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Building Together in the Cloud

Learn how technology partners are innovating and expanding with Azure—and get insights on how to help your company do the same by becoming a Microsoft partner. 

Read the e-book, Building Together in the Cloud, to explore how five Azure technology partners have helped their customers embrace remote work, transform patient care, automate and secure remote quality inspection, and synchronize supply chains—all by partnering with Azure. 

Learn how to: 

  • Lower your operating costs, improve security and compliance, and increase agility. 
  • Grow your business by taking advantage of the growing demand for Azure-based solutions. 
  • Reach new customers around the world by connecting with 4 million monthly users in Azure Marketplace.

Migrating to Azure: A Resource Guide for Your Database Migration

Learn how to plan and implement a successful cloud migration strategy for your databases. Get tools, resources, and best practices to simplify your migration. See how other customers boosted performance and scalability and optimized costs with Azure. 

Read this e-book to learn how to: 

  • Develop the migration strategy that best suits your needs. 
  • Successfully move SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, NoSQL, and other databases to Azure.  
  • Simplify your migration with free tools like Azure Database Migration Service and SQL Server Migration Assistant. 
  • Optimize your database costs, performance, and security after migration to get the most from your investment.

5 Benefits of Migrating Your ASP.NET Apps to the Cloud

As global conditions and customer expectations change rapidly, innovation, efficiency, and resilience are more important than ever to your business. And while your organization’s on-premises ASP.NET applications provide value, they’ll limit your business’s ability to adapt and grow to give customers the experiences they expect.

In 5 Benefits of Migrating Your ASP.NET Apps to the Cloud, learn:

  • How moving your web applications and data to the cloud supports your business priorities. 
  • How migrating enables you to scale applications to meet customer demand, optimize costs, increase operational efficiencies, improve security, and ship new features faster.
  • How Azure services enable your organization to provide innovative solutions for your customers and prepare for the future. 

Read the e-book to discover efficient and cost-effective ways to host your applications and data in the cloud using Azure services. 

Packt Quickstart Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop

Learn how to set up a secure, remote desktop experience from anywhere using Windows Virtual Desktop. Plan, deploy, and optimize your virtual desktop environment to deliver Windows 10 desktops on any device—and reduce infrastructure costs.

Read the Packt Quickstart Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop to:

  • Plan for a successful deployment with technical configurations and steps to get started.
  • Explore the unique benefits of Windows Virtual Desktop, including advanced security and compliance features that help keep your apps and data secure.
  • Get troubleshooting tips and best practices.

Build a Competitive Edge with SaaS Apps

Discover new ways to innovate and stay ahead of your competitors with software as a service (SaaS) applications. Learn how to build SaaS apps that improve your agility, lower software ownership costs, and produce a scalable profit stream for your business.

Read the e-book, Build a Competitive Edge with SaaS Apps, to explore how to:

  • Easily develop SaaS applications that help you reduce your time to market and provide a more targeted and relevant user experience.
  • Build apps that are more secure, flexible, mobile, and capable of delivering deep business insights.
  • Improve your margins through value-added services built with powerful, modern capabilities like predictive analytics, machine learning, and cognitive services.

Differentiate Your Apps with Intelligent Technology

Keep your business competitive with innovative solutions and intelligent apps. Add AI capabilities to your apps that enable you to reach new markets—and more customers—with less time investment, fewer code changes, and no need to acquire new specialized data science skills.

Read our e-book, Differentiate Your Apps with Intelligent Technology: How Software Vendors are Using AI to Bring Greater Value to Customers, to find out how to build AI apps that provide a more targeted and relevant experience for your customers—and increase your margins as a result.

Learn how to use AI to help your customers:

  • Inspect and categorize massive data stores to make information searchable and accessible.
  • Create engaging, interactive training environments using enhanced, virtual, and augmented reality.
  • Improve the speed and accuracy of data entry.
  • Provide your field team members with up-to-date information and actionable insights.
  • Improve security and accelerate threat investigations while also taking precautions to protect data privacy.

Quickstart Guide to Windows Virtual Desktop

Learn how to set up a secure, remote desktop experience from anywhere using Windows Virtual Desktop. Plan, deploy, and optimize your virtual desktop environment to deliver Windows 10 desktops on any device—and reduce infrastructure costs.

Read this e-book to: 

  • Plan for a successful deployment with technical configurations and steps to get started.
  • Explore the unique benefits of Windows Virtual Desktop, including advanced security and compliance features that help keep your apps and data secure.
  • Get troubleshooting tips and best practices.

IoT signals report

 IoT Signals is the annual report designed to better serve our partners and customers and to help business leaders develop their own IoT strategies. In 2020, Microsoft commissioned Hypothesis Group, an insights, design and strategy agency, to execute the IoT Signals Edition 2 research including over 3,000 decision makers at enterprise companies across the US, UK, Germany, France, China and Japan who were currently involved in IoT. This global research included business decision makers (BDMs), IT decision makers (ITDMs) and developers from a range of industries such as manufacturing, retail/wholesale, oil and gas, healthcare and more. New this year, learn about emerging technology trends such as IoT edge, AI and Digital Twins.

Five Steps to Modernizing Your Data

Bring your customers cutting-edge capabilities like scalability, availability, and security—all for a lower total cost of ownership—with cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) applications.

Read our e-book, Five Steps to Modernizing Your Data: Creating SaaS Apps with the Microsoft Data Platform, to learn how to meet the growing market demand for cloud-based solutions, improve your margins, and reach more customers in new markets with a modern data platform.

Get guidance on how to:

  • Modernize your data platform as the first step in moving to SaaS.
  • Choose the best cloud provider for developing and hosting your apps.
  • Personalize your customers' journeys to provide the targeted and relevant experiences they have come to expect. 
  • Ensure security and compliance, regardless of what you’re building in the cloud.

An ISV’s Guide to Cloud Migrations

Grow your revenues, reach more customers in new markets and set your business apart from competitors with the right cloud migration strategy for your company’s needs.

Get tools, resources and guidance to help you migrate your existing apps to Azure with confidence. Read the e-book, An ISV’s Guide to Cloud Migrations, to see use cases and learn how software vendors improved their margins and their agility by partnering with Microsoft.

Download the e-book to:

  • Get help with deciding which cloud migration strategy is right for you: a “lift and shift” migration strategy with no code changes, or modernisation with a more comprehensive restructure.
  • See real-world examples from software companies that lowered their total cost of ownership, reduced time to market and reached a global audience with offerings built in the cloud.
  • Learn how to shorten sales cycles by becoming a Microsoft partner.
  • Discover ways to use intelligent features such as predictive analytics and data-driven insights to deliver rich, engaging user experiences and grow your customer base.