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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.

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
Standard Competency designation, prioritized listing, and the opportunity to connect with more customers through referrals. Competency designation, prioritized listing, and the opportunity to connect with more customers through referrals.
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Silver competency Competency designation, prioritized listing, and the opportunity to connect with more customers through referrals.
Gold competency Competency designation, prioritized listing, and the opportunity to connect with more customers through referrals.
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
  • Partner-to-partner marketing assets
  • Market with Microsoft
  • Partner collaboration platform
  • Co-branded marketing assets
  • Partner success story
  • Press release and editorial review
  • Partner-to-partner marketing assets and review
  • Co-branded social marketing assets
All members of the Microsoft Partner Network receive access to self-serve digital marketing resources.
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Silver competency See marketing content and programs tailored for Silver Competency partners.
Gold competency See marketing content and programs tailored for Gold Competency partners.
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  • Business profile optimization and referral management
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Gold competency
  • Partner-to-partner marketing assets
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Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
  • Market with Microsoft
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Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
  • Partner collaboration platform
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Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
  • Co-branded marketing assets
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Silver competency
Gold competency
  • Partner success story
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Gold competency
  • Press release and editorial review
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Microsoft Action Pack
Silver competency
Gold competency
  • Partner-to-partner marketing assets and review
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Gold competency
  • Co-branded social marketing assets
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Learn about Microsoft co-branding
Learn about Microsoft co-branding
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Technical enablement, licenses, and support

Benefits Network Microsoft Action Pack Silver competency Gold competency
  • Unlimited access to virtual instructor-led technical courses and certification preparation
  • Access to quarterly product updates and roadmap webinars
  • Unlimited technical presales assistance
  • Advisory hours with a partner technical consultant for architecture and deployment assistance
5 hours 20 hours 50 hours
  • Learning Plan consultations
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  • Unlimited access to virtual instructor-led technical courses and certification preparation
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Gold competency
  • Access to quarterly product updates and roadmap webinars
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Gold competency
  • Unlimited technical presales assistance
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  • Advisory hours with a partner technical consultant for architecture and deployment assistance
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Silver competency 20 hours
Gold competency 50 hours
  • Learning Plan consultations
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To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center to review your currently available product licenses.
To review all product license benefits available, please refer to the competency benefits table. Sign in to Partner Center to review your currently available product licenses.
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As a Microsoft Partner Network member, you have product support incidents included in your core benefits. To learn more, visit technical support.

10 product support incidents

15 product support incidents

20 product support incidents

As a Microsoft Partner Network member, you have product support incidents included in your core benefits. To learn more, visit technical support.

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10 product support incidents

Silver competency

15 product support incidents

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20 product support incidents

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Find out more about Signature Cloud Support.
Find out more about Signature Cloud Support.
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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
Network Sign up for membership.
Microsoft Action Pack Pay the annual subscription fee.
Silver competency To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Pass required exams and skill validation.
  • Meet performance requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Gold competency To attain a competency, partner must:
  • Pass required exams and skill validation.
  • Meet performance requirements.
  • Pay the annual fee.
Annual fee
Network No cost
Microsoft Action Pack 340 €
Silver competency 1 200 €
Gold competency 3 100 €