Product Update - Updated device management from the Migration Dashboard

By Bern Clark on Aug 18, 2016

Desktop management is an ongoing challenge for any IT Manager. A primary benefit of moving to the Cloud is the reduction of IT infrastructure management costs, and many of the benefits of newer Microsoft operating systems and Office Pro Plus have been in the simplification of desktop and device management. It’s exciting to be part of the technology that is bringing these advances to business around the world with Office 365.

Managing end-users’ desktop devices when migrating email to Office 365 is an often-overlooked overhead in an Office 365 migration project. In order to successfully...

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Product Update - Migrations Now Processed in Local Data Centers

By Brad Younge on Aug 1, 2016

To provide a better Office 365 migration experience for partners and their customers around the world, we recently released the ability to process data migrations in local data centers.

This feature may be especially valuable for customers that are sensitive to the prospect of any of their Mailbox data passing though US borders.

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Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 Recap from SkyKick

By Chike Farrell on Jul 29, 2016

Fast-paced, Inspiring, Exciting, Connected

Those are a few of the words that come to mind when thinking about the experience for Team SkyKick over the 4 days we spent at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2016.

With just over a week passing since the conclusion of this immense event, here is a walk-through of our team's awesome time connecting with partners throughout the event.  

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Cloud Backup Tips and Tricks - Admin Credential-Bulk Restores-Customer Access

By Florn Berbeneciuc on Jul 25, 2016

Our Technical Account Managers love chatting with Partners around the globe, so we get loads of insight and feedback into how our tools are being used. And we want to contribute to the SkyKick blog often to pass along that knowledge.

I've seen SkyKick Cloud Backup adoption skyrocket since we launched it 8 months ago. It's exciting to hear partners love the product - and that it's helped save time and money for their customers again and again. We hear that backing up Office 365 Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business is often a first step for Partners to drive their business into the...

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Syndication apps are LIVE - Resources to help you start self-service migrations to O365 and back ups of O365 data right from your website

By Sonam Saxena on Jul 12, 2016

Our Syndicated Apps went live last week and it's been a great launch so far. I'm here at WPC 2016 in Toronto and have been overwhelmed with positive feedback from Partners.

If you haven't heard, SkyKick syndicated apps let you put SkyKick white-label migration to Office 365 and backup of Office 365 applications on your website for an empowered e-commerce experience and a great way to enable self-service or assisted-service scenarios for your customers.

These free apps were created to help increase partner revenue opportunities and operational efficiencies. While the syndicated apps enable...

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Back up Office 365 Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Case Studies - B-FortyOne and Cohn Consulting

By Greg Bobgan on Jun 30, 2016

We're excited to share two new case studies that look at how actual partners are selling SkyKick Cloud Backup for Office 365 to back up Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.

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Product Update - New Outlook Assistant Capabilities - Retry and Uninstall

By Bern Clark on Jun 28, 2016

Exciting news out of the Migration Suite team this week! There are some new features for the SkyKick Outlook Assistant that we're excited to share. We are providing partners the capability to retry Outlook reconfiguration when the Outlook Assistant encounters an error and to uninstall all Outlook Assistant devices once the migration is complete.

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Check out the State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud Infographic

By Chike Farrell on Jun 28, 2016

Decisions, decisions.

Whether you're born in the cloud or transforming your IT solutions business to focus on cloud, you face a wave of big decisions around should you invest, where to invest, and how you should go to market.

That's why we conducted the State of the Office 365 cloud study, an effort designed to help IT partners understand the massive size of the opportunity to move US SMBs to the Office 365 cloud.

And we get that in a time-pressed world, you might not have had the time yet to read the entire study, so here's an infographic that gives you a quick sense of what our research...

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Major SkyKick cloud platform updates allow IT pros to extend and build cloud management solutions

By Evan Richman on Jun 22, 2016

We have big news!

Today we announced in the press a major evolution to our cloud management platform, and we're excited to share this news with you here on our blog.

For as long as we've existed, our relentless focus has been on enabling IT solution providers to succeed in the cloud. First, we worked hard to ensure that partners could move their customers to the cloud in a more efficient, low-risk, highly automated way with the SkyKick Migration Suites.

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Microsoft's WPC conference kicks off in July and we will be there

By Chike Farrell on Jun 16, 2016

Thousands of Microsoft partners will soon be flocking to Toronto, Canada to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) on July 10-14, 2016. SkyKick will be there as a Gold Sponsor, and as always, we can't wait to connect with you, our partners, during the week.

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