As Microsoft Inspire + Ready kicked off yesterday with a two-hour Corenote (in practice the keynote) at the massive T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Pexip was also ready to go at one of this year’s most important conferences.
The combined Inspire + Ready conference - where Inspire is for Microsoft partners and Ready is for the company’s employees - shares a joint “Hub” expo floor. The Hub has a large area set aside for Microsoft’s partners to showcase themselves, and at the same time presents every aspect of Microsoft’s products and services.
Inspire + Ready is also the arena for hundreds, if not thousands, of training sessions, breakout presentations, and keynotes relevant to its attendees - which, according to expectations, count as many as 41,000 people over the week it happens.
Of course, as a strategic Microsoft Partner, Pexip is at Inspire + Ready with a strong team, a booth in the expo, and multiple engagement activities with both Microsoft and its partners.
Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner at Microsoft, opened and led the Corenote through more than two hours. One Commercial Partner, or OCP, is the name of Microsoft’s partner programs, and encompasses both its go-to-market and resale channel partners and systems integrators, as well as its ISVs (Independent Software Vendor), where Pexip is found.
Microsoft really understands the value of partnerships. The Corenote was entirely dedicated to talking about partnerships, and how partnerships enable everyone to achieve more. Microsoft is very clear about the fact that its success to a large extent depends on its partners. Schuster talked about joint successes, celebrated the Microsoft Partner of the Year winners, demonstrated innovative uses of Microsoft technology at customer sites, and looked at its FY2020 priorities.
Microsoft Teams is, together with security, on top of that list, and driving usage and adoption is a high priority for the company.
This aligns perfectly the Pexip product mix, where our Cloud Video Interop for Microsoft Teams is a major driver for the acceptance of Microsoft Teams in large organizations.
Read more about Pexip for Microsoft Teams here.