & Online Services Partner Roadshow

This one day, in person training is for partners looking to learn more to get started selling Office 365. Attend this training to take advantage of the growing interest in Office 365 and Microsoft Online Services opportunities and get in depth-knowledge on how to drive successful sales engagements based on the Microsoft solution sales process. This includes an overview of the partner opportunity, value proposition, differences in plans, review of pricing and licensing followed by guidance for why to consider up-sell & cross sell, services attach opportunities.

In addition, partners will learn the value of Microsoft's Online Services including Windows Intune and Dynamics CRM Online and how to get started transforming their business with helpful programs, readiness roadmaps and sales/ marketing resources. Lastly, partners will learn to prepare for Office 365 customer deployments through recommended deployment phases; plan, prepare and migrate.

This summary was very excellently executed. Thank You, 'JJ'.

Check the pic's & more info HERE.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

IAMCP presentation on MS Office 365

Jon Sastre represented the IAMCP in providing this presentation. Following is the description of the contents of the presentation. It was well provided.

The Office 365 Partner Opportunity

In today's competitive global market, businesses of all sizes need technology that enables flexibility and that cost-effectively adds value to their organization. Cloud-based services provide a way to meet these objectives. They deliver feature-rich productivity tools to users and help to relieve the burden of managing and maintaining business systems-freeing up IT departments and businesses to focus on initiatives that can deliver true competitive advantage. Microsoft Office 365 for professionals and small businesses is a subscription service that combines the familiar Microsoft Office Web Apps with a set of web-enabled tools that are easy to learn and use, that work with your existing hardware, and that come backed by the robust security, reliability, and control you need to run your business. Microsoft Office 365 lets you work from virtually anywhere and on almost any device whether you are a professional or a small business.

Your presenter will be: Penny Delgadillo, Senior Product Manager for Microsoft's Information Worker Group. Penny has been a champion of Office 365 since its inception. With 5 years invested in Microsoft, Penny is an integral part of leading the Online Services team to success working with partners.

Thank You, Jon Sastre.

Hit this link to see PHOTO's of this event

Thursday, June 9, 2011

June, 11 Meeting of the South Florida Technology Network

Ok, this is Kerio Sales Rep, Mike Vanderhoff along with our Scott Cayouette.

Here is Scott's invitation to our group for the Meeting:
Please join the South Florida Technology Network - IT Pro User Group at our June 8th, 2011 Meeting. Our “New” home is the Technological University of America – located at 3700 Coconut Creek Parkway (Just west of Pompano Beach Turnpike Exit) in Coconut Creek, FL 33066.

Come out and Meet your peers, Network and possibly learn a few things too.

Meeting starts at 6:30 PM for food and 7 PM for General Meeting. Free Pizza & Soda if you Register. Call/Email me or go to so I can get a good idea of who will be there.

Speaker/Vendor Guest: Kerio Technologies –

Presenter(s): Michael Vanderhoff and also Mark Durant from Kerio who will demonstrate their Kerio Connect E-mail Server program for SMB, their Operator VOIP product, in addition to some of their other products and discuss their very Good channel program too.

Our next meeting is Wednesday, July 13, 2011 with StorageCraft

If you have any questions, please get in touch with me. I hope to see you there.

Scott Cayouette
IPW Networks
Microsoft Small Business Specialist
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Additionally, The Kerio people also brought Jennifer Reiss, Field Account Exec. for Florida, SYNNEX Corp. Please see the linked PHOTO'S of the event for more information on this.

Deerfield Beach Coder' Cafe, June, '11

A real great SRO presentation from Tom DuPont on CodeSmithTools. Here is the invite info:
Deerfield Coders Cafe: 06/07/2011 - 6:30 PM - Generate Your Code! - Tom DuPont - Code Smith

Code generation is a powerful practice that allows you produce higher-quality, more consistent code in less time. This helps remove the mundane and repetitive parts of programming, allowing developers to focus their efforts on more important tasks, and saving companies time and money. Code generation enables you to efficiently: Reduce repetitive coding, generate code in less time with fewer bugs, and produce consistent code that adheres to your standards.

Special note: Everyone in attendance will receive a free copy of CodeSmith Generator Professional!

Tom DuPont lives in Dallas, Texas, where he is the Vice President of CodeSmith Tools, LLC. But don’t let the title fool you, Tom is a total code monkey! He specializes in .NET development with C#, ASP.NET MVC, and even that crazy JavaScript stuff. Tom has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. In his spare time Tom enjoys long rides across the country on his motorcycle.

Click on this link to see Photo's of the event !