direct to indirect csp

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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Deliver Time Tracking Automation and Expanded Inventory Management to Your SMB ProServ Clients

In April, Stratos Cloud reviewed how partners can leverage Advanced Projects by Progressus for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to meet their professional services industry and project-based prospect requirements and win more business.  With our deep resources and subject matter experts, the Stratos Cloud team helps partners deliver an integrated solution for project management, billing and inventory management to their SMB professional services prospects and customers so they can stay ahead of the competition leveraging Microsoft’s…
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Go Vertical with Stratos Cloud Alliance

To begin to answer the question of why it is important to go vertical, we need to first understand what that means. “Going vertical” refers to businesses specializing in a niche by offering services and products that cater to and fulfill the requirements of a particular industry. So, why go vertical? Because of the opportunity.…
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Advanced Projects for Dynamics 365 Business Central – Now Offers Intercompany

Advanced Projects by Progressus and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central delivers an integrated solution to the professional services industry by addressing industry requirements with project management, billing, and inventory management functionalities. Advanced Projects is a single, cloud-based solution that provides what professional services companies need, including robust business management functionality such as financial management and…
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Stratos Cloud Alliance Continues to Accelerate Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Value

Stratos Cloud Alliance, a Microsoft Indirect CSP Provider who specializes in Dynamics 365, is also a certified Microsoft ISV Development Center. Our development team brings fresh and innovative thinking to support ISVs and our partners in realizing value faster when creating solutions and applications that extend functionality to meet customer requirements.  On April 19th, 2021,…
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Directions North America 2021 – the Conference for Microsoft Dynamics SMB Partners – is a Wrap!

Last week the Directions North America conference, the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central event driven by Partners – for Partners, was held “virtually”. The three-day event included keynote speakers, exciting announcements and more. Were you unable to attend?  Read on as our team at Stratos Cloud Alliance shares what they took away from the event.…
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Advanced Projects from Progressus for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

“How Partners can Leverage Advanced Projects to Meet the Professional Services Industry and Project-based Prospect Requirements to Win more Business” The professional services industry is changing. Buyer behavior has shifted dramatically and there is a greater commoditization of traditional services. Due to these market pressures, business decision-makers are looking for ways to increase revenue, improve…
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Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery (NOT related to Oscar Wilde!)

Stratos Cloud Alliance’s partner model, no experience required. Wow. As I was catching up on partner channel news I was shocked at what I was reading. My first thought – was our marketing team cloned? When I reached out to inquire, imagine my utter surprise to discover our marketing team celebrating. Celebrating! That immediately spiked…
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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…
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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…
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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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