Midmarket Solution Provider

Demonstrate to midmarket businesses your expertise in their infrastructure, needs, and costs. Differentiate your business and receive access to internal-use software licenses and become eligible for limited Signature Cloud Support.

This competency is scheduled for retirement. Learn more about the competency that would be the best fit for your business.

 

Microsoft products associated with this competency

 

Benefits

Silver

Gold

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

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

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

Silver
Gold
Access 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
Eligible for limited Signature Cloud Support
Silver
Gold

Silver

Gold


Option 1—Two people each must pass one of the following exams:

Option 2—One person must pass the following exam:

And, one person must pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University learning paths link.

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.

Option 1—One person must pass the following certification:

And, two people each must pass two of the following exams:

Option 2—Two people each must pass three of the following exams:

Option 3 –Two people must hold the following certifications:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University learning paths link.

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.


Your organization must have three customer references from within the previous 12 months you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.

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.

Your organization must have five customer references from within the previous 12 months you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.

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

Option 1—Two people each must pass one of the following exams:

Option 2—One person must pass the following exam:

And, one person must pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University learning paths link.

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

Option 1—One person must pass the following certification:

And, two people each must pass two of the following exams:

Option 2—Two people each must pass three of the following exams:

Option 3 –Two people must hold the following certifications:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University learning paths link.

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

Your organization must have three customer references from within the previous 12 months you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.

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

Your organization must have five customer references from within the previous 12 months you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.

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

Option 1—Two people each must pass one of the following exams:

Option 2—One person must pass the following exam:

And, one person must pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University learning paths link.

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

Option 1—One person must pass the following certification:

And, two people each must pass two of the following exams:

Option 2—Two people each must pass three of the following exams:

Option 3 –Two people must hold the following certifications:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University learning paths link.

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

Your organization must have three customer references from within the previous 12 months you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.

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

Your organization must have five customer references from within the previous 12 months you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.

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

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

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

Silver
Gold
Access 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
Eligible for limited Signature Cloud Support
Silver
Gold

Midmarket Solution Provider resources

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