30 June 2022

June 2022 Monthly News

June is here, and we’ve got plenty of cloud-related news below for you to check out. As always, give us a shout if you have any questions.

Legacy CSP renewals: no more deadline

Partners, you can now renew your CSP subscriptions on the legacy platform indefinitely! Microsoft have scratched the 11 July deadline. Although they’re still encouraging partners to switch to NCE, your commercial seat-based subscriptions will continue to be auto-renewed in CSP for the foreseeable future.

To find out more, check out this Microsoft announcement. And if you need any further support, get in touch via our NCE centre – we’re always happy to help.

The NCE discount isn’t over – yet

Today is the last day that Microsoft is price matching new commerce seat-based offers with CSP. After today, they’re upping the cost of monthly-term NCE SKUs. We recommend that you take advantage of this discount while you can. After all, you’re going to have to switch to NCE eventually – so why not save money in the process?

For more information, drop us a line at microsoft@westcoastcloud.co.uk.

Your own Microsoft bodyguard

With more attack surfaces and less secure devices, hybrid working has brought new and growing security risks for small- and medium-sized businesses. In response, Microsoft has announced the launch of Defender for Business for Microsoft 365 Business and Premium customers.

If you ask us, a ‘Microsoft Defender’ sounds like a bit like a superhero – and it’s not far off.

Get protected

It’s time to get inspired…

Microsoft’s Inspire event is back! It’s their largest partner conference of the year, taking place on 19–20 July. Microsoft leaders will be speaking about multicloud security platforms that you can offer your customers. And they’ll show you how to sell hybrid workplace solutions that support collaboration. So be sure to register for this unmissable opportunity.

Register now

Microsoft Entra to the rescue!

Your customers are trying to secure their people, machines, apps, devices and data – often with a bunch of disjointed solutions. That sounds like a nightmare – but the good thing is, you can help. Microsoft Entra is the all-new product family that makes cybersecurity simple. Find out how selling it could benefit your customers and your business.

Learn more

Ring ring, Microsoft calling…

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” And that’s certainly true when it comes to Microsoft. Whether it’s Azure, Modern Workplace, CSP licensing or incentives, expanding your knowledge and skills can help boost your revenue. Join Microsoft Community Calls and discover all the latest technologies and strategies that can turbocharge your business.

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