Signs it’s Time to Upgrade your On-Prem Customers to Dynamics 365

Legacy systems have become a barrier to digital transformation. Lacking the integration capabilities available in the cloud, legacy systems create silos between teams add make it difficult to align around a unified strategy and deliver a consistent experience. On-prem ERPs make it hard to automate manual tasks and crumble under the weight of massive, ever-expanding…
Benefits of Migration On Premises Customers to Dynamics 365 Cloud

Benefits of Migrating On-Premises Customers to Dynamics 365 in the Cloud

Migrating from on-premises hosting to the cloud is no longer disruptive in an era dominated by AI and big data. Today, migrating to the cloud is the first step for most businesses in any digital transformation journey – and since the pandemic remote and hybrid-work environments have only further solidified cloud’s place in the IT…
Top 10 Factors for Selecting an Indirect Provider

Top 10 Factors to Consider When Selecting an Indirect Provider

If you’re a Microsoft solution provider running into challenges growing your business, it might just be a matter of missing one or two key components that go into building a high-functioning machine. Maybe your team is strong in marketing but isn’t closing as many deals as you want. Or you’ve got a great sales team…

Microsoft Partner Network Evolves to Focus On Customer Demands

Microsoft is making big changes to its partner program that will impact partners who work with our Stratos Cloud Alliance team. Effective October 2022, Microsoft is changing the name of its partner program from the Microsoft Partner Network to the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program. As part of this change to focus on solutions customers are…

Build New Revenue Streams Faster While Decreasing the Investment Risk of Expanding your Dynamics 365 Practice

Microsoft Partners face many challenges trying to grow their business. The necessary resources to market, sell, design, implement and support solutions are scarce. Whether it’s expanding an existing solution practice or delving into a new one, the endeavor requires a major capital investment, and there’s always the risk the effort will fail. But given the…

Microsoft Directions NA 2022 Recap: 6 Key Announcements for D365 Business Central Partners

Each year hundreds of Dynamics 365 Business Central partners come together for annual Directions conference where Microsoft and other technology experts provide important partner and product updates. In this blog, we recap six key announcements that will have a big impact on how partners engage with their customers to close on more business and streamline…

Is it Time to Move to Dynamics 365? New Features Available to Enhance Productivity

Microsoft has announced what’s new and planned for the Dynamics 365 Business Central 2022 release wave 1, which covers new functionalities that will be available in the major release of Business Central taking place in April 2022. Most of these new features are currently available in preview. The changes will benefit Microsoft partners and customers—with…

Tips to Help End-Users Identify Phishing Attacks

Email is the most common vehicle for phishing attacks. But hackers also try to hijack other channels—text messages, phone calls, social media instant messaging, communication tools like Slack, and even faxes or regular mail. Cybercriminals who send phishing attacks hope to fool end-users into thinking they are someone they know. Threat actors also hope to…

Happy New Year! Microsoft Fiscal Year 2022 is Kicking Off

Happy New Year to Microsoft who have just kicked off Q1 of their Fiscal Year 2022. With this new fiscal year comes some new announcements. Microsoft just announced the launch of the Dynamics 365 Cloud Migration promotion on August 1, 2021. This new promotion provides discounted Dynamics 365 online services to drive customers’ migration to the cloud. It also supports customers who have…