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Jumpstart your managed services business

Connect with indirect providers who can help you market your products and services.

Seize the CSP opportunity

The Cloud Solution Provider program helps you go beyond reselling licenses to being more involved in your customer’s business.

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Deeper engagement

When you meet with customers monthly, you will get an insider’s view of their business and uncover new sales opportunities.

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Increased profitability

Open new revenue streams by providing Microsoft online services and outsourcing billing and support to indirect providers.

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Added value

Because you are partnering with Microsoft, you can package solutions with our industry-leading products.

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Managed services

As the cloud market continues to soar, you will be well positioned to meet customer demand for managed services.

Get started as an indirect reseller

Follow these steps to connect with indirect providers and jumpstart your managed services business.

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Step 1: Join the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN)

Join the MPN and get an ID number you’ll use to enroll in CSP.

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Step 2: Sign up

Enroll your business in the CSP program.

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Step 3: Find an indirect provider

Connect with an indirect provider who can also help you with support and billing.

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Go to market faster with Solution Workspace

In just a few minutes you can start using our tailored task list and get connected with curated information and resources specifically selected to help you build a practice or application.

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Already have services and support?

If you can provide customers with cloud services, support, and billing services, you can apply to be a CSP direct bill partner.

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Get credit for your cloud performance

See how to qualify for special incentives and opportunities by driving cloud subscriptions through partner association mechanisms.

Capitalize on the cloud with CSP

With the 73 percent of CIOs estimated to embrace a cloud-first strategy in 2018, the opportunity to grow your business is here. Learn the value of the CSP program and how it helps you own customer relationships.

Expand your business with CSP

Enrolling in CSP opens your business to new growth opportunities. Check out three ways you can supplement your bottom line.

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Access managed services

From establishing long-term agreements to predicting customer costs and revenue streams, see how managed services is a win-win.

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Establish your edge with IP

Intellectual property is a powerful way to differentiate your business and boost your profitability opportunity.

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Enhance your business with incentives

Find out how to onboard to the incentives platform and earn funds for selling select Microsoft products.

Discover what is coming

Check in for the latest updates to the CSP program, including agreements, price lists, offers, and guides.

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