Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program – The Value of the Indirect CSP Model

In October 2020, Microsoft announced that they would be making significant to their Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program, effective January 2021. The first of these changes was an introduction of a higher performance standard as part of the direct bill partner requirements, requiring all Direct Partners to have $300k in CSP revenue for a rolling…

Velosio Names Jeff Edwards, Senior Vice President, Channels to lead Stratos Cloud Alliance

“It is a privilege to be part of an organization that delivers high quality services and innovative solutions to their partners” COLUMBUS, OH MARCH 22, 2021 – Velosio, a technology partner specializing in business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies and larger enterprises, today announced that Jeff Edwards is joining the organization as Senior…

Stratos Cloud Alliance Positions Partners for Explosive Growth

Whether you are new to the Microsoft CSP program, are an Indirect Reseller already engaged in the program, or are a Direct CSP evaluating a shift to the indirect model, the rapidly growing demand for cloud-based solutions and services provides a wealth of opportunity to boost your revenue. The CSP Indirect Reseller program helps you…
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As Microsoft continues to forecast significant growth for Dynamics 365, are you ready to capture your share?

The market opportunity for SMB SaaS business applications is projected to be $16.8 Billion*. As a result, Microsoft partners are looking to add, or expand, their Dynamics practice. Not only is Dynamics increasing the partner opportunity, but it also is helping to increase the “customer stickiness” factor. By expanding value-add to customers, partners are experiencing…
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Why “ARE” Microsoft Partners joining SCA to support their growth in 2021?

It’s really pretty simple. After 33 years in the business applications partner “business”, our Stratos Cloud Alliance (SCA) team truly understands the challenges Microsoft CSP Indirect Resellers face, and our partner programs reflect that. Not all partners are in the same place, require the same level of enablement or support, or have the same resource…
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What is all the hype about Microsoft Power Platform?

Microsoft Power Platform is gaining traction faster than ever before. But what is it exactly? Microsoft Power Platform helps analyze data, build solutions, automate processes, and create virtual agents. Microsoft Power Platform includes Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents. Power BI provides data analytics and insights so that users can make…
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Which comes first Utilization or Growth?

Many of our Stratos Cloud Alliance (SCA) partners have shared horror stories of their initial experiences of building a Microsoft Dynamics 365 practice. Before coming to SCA they had plans for aggressive growth, but after one too many uncomfortable experiences trying to solve their customer’s business challenge, unsuccessfully, they pulled back on their growth efforts.…
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Attention Microsoft CSP Direct Bill Partners: We’ve Got Your Back!

Microsoft announced last week that CSP Direct Bill Partners, in addition to all the other program prerequisites, will be on the hook for $300K in annual revenue in 2021. This new requirement is shaking up the CSP community, as many Direct CSPs have come to the realization that their current business model does not support…
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Velosio’s Stratos Cloud Alliance Partner Services Named a Microsoft ISV Development Center

Stratos Cloud Alliance Partner development team helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) create solutions and applications that extend functionality to meet customer requirements. COLUMBUS, OH (PRWEB) OCTOBER 16, 2020 Velosio, a technology partner specializing in business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies and larger enterprises, has been named a Microsoft ISV Development Center, which provides third-party…

VELOSIO Achieves the 2020/2021 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications

Velosio is honored by Microsoft for achieving outstanding sales achievement and innovation. COLUMBUS, OH — JULY 28, 2020 — Velosio, a technology partner specializing in business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies and larger enterprises, has achieved the prestigious 2020/2021 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. This makes the 25th consecutive year Velosio has…