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Compare the benefits for your membership

Make the most of your membership

Explore additional Microsoft partner programs and associated benefits, and choose the one that's right for your business.

Microsoft Action Pack

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

Solutions partner designation

Demonstrate your organization's broad services-solution capabilities aligned to customer needs and the Microsoft Cloud.

Advanced specializations

Further differentiate your organization's deep expertise in specific technical scenarios aligned to the Microsoft Cloud.

Azure Expert Managed Services Provider

Demonstrate your organization's deep expertise providing managed services across the end-to-end lifecycle for Azure customers.
Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs

Co-sell and Microsoft partner directory or finder tools

Standard access to partner finder tools Standard access to partner finder tools

Eligibility for co-sell-ready status to expand your customer footprint by creating sales strategies and account plans through better-together selling

Additional differentiation in partner finder tools and discoverability for co-sell aligned to the area(s) of specialization or expertise

Standard access to partner finder tools
Standard access to partner finder tools

Eligibility for co-sell-ready status to expand your customer footprint by creating sales strategies and account plans through better-together selling

Additional differentiation in partner finder tools and discoverability for co-sell aligned to the area(s) of specialization or expertise

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs

Marketing content, technology, and services that help you accelerate your time to market, generate demand, and expand your business

Access to self-serve digital marketing resources: 
  • Digital Marketing Content OnDemand: Select, customize, and share content across your social media accounts and email list.
  • Assess your geo-expansion readiness: See if you’re ready to expand in other geographies. Includes free 30-minute consultation.
  • Ready-to-go marketing assets: Download free, customizable marketing and sales resources (data sheets, presentations, and other tools).
Access to self-serve digital marketing resources: 
  • Digital Marketing Content OnDemand: Select, customize, and share content across your social media accounts and email list.
  • Assess your geo-expansion readiness: See if you’re ready to expand in other geographies. Includes free 30-minute consultation.
  • Ready-to-go marketing assets: Download free, customizable marketing and sales resources (data sheets, presentations, and other tools).
All self-serve digital marketing resources, plus:
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox: Online platform providing a personalized marketing plan and a set of easy-to-build, high-quality, co-branded materials in 10 languages.
  • How to Market with Microsoft Consultation: Learn how to co-market with Microsoft through easy-to-follow recommendations from a marketing specialist to accelerate your marketing efforts and get to market faster.

All solutions partner benefits

Marketing content, technology, and services that help you accelerate your time to market, generate demand, and expand your business

Access to self-serve digital marketing resources: 
  • Digital Marketing Content OnDemand: Select, customize, and share content across your social media accounts and email list.
  • Assess your geo-expansion readiness: See if you’re ready to expand in other geographies. Includes free 30-minute consultation.
  • Ready-to-go marketing assets: Download free, customizable marketing and sales resources (data sheets, presentations, and other tools).

Marketing content, technology, and services that help you accelerate your time to market, generate demand, and expand your business

Access to self-serve digital marketing resources: 
  • Digital Marketing Content OnDemand: Select, customize, and share content across your social media accounts and email list.
  • Assess your geo-expansion readiness: See if you’re ready to expand in other geographies. Includes free 30-minute consultation.
  • Ready-to-go marketing assets: Download free, customizable marketing and sales resources (data sheets, presentations, and other tools).

Marketing content, technology, and services that help you accelerate your time to market, generate demand, and expand your business

All self-serve digital marketing resources, plus:
  • Partner Go-To-Market Toolbox: Online platform providing a personalized marketing plan and a set of easy-to-build, high-quality, co-branded materials in 10 languages.
  • How to Market with Microsoft Consultation: Learn how to co-market with Microsoft through easy-to-follow recommendations from a marketing specialist to accelerate your marketing efforts and get to market faster.

Marketing content, technology, and services that help you accelerate your time to market, generate demand, and expand your business

All solutions partner benefits

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs

Learn about Microsoft co-branding

Standard partner label Microsoft solutions partner label Microsoft solutions partner label and certified letter that displays the specialization(s) you have earned

Learn about Microsoft co-branding

Learn about Microsoft co-branding

Standard partner label

Learn about Microsoft co-branding

Microsoft solutions partner label

Learn about Microsoft co-branding

Microsoft solutions partner label and certified letter that displays the specialization(s) you have earned
Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs

To review all product benefits (formerly ‘IUR’) available, refer to the links to the right in the table or sign in to Partner Center.


Please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table.


Please refer to the solutions partner benefits guide.


Please refer to the solutions partner benefits guide [only available with solutions partner benefits].

To review all product benefits (formerly ‘IUR’) available, refer to the links to the right in the table or sign in to Partner Center.

To review all product benefits (formerly ‘IUR’) available, refer to the links to the right in the table or sign in to Partner Center.


Please refer to the Microsoft Action Pack license table.

To review all product benefits (formerly ‘IUR’) available, refer to the links to the right in the table or sign in to Partner Center.


Please refer to the solutions partner benefits guide.

To review all product benefits (formerly ‘IUR’) available, refer to the links to the right in the table or sign in to Partner Center.


Please refer to the solutions partner benefits guide [only available with solutions partner benefits].

Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs

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

Benefits activation

10 product support incidents 20 product support incidents All solutions partner benefits

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

Benefits activation

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

Benefits activation

10 product support incidents

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

Benefits activation

20 product support incidents

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

Benefits activation

All solutions partner benefits
Benefits
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs

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

Benefits activation

Unlimited support incidents All solutions partner benefits

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

Benefits activation

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

Benefits activation

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

Benefits activation

Unlimited support incidents

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

Benefits activation

All solutions partner benefits

Your investment

Requirements
Network
Microsoft Action Pack
Solutions partner
Specialization and expert programs
Partner requirements Sign up for membership Pay the annual subscription fee

To receive solutions partner benefits, partners must:

  • Meet the solutions partner eligibility requirements. Learn more.
  • Elect not to receive the legacy benefits.**
  • Pay the annual fee.**

To attain the specialization and/or expert program benefits, partners must:

  • Meet the solutions partner eligibility requirements and elect to receive solutions partner benefits. Learn more.
  • Meet the specialization and/or expert program eligibility requirements.
Annual fee No fee $475* $4,730* No additional fee (above solutions partner fee)
Partner requirements
Annual fee
No fee
Partner requirements
Pay the annual subscription fee
Annual fee
$475*
Partner requirements

To receive solutions partner benefits, partners must:

  • Meet the solutions partner eligibility requirements. Learn more.
  • Elect not to receive the legacy benefits.**
  • Pay the annual fee.**
Annual fee
$4,730*
Partner requirements

To attain the specialization and/or expert program benefits, partners must:

  • Meet the solutions partner eligibility requirements and elect to receive solutions partner benefits. Learn more.
  • Meet the specialization and/or expert program eligibility requirements.
Annual fee
No additional fee (above solutions partner fee)

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

**For new partners, the fee to attain a solutions partner designation is the same as that for gold competencies: an annual fee of $4,730 (or equivalent; local fees vary). For existing partners with a competency that are eligible for solutions partner designations, the required annual fee is based on the benefits selected and is due at the existing anniversary date. If the benefits for solutions partners are selected, the partner will pay an annual fee of $4,730 (or equivalent; local fees vary) aligned to the gold competency fee; or if the legacy benefits are selected to be retained, the partner will pay a fee aligned to legacy silver/gold competency fees (local fees vary). Details are subject to change.

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 in and subject to applicable program guides and partner agreements.

Review the legacy Compare Offers page.