Volume Licensing

Be the trusted expert for acquiring and managing software licenses with Microsoft Volume Licensing solutions and services. Differentiate your business and receive Volume Licensing promotions, Microsoft Agreements, incentives, and more.

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Microsoft products associated with this competency

All Microsoft products
 

Benefits

Silver

Gold

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

Stay up to date with the latest news, business opportunities, training courses, and more, including Get Licensing News
Compare licensing options for Volume Licensing programs and Microsoft Software Assurance for Volume Licensing
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services
Increase your services revenue by offering Software Assurance Planning Services to your customers
Add Volume Licensing promotions to your campaigns to improve sales
Use Microsoft Agreements to electronically activate Volume Licensing agreements

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

Earn incentives for selling and fulfilling Microsoft Volume Licensing Open program licenses


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

Silver
Gold
Stay up to date with the latest news, business opportunities, training courses, and more, including Get Licensing News
Silver
Gold
Compare licensing options for Volume Licensing programs and Microsoft Software Assurance for Volume Licensing
Silver
Gold
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services
Silver
Gold
Increase your services revenue by offering Software Assurance Planning Services to your customers
Silver
Gold
Add Volume Licensing promotions to your campaigns to improve sales
Silver
Gold
Use Microsoft Agreements to electronically activate Volume Licensing agreements
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

Earn incentives for selling and fulfilling Microsoft Volume Licensing Open program licenses
Silver

Gold

Silver

Gold


Two people each 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.

Four people each must pass one of the following exams:

Two of these people each must obtain the following agreements:

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 that feature how, 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 submit five customer references that feature how, 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

Two people each 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

Four people each must pass one of the following exams:

Two of these people each must obtain the following agreements:

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 that feature how, 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 submit five customer references that feature how, 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

Two people each 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

Four people each must pass one of the following exams:

Two of these people each must obtain the following agreements:

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 that feature how, 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 submit five customer references that feature how, 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

Stay up to date with the latest news, business opportunities, training courses, and more, including Get Licensing News
Compare licensing options for Volume Licensing programs and Microsoft Software Assurance for Volume Licensing
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services
Increase your services revenue by offering Software Assurance Planning Services to your customers
Add Volume Licensing promotions to your campaigns to improve sales
Use Microsoft Agreements to electronically activate Volume Licensing agreements

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

Earn incentives for selling and fulfilling Microsoft Volume Licensing Open program licenses


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

Silver
Gold
Stay up to date with the latest news, business opportunities, training courses, and more, including Get Licensing News
Silver
Gold
Compare licensing options for Volume Licensing programs and Microsoft Software Assurance for Volume Licensing
Silver
Gold
Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services
Silver
Gold
Increase your services revenue by offering Software Assurance Planning Services to your customers
Silver
Gold
Add Volume Licensing promotions to your campaigns to improve sales
Silver
Gold
Use Microsoft Agreements to electronically activate Volume Licensing agreements
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

Earn incentives for selling and fulfilling Microsoft Volume Licensing Open program licenses
Silver

Gold

Volume Licensing resources

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