All CSP partners must accept the MPA to be active in the CSP program by November 1, 2020. All Cloud Solution Provider partners (including indirect vendors, indirect resellers, and direct billing partners) can sign the MPA online in the Partner Center. Direct and indirect billing partners active in the government cloud can also sign the MPA in the Partner Center. Microsoft`s partners in the Microsoft CSP Partner Channel Program will be the first Microsoft partners to work with the new agreement. These include CSP Direct Bill partners, CSP indirect suppliers, multi-animal partners and CSP indirect resellers. In short, all Microsoft partners who operate in the Microsoft CSP program. As part of this commerce experience, Microsoft is expanding its commerce platform to optimize the customer experience, enable partners to increase their influence, and help customers transform digitally. All partners must agree to the Microsoft Partner Agreement, including indirect resellers, by January 31, 2020, to ensure that their ability to create new customers or place new orders for existing customers in the CSP program is not disrupted. After this date, acceptance of the Microsoft Partner Agreement is required for all CSP partners. Partners who have not accepted the Microsoft Partner Agreement cannot place new orders and are limited to managing existing subscriptions.
All CSP partners must accept the Microsoft Partner Agreement to ensure that their ability to place orders for new or existing customers under the CSP program is not disrupted. After reviewing the terms with the legal team and management, it is the CSP client`s global administrator who accepts the agreement in the partner center. Only your company`s global administrator can view and sign the MPA. If you are not the Global Administrator, you should ask your Global Administrator to verify the MPA. The objective is to facilitate the contractual experience and continue to comply with the regulatory obligations and expectations of trust of our partners. To achieve these goals, the Microsoft Partnership Agreement provides a simpler process for accepting and managing agreements and contains terms that support our commitment to data protection, security, compliance, and transparency. The boarding process for Partner Center includes the business review which can take several days. Depending on how a partner has been registered, there may be additional steps before the onboarding can be completed. Indirect resellers should now begin their boarding process in order to avoid the risk of last-minute problems. On September 1, 2019, the Microsoft Partner Agreement became available in the Partner Center for partners who participate in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program to verify and accept it. It allows the partner to be authorized to the transaction and replaces the following agreements: The Microsoft Partnership Agreement offers Microsoft Partners a unique, digitally accepted partnership agreement….