Cloud Perspectives

Being a great partner isn’t just about distributing software. We want to provide you with the latest and most relevant insights about the cloud, to make you the authority in the market.

Five takeaways from Directions EMEA 2019

Liam O’Brien
22 October 2019 | 2 min read
We were at Directions EMEA 2019 with thousands of other Dynamics developers, implementers and experts (and scooters) to network, collaborate and hear the latest news, updates and best practices from Microsoft.

Life beyond Sage - get connected, go modern

Westcoast Cloud
5 October 2019 | 2 min read
As the modern workplace demands connectivity, Chris Stewart-Smith looks at whether traditional software can keep up. If not, then where can businesses turn for support?

Reservations on Reserved Instances

Mitchell Gee
13 August 2019 | 5 min read
Paying upfront for ‘up to 72% cost savings versus pay-as-you-go’ is a no-brainer, right? Well, not always.

10 out of 10 for Windows 10?

Modern Workplace Team
12 August 2019 | 2 min read
Here, the Modern Workplace team look at the benefits of Windows 10 and some of the reasons why organisations should upgrade.

The new affordable IT future for schools

Chris Stewart-Smith
7 August 2019 | 6 min read
Just a few reasons why Microsoft Dynamics 365 is the perfect solution for schools, along with ways that resellers can actively engage, lead the conversation and help educational establishments succeed.

Microsoft ending support and the cloud opportunity

Daniel Tavares
24 July 2019 | 5 min read
Later in 2019, as well as throughout 2020, a range of major Microsoft products will reach the end of extended support. This means that products like SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 Professional and many more will no longer receive security updates.

Personalised experiences are the new business reality

Chris Stewart-Smith
2 July 2019 | 2 min read
Choice and competition continue to intensify across every aspect of commerce, causing customers to become ever more discerning. Chris Stewart-Smith explores how organisations can optimise engagement and keep customers coming back.

Embracing the Value of Partner IP

Westcoast Cloud
29 March 2019 | 3 min read
In today’s hyper-competitive market, you can gain success by developing solution sales that provide unique value to customers. It might sound obvious. But more businesses could – and should – be making more effort to differentiate themselves.

How to optimise your operations

Westcoast Cloud
2 March 2019 | 2 min read
Optimising operations in your business with intelligent processes can accelerate your responsiveness, improve services levels, and reduce costs – and who doesn’t want to achieve any of those benefits at the moment?