Category: Dynamics 365 Partners

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Staying Relevant Through CSP

Microsoft has been committed to its cloud-first, mobile-first transformation for years and the recent rollout of the One Commercial Partner (OCP) Program enables the next phase of that transformation for Microsoft’s business solutions channel. One Commercial Partner unifies Microsoft’s partner teams under a single program. OCP is solely dedicated to helping Partners sell Microsoft Azure,…
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Dynamics Channel Changes: Adapting & Staying Profitable in the One Commercial Partner Era

Until recently, Microsoft’s channel-facing organization had been relatively stable for years. Lately, the channel has seen major changes to Microsoft’s partnering model, creating hurdles for some partners, but these changes have been necessary for Microsoft to keep pace with competitors and meet new market demands. As the push to be at the leading edge of…
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