Intelligent Systems

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Benefits

Silver

Gold

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Eligible for a discount on a business modelling session with Tellus International (Application track only)
20% discount
30% discount

Access to internal-use software licenses (in addition to those you receive as part of your core partner benefits) for products related to this competency

Intelligent Systems brand
WE product tiles and Windows Embedded Partner visual identity to differentiate your device solution(s)
Invitations to join the Intelligent Systems Yammer community forum to facilitate P2P connections
Online training and readiness materials to help partners move to the cloud and hybrid environments, and deliver intelligent systems solutions, such as the Intelligent System Design and Deployment Training Course
WE Developer Tools and Componentized Runtime Software
Partner Practice Enablement Kit for Intelligent Systems
Corporate and Regional Partner incentives, as available
Eligible for invitations to Intelligent Systems summits where Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunity insights are shared and industry conferences
Consideration for MPN and WPC awards and recognition
Industry specific and Internet of Things (IoT) campaign assets
Eligible for facilitated or supported demand generation activities and referrals from the BG field
Participation in Industry specific case studies and success stories
Partner Marketing communications and PR support
Eligible for early adopter program(s), as available
Preferred status for showcase opportunities

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Silver
Gold
Eligible for a discount on a business modelling session with Tellus International (Application track only)
Silver
20% discount
Gold
30% discount

Access to internal-use software licenses (in addition to those you receive as part of your core partner benefits) for products related to this competency

Silver
Gold
Intelligent Systems brand
Silver
Gold
WE product tiles and Windows Embedded Partner visual identity to differentiate your device solution(s)
Silver
Gold
Invitations to join the Intelligent Systems Yammer community forum to facilitate P2P connections
Silver
Gold
Online training and readiness materials to help partners move to the cloud and hybrid environments, and deliver intelligent systems solutions, such as the Intelligent System Design and Deployment Training Course
Silver
Gold
WE Developer Tools and Componentized Runtime Software
Silver
Gold
Partner Practice Enablement Kit for Intelligent Systems
Silver
Gold
Corporate and Regional Partner incentives, as available
Silver
Gold
Eligible for invitations to Intelligent Systems summits where Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunity insights are shared and industry conferences
Silver
Gold
Consideration for MPN and WPC awards and recognition
Silver
Gold
Industry specific and Internet of Things (IoT) campaign assets
Silver
Gold
Eligible for facilitated or supported demand generation activities and referrals from the BG field
Silver
Gold
Participation in Industry specific case studies and success stories
Silver
Gold
Partner Marketing communications and PR support
Silver
Gold
Eligible for early adopter program(s), as available
Silver
Gold
Preferred status for showcase opportunities
Silver
Gold

Independent Software Vendor path

Silver

Gold


One person must pass the following assessment:

And, your organization must have one product or application that has passed one of the following application tests:

  • Silver competency test for SharePoint
  • Silver SQL Server 2012 Data Platform Test Server BI 2012 Platform Ready Test
  • Silver SQL Server BI 2012 Platform Ready
  • Competency test for Windows 8
  • Silver competency test for Microsoft Azure
  • Silver competency test for Windows Phone 8

Qualifying gold application tests are also valid toward earning the Silver Intelligent Systems competency.

Qualifying applications include developed and marketed, packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. Custom-written applications not meant for resale do not qualify.

Use Microsoft Platform Ready to find more details about application tests.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Two people each must pass the following assessment:

And, your organization must have one product or application that has passed one of the following application tests:

  • Gold competency test for SharePoint
  • Gold SQL Server 2012 Data Platform Test
  • Gold SQL Server BI 2012 Platform Ready
  • Competency test for Windows 8
  • Gold competency test for Microsoft Azure
  • Gold competency test for Windows Phone 8

Qualifying applications include developed and marketed, packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. Custom-written applications not meant for resale do not qualify.

Use Microsoft Platform Ready to find more details about application tests.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Three customer references from at least two separate customers related to the implementation of an intelligent systems solution with the related deployment of industry devices running a Windows Embedded OS.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Five unique customer references related to the implementation of an intelligent systems solution with the related deployment of industry devices running a Windows Embedded OS.

Your company must use the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index survey to measure performance and help drive customer satisfaction.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.


Silver

One person must pass the following assessment:

And, your organization must have one product or application that has passed one of the following application tests:

  • Silver competency test for SharePoint
  • Silver SQL Server 2012 Data Platform Test Server BI 2012 Platform Ready Test
  • Silver SQL Server BI 2012 Platform Ready
  • Competency test for Windows 8
  • Silver competency test for Microsoft Azure
  • Silver competency test for Windows Phone 8

Qualifying gold application tests are also valid toward earning the Silver Intelligent Systems competency.

Qualifying applications include developed and marketed, packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. Custom-written applications not meant for resale do not qualify.

Use Microsoft Platform Ready to find more details about application tests.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Gold

Two people each must pass the following assessment:

And, your organization must have one product or application that has passed one of the following application tests:

  • Gold competency test for SharePoint
  • Gold SQL Server 2012 Data Platform Test
  • Gold SQL Server BI 2012 Platform Ready
  • Competency test for Windows 8
  • Gold competency test for Microsoft Azure
  • Gold competency test for Windows Phone 8

Qualifying applications include developed and marketed, packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. Custom-written applications not meant for resale do not qualify.

Use Microsoft Platform Ready to find more details about application tests.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Silver

Three customer references from at least two separate customers related to the implementation of an intelligent systems solution with the related deployment of industry devices running a Windows Embedded OS.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Gold

Five unique customer references related to the implementation of an intelligent systems solution with the related deployment of industry devices running a Windows Embedded OS.

Your company must use the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index survey to measure performance and help drive customer satisfaction.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.


Silver

One person must pass the following assessment:

And, your organization must have one product or application that has passed one of the following application tests:

  • Silver competency test for SharePoint
  • Silver SQL Server 2012 Data Platform Test Server BI 2012 Platform Ready Test
  • Silver SQL Server BI 2012 Platform Ready
  • Competency test for Windows 8
  • Silver competency test for Microsoft Azure
  • Silver competency test for Windows Phone 8

Qualifying gold application tests are also valid toward earning the Silver Intelligent Systems competency.

Qualifying applications include developed and marketed, packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. Custom-written applications not meant for resale do not qualify.

Use Microsoft Platform Ready to find more details about application tests.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Gold

Two people each must pass the following assessment:

And, your organization must have one product or application that has passed one of the following application tests:

  • Gold competency test for SharePoint
  • Gold SQL Server 2012 Data Platform Test
  • Gold SQL Server BI 2012 Platform Ready
  • Competency test for Windows 8
  • Gold competency test for Microsoft Azure
  • Gold competency test for Windows Phone 8

Qualifying applications include developed and marketed, packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. Custom-written applications not meant for resale do not qualify.

Use Microsoft Platform Ready to find more details about application tests.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Silver

Three customer references from at least two separate customers related to the implementation of an intelligent systems solution with the related deployment of industry devices running a Windows Embedded OS.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Gold

Five unique customer references related to the implementation of an intelligent systems solution with the related deployment of industry devices running a Windows Embedded OS.

Your company must use the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index survey to measure performance and help drive customer satisfaction.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Services path

Silver

Gold


One person must pass the following assessment:

One person must pass one of the following exams:

Another person must pass one of the following exams:

Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Two people each must pass the following assessment:

Two people each must pass one of the following:

  • MCSE: Data Platform
  • MCSE: Business Intelligence
  • MCSD: Web Apps
  • MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5
  • MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#
  • MCSE: SharePoint
  • MCSE: Server Infrastructure
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
  • MCSD for SharePoint Applications
  • MCPD: Windows Developer 4
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Two people each must pass two of the following:

Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple gold competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Three Intelligent Systems customer references with the related deployment of industry devices with any of the following Microsoft Windows Embedded product versions:

  • Windows Embedded Standard, Industry, Compact, POSReady or Handheld Family
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2008 for Embedded Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems

After a reference has been approved by both your customer and Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing the competency for up to two years.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Five customer references from at least two separate customers with the related deployment of industry devices with any of the following Microsoft Windows Embedded product versions:

  • Windows Embedded Standard, Industry, Compact, POSReady or Handheld Family
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2008 for Embedded Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems

Your company must use the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index survey to measure performance and help drive customer satisfaction.

After a reference has been approved by both your customer and Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing the competency for up to two years.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.


Silver

One person must pass the following assessment:

One person must pass one of the following exams:

Another person must pass one of the following exams:

Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Gold

Two people each must pass the following assessment:

Two people each must pass one of the following:

  • MCSE: Data Platform
  • MCSE: Business Intelligence
  • MCSD: Web Apps
  • MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5
  • MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#
  • MCSE: SharePoint
  • MCSE: Server Infrastructure
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
  • MCSD for SharePoint Applications
  • MCPD: Windows Developer 4
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Two people each must pass two of the following:

Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple gold competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Silver

Three Intelligent Systems customer references with the related deployment of industry devices with any of the following Microsoft Windows Embedded product versions:

  • Windows Embedded Standard, Industry, Compact, POSReady or Handheld Family
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2008 for Embedded Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems

After a reference has been approved by both your customer and Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing the competency for up to two years.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Gold

Five customer references from at least two separate customers with the related deployment of industry devices with any of the following Microsoft Windows Embedded product versions:

  • Windows Embedded Standard, Industry, Compact, POSReady or Handheld Family
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2008 for Embedded Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems

Your company must use the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index survey to measure performance and help drive customer satisfaction.

After a reference has been approved by both your customer and Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing the competency for up to two years.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.


Silver

One person must pass the following assessment:

One person must pass one of the following exams:

Another person must pass one of the following exams:

Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Gold

Two people each must pass the following assessment:

Two people each must pass one of the following:

  • MCSE: Data Platform
  • MCSE: Business Intelligence
  • MCSD: Web Apps
  • MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5
  • MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#
  • MCSE: SharePoint
  • MCSE: Server Infrastructure
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
  • MCSD for SharePoint Applications
  • MCPD: Windows Developer 4
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Two people each must pass two of the following:

Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple gold competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Silver

Three Intelligent Systems customer references with the related deployment of industry devices with any of the following Microsoft Windows Embedded product versions:

  • Windows Embedded Standard, Industry, Compact, POSReady or Handheld Family
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2008 for Embedded Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems

After a reference has been approved by both your customer and Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing the competency for up to two years.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Gold

Five customer references from at least two separate customers with the related deployment of industry devices with any of the following Microsoft Windows Embedded product versions:

  • Windows Embedded Standard, Industry, Compact, POSReady or Handheld Family
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2008 for Embedded Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems

Your company must use the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index survey to measure performance and help drive customer satisfaction.

After a reference has been approved by both your customer and Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing the competency for up to two years.

Requests for a reference can be submitted through the Partner Membership Center.

Click here to see a sample customer reference email . Please note that Microsoft may not contact all of your submitted customer references, and some of these may be auto-approved by our system.

Benefits

Silver

Gold

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Eligible for a discount on a business modelling session with Tellus International (Application track only)
20% discount
30% discount

Access to internal-use software licenses (in addition to those you receive as part of your core partner benefits) for products related to this competency

Intelligent Systems brand
WE product tiles and Windows Embedded Partner visual identity to differentiate your device solution(s)
Invitations to join the Intelligent Systems Yammer community forum to facilitate P2P connections
Online training and readiness materials to help partners move to the cloud and hybrid environments, and deliver intelligent systems solutions, such as the Intelligent System Design and Deployment Training Course
WE Developer Tools and Componentized Runtime Software
Partner Practice Enablement Kit for Intelligent Systems
Corporate and Regional Partner incentives, as available
Eligible for invitations to Intelligent Systems summits where Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunity insights are shared and industry conferences
Consideration for MPN and WPC awards and recognition
Industry specific and Internet of Things (IoT) campaign assets
Eligible for facilitated or supported demand generation activities and referrals from the BG field
Participation in Industry specific case studies and success stories
Partner Marketing communications and PR support
Eligible for early adopter program(s), as available
Preferred status for showcase opportunities

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Silver
Gold
Eligible for a discount on a business modelling session with Tellus International (Application track only)
Silver
20% discount
Gold
30% discount

Access to internal-use software licenses (in addition to those you receive as part of your core partner benefits) for products related to this competency

Silver
Gold
Intelligent Systems brand
Silver
Gold
WE product tiles and Windows Embedded Partner visual identity to differentiate your device solution(s)
Silver
Gold
Invitations to join the Intelligent Systems Yammer community forum to facilitate P2P connections
Silver
Gold
Online training and readiness materials to help partners move to the cloud and hybrid environments, and deliver intelligent systems solutions, such as the Intelligent System Design and Deployment Training Course
Silver
Gold
WE Developer Tools and Componentized Runtime Software
Silver
Gold
Partner Practice Enablement Kit for Intelligent Systems
Silver
Gold
Corporate and Regional Partner incentives, as available
Silver
Gold
Eligible for invitations to Intelligent Systems summits where Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunity insights are shared and industry conferences
Silver
Gold
Consideration for MPN and WPC awards and recognition
Silver
Gold
Industry specific and Internet of Things (IoT) campaign assets
Silver
Gold
Eligible for facilitated or supported demand generation activities and referrals from the BG field
Silver
Gold
Participation in Industry specific case studies and success stories
Silver
Gold
Partner Marketing communications and PR support
Silver
Gold
Eligible for early adopter program(s), as available
Silver
Gold
Preferred status for showcase opportunities
Silver
Gold

Intelligent Systems resources

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