Posts Tagged ‘Cloud Service Providers’

All You Need to Know about the New Microsoft Partner Agreement for CSP partners

Friday, October 25th, 2019

The latest Microsoft Partner Agreement is the talk of the town. Guess CSPs all over the world are eager to know what Microsoft has mentioned this time. The latest obligations have to be accepted by all organizations under the CSP program no later than January 31st, 2020 to stay onboard with the Microsoft CSP program.

Microsoft has proposed the agreement based on a few valid reasons like simplifying the contracting procedure, clarifying and distinguishing roles and responsibilities in reference to regulatory requirements and to ensure there’s transparency for Microsoft and Microsoft partner network.

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Good News for CSPs: Microsoft has announced the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) and it’s just awesome as expected

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

For all the CSPs out there: Here’s good news. Microsoft has announced a public preview of its Windows Virtual Desktop which features cross-devices multi-session windows 10 along with Office 365 ProPlus virtual desktop experience. Now Cloud Service Providers can extend their services and offer the benefits of Desktop as a service to their clients. Not only Windows Virtual Desktop offers a simplified experience for management, but also supports Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. An Active Azure subscription is all you require to get your hands on this preview. Sounds interesting? We have more for you. Businesses can run multiple windows 10 sessions over a single virtual machine.

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Why is Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) gaining popularity

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

 

Desktop as a Service

Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) you heard it right. No, it’s not the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure that we are talking about today, its Desktop-As-a-Service. With technology innovating the norms around us, Desktops are offered as a Service too!

So, what exactly is DaaS? In reality, Desktop-as-a-Service is kind of virtual computing where employees are able to access their desktop environment on any device and it is stored in the cloud. Hence, the work environment along with data is available for access from anywhere!

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The Latest Change in Microsoft Cloud Agreement and how it can affect Cloud Business

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Ever more often, Microsoft updates the Microsoft Cloud Agreement. Up gradations in the agreement have an effect of how Cloud Service Providers do business? Resellers under CSP’s need to take few steps to meet the new requirements set by Microsoft under the updated agreement.

CSPs now have to provide confirmation regarding the acceptance of MCA from the customers, before CSPs and resellers can place order of Microsoft Products and Services.

The new process

In the Partner dashboard, there exists a new addition to assist Microsoft Partners to better comply with new requirements. A Partner Center API is introduced along with the dashboard to provide information to partners. Partners have been required to adhere to confirmation from customer about the acceptance of this agreement on all transactions. Microsoft validates the format of emails after which the partner needs to correct the information if any piece of information is found incorrect.

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