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The Microsoft Partner Network offers partners a plethora of resources, and our reservoir of tools and tips, new releases and big improvements continues to grow all the time.

To keep you updated on all of the new and improved tools we know you’ll want to check out—and valuable tips and tricks you may have forgotten about—here are our current recommended resources:

1. Maximize your partnership with the new MPN 101 video series.

Learn to make the most of your partnership with us with these 12 short videos. Discover the many resources available to help you grow your cloud business, how to keep your team current on the latest and greatest solutions with Partner University, why it’s important to be your customers’ Digital Partner of Record and how to go about it, and much more.

2. Leverage the Xamarin platform for faster, simpler app development.

Xamarin may now be part of your IUR program benefits. Access best-in-class development tools for building native, cross-platform apps for Android, iOS, and Windows devices. Gold and Silver competency partners and Microsoft Action Pack subscribers now have access to powerful features and technologies to help you build great apps, even faster. Need some training on developing for mobile? Gold and Silver competency partners and Microsoft Action Pack subscribers can also explore select Xamarin training courses found on the MSDN subscriber portal.

3. Identify paths to profitability with the new Microsoft sponsored IDC eBooks.

Download the first eBook in The Modern Microsoft Partner Series, Part 1: The Booming Cloud Opportunity, an IDC eBook sponsored by Microsoft, and take a deep dive into industry insights on building profitability in the cloud. Learn about what your customers want from cloud solutions, how they’re buying, and how much they may be planning to spend, then get started mapping your own path for maximizing the opportunities of cloud. Don’t forget to check out the Cloud Partner Profitability page on the portal for even more resources and updates on upcoming IDC eBooks.

What MPN resources are you using now that you think should be highlighted on our “Recommended resources”? Be sure to tell your fellow Microsoft Partners and us about the tools and tips you’ve found particularly valuable on Facebook or Twitter.

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