Every year,Microsoft Ignite—our flagship event for IT implementers, developers, and technical decision makers—provides world-class training that enables our partners and customers to learn how to achieve maximum value with Microsoft technologies. This week Microsoft Ignite was hosted as an all-virtual event for the first time, which allowed us to connect with this global network of partners and customers like never before.
This added connection comes at the perfect time, as we all continue to navigate a business landscape that has been perpetually reshaped throughout the year. While the past several months have held their challenges, I’ve been inspired to see how our partners have stepped up to develop innovative solutions and services that meet the evolving needs of their customers.
Regardless of where your organization is currently focused, we’re committed to supporting you as you deliver outstanding experiences for your clients. This week,Microsoft unveiled several new updatesthat will be particularly relevant to the Microsoft Partner Network and our customers. While we’ll dive into some of these developments in upcoming blog posts—like ourcybersecurity announcements, which include updates for Microsoft Defender and Compliance Manager—I’ve pulled together just a few of the key announcements that were made this week, including: