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Microsoft Cloud OS resources for US partners

​There are more applications, more devices, and now, more data than ever—all driven by the rise of cloud computing and the use of cloud services. The Microsoft Cloud OS allows IT to rapidly build and deploy apps, flexibly manage IT services, and support real-time analytics across all forms of data.

Use our Cloud OS overview video and presentation to start the customer conversation and orient your customers to the Microsoft Cloud OS vision and explain how the underlying technologies—Windows Server, System Center, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, and Windows Intune—can help you cloud-optimize your business today.


Then, use the resources on this page that are aligned to the four areas of customer needs that are addressed by Cloud OS solutions, and organized by the stages of the sales cycle.


Transform the datacenter

Windows Server, System Center, and Microsoft Azure can help your customers respond to the changing needs of their businesses with the power of a hybrid cloud infrastructure. Learn more about the modern datacenter.

  

Sales readiness Technical readiness
MPN Competency learning paths
MPN Competency learning paths
Product training

 

Product training
 
 
Microsoft Certifications
IT Pro and Developer Centers

 

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Unlock insights on any data

Empower your customers with robust business intelligence (BI) tools to get business insights faster and easier. With SQL Server and familiar tools like Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint, you can help your customers get more out of a valuable company asset—data. Learn more about data insights.

  

Sales readiness Technical readiness
MPN Competency learning paths
MPN Competency learning paths
Products learning paths
 
Gear Up Sales Advisors for SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, Application Platform, and more
Microsoft Certifications
IT Pro and Developer Centers

 

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Enable modern business applications

Boost the impact of existing applications and of new applications built to meet customer needs. Quickly extend applications with new capabilities and deploy them on multiple devices. With Visual Studio, Windows Server, SQL Server, System Center, and Application Lifecycle Management tools, applications can live and move wherever your customers want. Learn more about modern business applications.

  

Sales readiness Technical readiness
Sales Specialist accreditations
MPN Competency learning paths
MPN Competency learning paths
Products learning paths
Products learning paths
Gear Up Sales Advisors for Application Platform, Windows Server, and more
Microsoft Certifications
IT Pro and Developer Centers

 

Generate demand Increase sales velocity Deployment tools and programs

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Empower people-centric IT

People-centric IT enables each person supported in your customer’s business to work from virtually anywhere on the device of their choice. Windows Server, System Center, and Windows Intune provide a consistent way to manage and protect it all. Learn more about people-centric IT.

  

Sales readiness Technical readiness
MPN Competency learning paths
MPN Competency learning paths
Products learning paths
Products learning paths
 
Gear Up Sales Advisors for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, System Center, Windows Intune, and more
Microsoft Certifications
IT Pro and Developer Centers

 

Generate demand Increase sales velocity

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