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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.

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Windows and Devices

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 Windows and Devices 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:

Windows and Devices Competency benefits
Silver
Gold

Receive Go-To-Market Services and technical enablement as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Desktop Deployment Planning Services
Build and sell great Windows devices with tools, content, and resources including:
  • OEM engineering, sales, and marketing assets on Device Partner Center
  • Syndicated sales and marketing programs through the Digital Commerce Program
Eligibility for incentives. Additional requirements will apply. Learn more about incentives
Priority Microsoft Referrals placement

Receive Go-To-Market Services and technical enablement as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Desktop Deployment Planning Services
Build and sell great Windows devices with tools, content, and resources including:
  • OEM engineering, sales, and marketing assets on Device Partner Center
  • Syndicated sales and marketing programs through the Digital Commerce Program
Eligibility for incentives. Additional requirements will apply. Learn more about incentives
Priority Microsoft Referrals placement

Receive Go-To-Market Services and technical enablement as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Deepen customer relationships by becoming a provider of Desktop Deployment Planning Services
Build and sell great Windows devices with tools, content, and resources including:
  • OEM engineering, sales, and marketing assets on Device Partner Center
  • Syndicated sales and marketing programs through the Digital Commerce Program
Eligibility for incentives. Additional requirements will apply. Learn more about incentives
Priority Microsoft Referrals placement