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We’re here to support you. Please read our blog post that includes the adjustments we’re making to programs and competencies to provide you more flexibility with your upcoming renewal.

Requirements

See the requirements for the competency options you’re interested in below. Partners will need to meet the competency performance requirements, validate required exams and skills each year, and pay the annual fee within their renewal window to retain their competency status and access to associated benefits.

Competency options

We’re updating exams for the Datacenter competency to help ensure you have the latest technical skills to serve your customers. Make sure you meet all current requirements so you can attain or renew this competency and access its benefits.

Benefits

Once you meet all the requirements and pay the fee, you can access these benefits:

Datacenter Competency benefits
Silver
Gold
Receive Go-To-Market Services and technical enablement as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership
Eligibility for the Microsoft Managed Reseller Incentive. Learn more about incentives
Signature Support
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Private Cloud, Management and Virtualization Deployment Planning Services (PVDPS)
Access the Microsoft Partner Server and Cloud site for exclusive content and resources to help you win new deals and deliver projects successfully
Receive Go-To-Market Services and technical enablement as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership
Eligibility for the Microsoft Managed Reseller Incentive. Learn more about incentives
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Private Cloud, Management and Virtualization Deployment Planning Services (PVDPS)
Access the Microsoft Partner Server and Cloud site for exclusive content and resources to help you win new deals and deliver projects successfully
Receive Go-To-Market Services and technical enablement as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership
Eligibility for the Microsoft Managed Reseller Incentive. Learn more about incentives
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Private Cloud, Management and Virtualization Deployment Planning Services (PVDPS)
Access the Microsoft Partner Server and Cloud site for exclusive content and resources to help you win new deals and deliver projects successfully