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Compare our offerings for partners

The Microsoft Cloud Partner Program delivers offerings to help you thrive. Find the best fit for your business.

Achieve more through the Cloud Partner Program

Build and sell services to drive success for you and your customers

As a partner, explore offerings that support how you grow and deploy high-performing, customer-centric services solutions. Get more from our technology ecosystem with a Microsoft Action Pack. Highlight your capabilities in areas with high demand by attaining Solutions Partner designations. Further prove your expertise with specializations or by joining the Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) program. You know your goals. We know how to help you achieve them.

For services partners

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Offerings overview

How we help Program member Action Pack Solutions Partner Specialization/Expert
Simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits

Help and support requests

Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits
Build solutions and services

Azure credits and Visual Studio subscriptions1

Not applicable Some benefits More benefits NEW! Most benefits NEW!

Microsoft 365 and Office products1

Not applicable Some benefits More benefits NEW! Most benefits NEW!

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power BI products1

Not applicable Not applicable More benefits NEW! Most benefits NEW!
Accelerate growth and consumption

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits

Co-sell eligibility2

Some benefits Some benefits More benefits Most benefits

Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox and marketing consultations3

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits Most benefits

Technical Pre-sales and Deployment Services4

Not applicable 5 advisory hours 50 advisory hours and unlimited technical presales assistance 50 advisory hours and unlimited technical presales assistance
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards5

Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits

Incentives programs6

Not applicable Not applicable Eligibility criteria for select partner incentives Eligibility criteria for select partner incentives
Unlock incremental product support

Cloud incidents

Not applicable Not applicable Unlimited Signature Product Support incidents Unlimited Signature Product Support incidents

On-premises incidents

Not applicable 10 Microsoft Product Support incidents 20 Microsoft Product Support incidents 20 Microsoft Product Support incidents
Annual fee No fee {MPNMAPS}* $3,100* No fee (above Solutions Partner fee)

For services partners

Offerings overview

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Solutions Partner
Simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits

Help and support requests

Most benefits
Build solutions and services

Azure credits and Visual Studio subscriptions1

More benefits NEW!

Microsoft 365 and Office products1

More benefits NEW!

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power BI products1

More benefits NEW!
Accelerate growth and consumption

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits

Co-sell eligibility2

More benefits

Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox and marketing consultations3

Most benefits

Technical Pre-sales and Deployment Services4

50 advisory hours and unlimited technical presales assistance
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards5

Most benefits

Incentives programs6

Eligibility criteria for select partner incentives
Unlock incremental product support

Cloud incidents

Unlimited Signature Product Support incidents

On-premises incidents

20 Microsoft Product Support incidents
Annual fee $3,100*
Specialization/Expert
Simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits

Help and support requests

Most benefits
Build solutions and services

Azure credits and Visual Studio subscriptions1

Most benefits NEW!

Microsoft 365 and Office products1

Most benefits NEW!

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power BI products1

Most benefits NEW!
Accelerate growth and consumption

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits

Co-sell eligibility2

Most benefits

Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox and marketing consultations3

Most benefits

Technical Pre-sales and Deployment Services4

50 advisory hours and unlimited technical presales assistance
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards5

Most benefits

Incentives programs6

Eligibility criteria for select partner incentives
Unlock incremental product support

Cloud incidents

Unlimited Signature Product Support incidents

On-premises incidents

20 Microsoft Product Support incidents
Annual fee No fee (above Solutions Partner fee)
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Get additional support

Discover the benefits of end-to-end managed support plans for both established and growth-minded businesses.

View full details of the Solutions Partner benefits and requirements.

These tables are intended for general information purposes only as a high-level overview of Microsoft partner benefits. Program information herein is subject to change and should not be interpreted as an offer, endorsement, guarantee, commitment, or any other type of representation on the part of Microsoft. Full details and requirements are set forth and subject to applicable program guide(s) and partner agreement(s).

1Product offers/SKUs and respective quantities are variable across designations, and illustrations are not representative of guaranteed benefit amounts. Terms and conditions apply. Full details are set forth in Partner Center and applicable program guides.

2Co-sell program eligibility is dependent on other criteria and is subject to change. Co-sell eligibility does not guarantee participation in the program or a set level of leads or opportunities. Terms and conditions apply.

3Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox asset and marketing consultation use is limited by a set number of points to be activated within the platform. Terms and conditions apply.

4Conditions and eligibility requirements apply.

5Marketplace Rewards eligibility requires a solution or service to be published on Microsoft AppSource or Azure Marketplace. Eligibility criteria are subject to change.

6Other eligibility criteria apply. Incentives program information is subject to change. Full details and program requirements are set forth and subject to the applicable program guide and agreement. Visit the Partner Incentives section of the site for more information.

*Local prices and currencies may vary. Additional taxes and fees may apply.

Purpose-built for independent software vendors (ISVs)

Build, migrate, and extend solutions across the Microsoft Cloud—faster—to sell them to millions of customers worldwide

Whether you’re building your first app or selling established software through the Microsoft commercial marketplace, we have what you need to tap into our cloud platform and technology investments. Startups can join Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub, which provides tools, guidance, and startup-friendly offers from Microsoft partners. By joining the ISV Success Program, access best-in-class tools to accelerate innovation and bring your solutions to more customers.

For ISV partners

Offerings overview

How we help Program member Founders Hub ISV Success
Expert guidance and simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits

Help and support requests

Most benefits

Azure standard support plan

Azure standard support plan

1:1 app consultations1

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits

1:1 marketplace listing optimization session1

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits
Build solutions

Azure credits1

Not applicable Most benefits Most benefits

GitHub Enterprise subscription1

Not applicable Most benefits Most benefits

Visual Studio Enterprise subscription1

Not applicable Most benefits Most benefits

Dynamics 365 Sales, Field Service and Customer Service partner sandbox1

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits

Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription1

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits

Power BI Pro1

Not applicable Most benefits Not applicable

OpenAI credits1

Not applicable Most benefits Not applicable
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards2

Most benefits Not applicable Most benefits

Azure credits that grow with you1

Not applicable Most benefits Not applicable

Access to increased support as you grow1

Not applicable Most benefits Not applicable
Accelerate growth

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits Most benefits Most benefits

Curated content for ISVs

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits

Virtual and community events

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits

Join the community

Not applicable Not applicable Most benefits

For ISV partners

Offerings overview

Program member
Expert guidance and simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits

Help and support requests

Most benefits

1:1 app consultations1

Not applicable

1:1 marketplace listing optimization session1

Not applicable
Build solutions

Azure credits1

Not applicable

GitHub Enterprise subscription1

Not applicable

Visual Studio Enterprise subscription1

Not applicable

Dynamics 365 Sales, Field Service and Customer Service partner sandbox1

Not applicable

Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription1

Not applicable

Power BI Pro1

Not applicable

OpenAI credits1

Not applicable
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards2

Most benefits

Azure credits that grow with you1

Not applicable

Access to increased support as you grow1

Not applicable
Accelerate growth

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits

Curated content for ISVs

Not applicable

Virtual and community events

Not applicable

Join the community

Not applicable
Founders Hub
Expert guidance and simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits

Help and support requests

Azure standard support plan

1:1 app consultations1

Not applicable

1:1 marketplace listing optimization session1

Not applicable
Build solutions

Azure credits1

Most benefits

GitHub Enterprise subscription1

Most benefits

Visual Studio Enterprise subscription1

Most benefits

Dynamics 365 Sales, Field Service and Customer Service partner sandbox1

Not applicable

Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription1

Not applicable

Power BI Pro1

Most benefits

OpenAI credits1

Most benefits
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards2

Not applicable

Azure credits that grow with you1

Most benefits

Access to increased support as you grow1

Most benefits
Accelerate growth

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits

Curated content for ISVs

Not applicable

Virtual and community events

Not applicable

Join the community

Not applicable
ISV Success
Expert guidance and simplified onboarding

Training and enablement resources

Most benefits

Help and support requests

Azure standard support plan

1:1 app consultations1

Most benefits

1:1 marketplace listing optimization session1

Most benefits
Build solutions

Azure credits1

Most benefits

GitHub Enterprise subscription1

Most benefits

Visual Studio Enterprise subscription1

Most benefits

Dynamics 365 Sales, Field Service and Customer Service partner sandbox1

Most benefits

Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription1

Most benefits

Power BI Pro1

Not applicable

OpenAI credits1

Not applicable
Get rewarded for success

Marketplace Rewards2

Most benefits

Azure credits that grow with you1

Not applicable

Access to increased support as you grow1

Not applicable
Accelerate growth

Digital Marketing Content OnDemand

Most benefits

Curated content for ISVs

Most benefits

Virtual and community events

Most benefits

Join the community

Most benefits
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Get additional support

Discover the benefits of end-to-end managed support plans for both established and growth-minded businesses.

These tables are intended for general information purposes only as a high-level overview of Microsoft partner benefits. Program information herein is subject to change and should not be interpreted as an offer, endorsement, guarantee, commitment, or any other type of representation on the part of Microsoft. Full details and requirements are set forth and subject to applicable program guide(s) and partner agreement(s).

1Product offers/SKUs and respective quantities are variable, and illustrations are not representative of guaranteed benefit amounts. Terms and conditions apply. Full details are set forth in Partner Center and applicable program guides.

2Marketplace Rewards eligibility requires a solution or service to be published on Microsoft AppSource or Azure Marketplace. Eligibility criteria are subject to change.