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All Roads Lead to Cloud: D365 Business Central and What it Means for Partners

The Microsoft Dynamics channel has entered the “One Commercial Partner” era with disruptions brought on by cloud and new market demands. As Microsoft adapts to these changes, all roads in Microsoft’s map now seem to lead toward the cloud. The market, and therefore Microsoft, are demanding resellers become “Modern” partners. This means Partners need to […]

Webinar: Meeting the Microsoft FY19 Challenge Solutions and Strategies for Dynamics Partners

The landscape for Dynamics Partners is rapidly changing with new challenges to come in FY19. How will you navigate this very disruptive period? Join Dave Wallen & me June 14 @12pm EST as we survey the current partner landscape, define the challenges, and introduce a variety of ways partners can succeed for years to come. Sign Up […]

May 2018 Newsletter – FastTrack, New Webinar, Sales Blitz

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Whitepaper: Making Money With Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Get your free whitepaperMaking Money with Dynamics 365 All Roads Lead to Cloud: As cloud technology continues to take over the entire IT landscape, Microsoft needs to obtain greater share of the customer IT spend in order be profitable, as do Microsoft Partners. So, all roads in Microsoft’s map now seem to lead to the […]

Getting Started with Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Sandbox Environment

If you depend on Microsoft Dynamics products to generate revenue and want to start developing for Dynamics 365 Business Central, it is important to understand the different options that are available. Microsoft resellers and ISV can either choose to run a sandbox environment deployed as a Dynamics 365 Business Central service, or a container-based image […]

Acerra Enterprises is SCA’s Latest Alliance Partner

Stratos Cloud Alliance (SCA) has partnered with Acerra Enterprises to deliver Dynamics 365, Office 365, Azure and other Microsoft and ISV products in the cloud. Acerra Enterprises joined Stratos Cloud Alliance, an Indirect Microsoft Cloud Service Distributor specializing in Dynamics 365, to better deliver a suite of cloud based Microsoft products, announced SCA today. Learn […]

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New Requirements For 1-Tier Cloud Service Providers

Our Marketing Director, Dave Wallen, recently sat down with MS Dynamics World to discuss some of the latest changes to Microsoft’s 1-Tier Cloud Service Provider (CSP) requirements. Under the current partnering model, only 1-Tier CSPs are able to directly sell Microsoft cloud solutions like Dynamics 365 to clients. Checkout our whitepaper “Demystifying Microsoft’s Cloud Service […]

Stratos Management Portal Upgrade – New Features

Monday we released the latest upgrade to Stratos Management Portal, version 4.8.  Management Portal 4.8 includes some exciting enhancements and brand new features. With Stratos Management Portal our partners are able to start transacting on Microsoft cloud products like D365, 365 and Azure in days. To learn more about accelerated ISV and Partner paths to […]

April 2018 Newsletter – FastTrack, New Webinar, Sales Blitz

You have probably heard that Microsoft released Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly Tenerife) this month. To help partners understand the Business Central opportunity, we are hitting the road in just a couple of weeks for the SCA Roadshow 2018.