• Cloud Solution Provider program for hosting partners

    • Complement your existing hosted offers with Microsoft Online Services. Review our partner resources and guidance to plan, build, and go to market through the CSP program.

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What’s New

Get an overview of the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program

The cloud opportunity is huge, and Microsoft wants to help you go after it with us. The Cloud Solution Provider program allows you to sell Microsoft cloud services along with your own offerings and services.

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Get to know the Microsoft CSP Program and how to Grow your business on the Microsoft Cloud

The CSP program is a profitable way to sell Microsoft cloud services, including Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn exactly how the program works.

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Why join?

The Cloud Solution Provider program allows you to sell Microsoft cloud services along with your own offerings and services

• Create a customer offer, set the price, and own the billing terms

• Integrate service offerings with Microsoft cloud services

• Stay at the center of the Microsoft cloud customer lifecycle

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New Offers Available

New! Announcing CSP Cloud Power Up Offers

The CSP Cloud Power Up suite of incentives for Resellers (Direct & Resellers) and Indirect Providers are available now. CSP Cloud Power Up incentives are designed to help you boost profitability, increase customer adoption of cloud services, sell more premium SKUs, and cross sell new cloud services.

Between February 1 and June 30, 2017, enrolled Direct & Reseller service providers can earn up to $50,000 USD and Indirect service providers up to $500,000 USD for eligible sales of Microsoft Office 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Dynamics 365, and Azure. This offer is eligible for CSP licenses only.

To qualify:
Registration for CSP Cloud Power Up incentives is required for eligibility. Sign up on the registration portal here for Indirect Providers’ or here for Resellers’. If you have questions, reach out to your Microsoft representative today. Or send an inquiry to the CSP Cloud Power Up Team (cspcloudpowerup@microsoft.com) for full terms and conditions of these offers.

Getting ready for CSP

Recommended CSP readiness and resources for hosting and cloud services partners

Review this list of highly rated resources for onboarded partners in the CSP program.

1. New to CSP? Learn more about CSP basics:

Explore your opportunity in the cloud

How can I participate in CSP

What's required in CSP

Already onboarded? Learn about CSP at Partner Center.

2. Learn about the CSP partner requirements and incentives

3. Get ready to sell

Sales and marketing

Billing and invoicing

Providing customer service and support

CSP tools for customer lifecycle management

Learn about cloud marketing and Microsoft cloud products and services.

Learn how billing and subscriptions work in the CSP model- including how Microsoft invoices you, the partner, and how you can invoice your end customer.

As a CSP partner, you are required to provide support to your end customers. Learn more about support requirements and how Microsoft will support you.

Understand an overview of Microsoft provided tools like Partner Center online portal and APIs to create differentiated customer experience and manage your CSP business.

• Leverage the Smart Partner Marketing resources

• Learn about what products / services you can sell within CSP

• Review the CSP pricing lists to view all available offers in CSP (log in required)

• Watch the billing and invoicing overview video

• Review the billing model details

• Learn how to read the Microsoft-to-Partner CSP bill with the billing how-to

• Leverage resources for partners to enable end-customer billing

• Understand the requirements outlined in the support overview

• Watch the support overview video

• Access the Partner Center online portal

Read or watch the Partner Center overview and set up your Partner Center account

• Watch the Partner Center overview video

CSP readiness materials by topic

End-customer billing and subscriptions
Microsoft-to-partner billing and subscriptions
End-customer support
Microsoft-to-partner support
Partner Center
Automation and integration (APIs)
Migration and deployment
Sales and marketing

Develop and launch your CSP offers

Marketing resources for offer development

Office 365


Enterprise Mobility Suite

Branding resources

Cloud Solution Provider case studies

Cloud Solution Provider program case studies

See how other partners have grown since joining the Cloud Solution Provider program.

DanDomainDatapipeLumen21CRM Norge
Danish hosting firm joins cloud program, boosts cloud customer volume 60 percentDatapipe matches client needs to cloud solutionsLumen21 expands managed services into security to create a service niche for itself in the cloudCRM Norge increases productivity and revenue for staffing industry with Power BI solution
Global Outlook, Logix, and OzHosting.comBezeq InternationalGiacomAppRiver
These partners have successfully migrated thousands of hosted Exchange customers to Office 365Israeli IT provider expands Office 365 business by 500 percent with new partnershipHosting service provider grows its business by reselling cloud servicesIT service provider adds cloud productivity suite, increases revenues by 91 percent

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