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See which partner offer is right for you

Explore and compare the ways we can help you learn, build, compete, and grow.

Enhance your partnership even further with a Microsoft Action Pack

A Microsoft Action Pack unlocks additional resources to help you continue building and developing solutions and services, including five advisory hours with a Partner Technical Consultant, access to Microsoft Action Pack product licenses, up to ten product support incidents, the chance to be listed in the Microsoft partner directory, and unlimited access to virtual and instructor-led technical courses and certifications. It's the path forward in your partner journey.

First, join Microsoft Partner Network

The gateway to all benefits of Microsoft partnership is joining the Partner Network. All partners get access to a complete package of business guidance, training, and marketing tools at no cost; plus you’ll have the option of unlocking even richer benefits.

Make the most of your membership

Becoming a member of the partner network gives you a standard baseline of benefits. Then, depending on your business needs and goals, consider a Microsoft Action Pack, silver or gold competency, advanced specialization, or Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) program.

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Microsoft Action Pack

Get hands-on with Microsoft tech, support, and marketing tools.

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Competencies

Demonstrate your product capabilities and access comprehensive higher levels of delivery and support.

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Advanced specializations

Differentiate your business by demonstrating higher levels of delivery and support.

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Expert MSP programs

For our most capable MSP partners, these programs provide extra resources to help you drive digital transformation.

Compare the benefits that can help speed your time to market

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
Go to the Microsoft partner directory Standard Find customers faster with referrals from Microsoft. Co-sell with Microsoft to discover a powerful way to differentiate your business and accelerate your sales cycle.
Standard
Find customers faster with referrals from Microsoft.
Co-sell with Microsoft to discover a powerful way to differentiate your business and accelerate your sales cycle.
Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-serve digital marketing resources. See marketing content and programs tailored for Silver Competency partners. See marketing content and programs tailored for Gold Competency partners.
  • Business profile optimization and referral management
  • Market with Microsoft
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-serve digital marketing resources.
  • Business profile optimization and referral management
  • Market with Microsoft
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-serve digital marketing resources.
  • Business profile optimization and referral management
  • Market with Microsoft
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-serve digital marketing resources.
See marketing content and programs tailored for Silver Competency partners.
  • Business profile optimization and referral management
  • Market with Microsoft
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-serve digital marketing resources.
See marketing content and programs tailored for Gold Competency partners.
  • Business profile optimization and referral management
  • Market with Microsoft
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox

Enablement, Technical presales and deployment services, Product Licenses, and Technical support

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency

To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table and the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center, see benefits, - learn more 
Benefits activation

Not available until you purchase Microsoft Action Pack

To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table and the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center, see benefits, - learn more 
Benefits activation

Not available until you purchase Microsoft Action Pack

To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table and the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center, see benefits, - learn more 
Benefits activation

To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table and the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center, see benefits, - learn more 
Benefits activation

To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table and the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center, see benefits, - learn more 
Benefits activation

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency

Use Microsoft Product Support incidents to get technical support for recent on-premises products - learn more

Benefits activation

Not applicable until you purchase Microsoft Action Pack

10 product support incidents

15 product support incidents

20 product support incidents

Use Microsoft Product Support incidents to get technical support for recent on-premises products - learn more

Benefits activation

Not applicable until you purchase Microsoft Action Pack

Use Microsoft Product Support incidents to get technical support for recent on-premises products - learn more

Benefits activation

10 product support incidents

Use Microsoft Product Support incidents to get technical support for recent on-premises products - learn more

Benefits activation

15 product support incidents

Use Microsoft Product Support incidents to get technical support for recent on-premises products - learn more

Benefits activation

20 product support incidents

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency

Use Microsoft Signature Cloud Support to get technical support for Cloud products

Cloud competencies get Unlimited support. Non Cloud competencies get 5 for Silver and 10 for Gold membership  - learn more

Benefits activation

Not available until you earn a competency Not applicable until you earn a competency


5 or unlimited support incidents


10 or unlimited support incidents

Use Microsoft Signature Cloud Support to get technical support for Cloud products

Cloud competencies get Unlimited support. Non Cloud competencies get 5 for Silver and 10 for Gold membership  - learn more

Benefits activation

Not available until you earn a competency

Use Microsoft Signature Cloud Support to get technical support for Cloud products

Cloud competencies get Unlimited support. Non Cloud competencies get 5 for Silver and 10 for Gold membership  - learn more

Benefits activation

Not applicable until you earn a competency

Use Microsoft Signature Cloud Support to get technical support for Cloud products

Cloud competencies get Unlimited support. Non Cloud competencies get 5 for Silver and 10 for Gold membership  - learn more

Benefits activation


5 or unlimited support incidents

Use Microsoft Signature Cloud Support to get technical support for Cloud products

Cloud competencies get Unlimited support. Non Cloud competencies get 5 for Silver and 10 for Gold membership  - learn more

Benefits activation


10 or unlimited support incidents

Your investment

Requirements
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
Partner requirements Sign up for membership. Pay the annual subscription fee. To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Pass required exams and skill validation.
  • Meet performance requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Pass required exams and skill validation.
  • Meet performance requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Annual fee No cost 340 €* 1 200 €* 3 100 €*
Partner requirements
Sign up for membership.
Annual fee
No cost
Partner requirements
Pay the annual subscription fee.
Annual fee
340 €*
Partner requirements
To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Pass required exams and skill validation.
  • Meet performance requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Annual fee
1 200 €*
Partner requirements
To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Pass required exams and skill validation.
  • Meet performance requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Annual fee
3 100 €*
*Additional taxes and fees may apply.

It’s time to move your Microsoft Partner Network membership

If your organization has been invited to move your Microsoft Partner Network program membership to Partner Center, make the move as soon as possible. That way, you can renew your Microsoft Action Pack or competency as well as activate your benefits.

Enhance your membership with Microsoft Action Pack

Learn more about Microsoft Action Pack, a portfolio of software, support, and services to help you further build innovative cloud solutions, empower your teams, and optimize your cloud practice.