Vendor Programs

Microsoft Corp.

Some 640,000 partners are part of Microsoft’s partner program in one form or another. Partner Network currently is structured by three tiers: Gold Certified, Certified and Registered, with benefits graduated according to level. In October 2010, the levels will change to Subscriber, Competency and Advanced Competency based on skills acquisition.

Vendor Name:Microsoft Corp.
Vendor URL: www.microsoft.com 
Location: Redmond, WA
Annual Revenue: FY 2009 $58.4 billion
Program Name: Microsoft Partner Network
Product/Technology: Business productivity software, personal computing, software infrastructure, services, cloud computing
Channel Executive: Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, worldwide partner group
Phone or email contact: Microsoft Partner Network
Program Description: Some 640,000 partners are part of Microsoft’s partner program in one form or another. Partner Network currently is structured by three tiers: Gold Certified, Certified and Registered, with benefits graduated according to level. In October 2010, the levels will change to Subscriber, Competency and Advanced Competency based on skills acquisition. Tiers are also determined by sales volume. At its partner website, Microsoft has detailed the steps program members need to take to make the change. Partners must meet certain levels of competency to attain one of three levels. Reps in the field support channel partners. The program also provides leads, deal registration, rebates and other incentives. Microsoft provides partners with training, pre- and post-sales and marketing support. An online partner portal offers information and services.
Web Page: Microsoft Partner Network




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