SQL Server 2016 is here!

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SQL Server 10% Cash Back partner incentive ends June 30, 2016

Just a few weeks left to take advantage of the cashback incentive for sales of SQL Server Standard and SQL Server Premium Open licenses to SMB Commercial customers that runs from March 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016. Incentives will only be paid on sales that occur after you successfully register and is limited to the first 400 partners to apply. So ensure you register before the sale and don't leave money on the table. WW Open Premier partners are not eligible for this incentive.

Key dates to be aware of:

March 1, 2016: Incentive start date and portal live date for registration
June 30, 2016: Incentive end date
August 2016: Approximately two months post end of promotion payouts will begin

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Donuts and Data

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Donuts and Data: Celebrating National Donut Day and SQL Server 2016

Happy National Donut Day! People all over the country are celebrating this delicious day by eating a variety of donuts.  Managed Solution joined in on the fun by providing donuts for the office, including cream filled, old fashioned, and even some donuts with colorful sprinkles. What's a sweet treat that won't make you run on the treadmill all night? Data made easy with the new SQL Server 2016.
SQL Server 2016 is much more than a database – it is the data management and business analytics platform for intelligent applications that can tackle any data project for any application. SQL Server 2016 is the only database that is born in the cloud. It is the summation of capabilities we released first in Microsoft Azure, where they are already being used in millions of production databases.
Watch this video to learn more about how SQL Server 2016 is transforming businesses with data:

Now that you've learned a little bit more about SQL Server 2016 and data, it's time to treat yourself to a donut - after all it is a holiday!

Managed Solution’s Team has the experience and expertise to architect SQL database and reporting systems tailored for your environment. Contact us for more information 800-307-0296


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44 New Features in the Power BI Desktop September Update

44 New Features in the Power BI Desktop September Update

The Power BI Desktop September updates were recently announced. As you can see on the title of the blog post, this is a massive update to the product, with 44 (yes, forty-four!) new features spread across Report Authoring, Data Modeling, Data Sources and Data Transformation capabilities. In average, this represents almost two new features per working day since the previous update.

See the full report of new features.