Microsoft Distributor Agreement

During the transition period, partners may continue to transact under the Cloud Solution Provider Program for new and/or existing customers under existing Cloud Solution Provider Program offerings. If a Partner continues to collect orders and receive payments from Customers after the expiration of its Cloud Solutions Partner Agreement, the terms of its Agreement (as modified by the Transitional Terms); including the terms of the Cloud Solution Provider Program Guide, continues to govern the rights and obligations of that partner. Orders for new and old customers will no longer be accepted after January 31, 2020 for partners who have not accepted the new Microsoft Partnership Agreement. Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Partner Agreements expire on August 31, 2019. However, if the Partner does not perform the AMP by January 31, 2020, the Partner may perform the AMP after January 31, 2020. January 2020 does not place orders for new or existing customers. To become an Authorized License Mobility Partner, you must be a Microsoft Service Provider (SPLA) License Agreement partner and add an addendum with additional license mobility terms to your SPLA. Contact your reseller, Microsoft Partner Development Manager, or Partner Technical Strategist to obtain the addendum. Open Value Enterprise-Wide and Open Value Subscription are commitment-based agreements for commercial and government organizations that want to obtain enterprise-wide licenses over a period of one or two years. Software Assurance is included. The Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement are commitment-based licensing agreements for commercial organizations that sign up with 500 or more users/devices* and government organizations with 250 or more users/devices. These agreements are best suited for organizations that want to license Microsoft software and cloud services on-premises across the enterprise over a three-year period and at the best available prices. Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) is a transactional licensing agreement for commercial and government organizations that want to outsource the management of their cloud services entirely through a cloud solution provider (CSP).

Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement (MOSA) is a transactional license agreement for commercial, government, and academic organizations with one or more users/devices. MOSA is best suited for organizations that want to subscribe, enable, deploy, and manage cloud services through the Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP) seamlessly and directly over the web. Local software and software assurance are not available through MOSA. *This pension does not apply to State and Education Select Plus agreements or if the MPSA is not available on July 1, 2016. For a complete list of markets where mpSA is available, see the MPSA FAQ. Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Select Plus retreat. No. Previous agreements expire on August 31, 2019 and are not renewable. Cloud solution supplier partners must accept the new agreement to complete transactions under the Cloud Solution Provider program. Microsoft`s ISV Royalty Licensing Program is designed for ISVs who are looking for a convenient way to license Microsoft products and integrate them into a unified solution. ISVs can then replicate the enterprise solution and distribute a fully licensed solution to their end users.

ISV Royalty Agreements (ISVRs) have a term of three years and payment is made monthly through an authorized distributor of the ISV Royalty Licensing Program. Open License is a transaction agreement for commercial, governmental, academic, and non-profit organizations. Software Assurance is optional. The MPA protects customers, partners, and Microsoft by establishing clear requirements that enable transparency, compliance, and legitimate business practices, and drive long-term growth and business continuity. With the new AMP, we are calling on all indirect CSP resellers to accept the terms of the contract so that we can improve transparency and compliance and together build a more trustworthy business. Indirect suppliers are required to request their indirect resellers to access the Partner Center as indirect resellers and to sign the AMP. By signing the AMP with Microsoft, indirect resellers run terms that support compliant distribution. On September 1, 2019, the Microsoft Partner Agreement became available in Partner Center for partners participating in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program for review and acceptance. It allows the partner to be authorized for transactions and replaces the following agreements: Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) is a transactional license agreement for commercial, government, and academic organizations with 250 or more users/devices. MPSA is best suited for organizations that want to obtain on-premises licenses of Microsoft software, cloud services, or both on-demand, with no enterprise-wide commitment and with multi-year subscription options under a single, non-expiring agreement.

Software Assurance is optional. You must be a Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) to sell licenses and subscriptions through Microsoft Enterprise agreements and records. The Microsoft Partner Agreement (MPA) is a modular, perpetual agreement that contains the most relevant terms and conditions based on the type of partner and the offers that can be sold. The Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program will be the first partner channel to take advantage of the new agreement. in the long term, it applies to all partner channels and offers. For Microsoft, it`s imperative to transform digitally to better meet customer needs, grow their business, and compete in a cloud-driven world. Part of this digital transformation requires updating partnership agreements to adapt to this reality. The objective is to facilitate the contractual experience and continue to meet the regulatory obligations and expectations of trust of our partners. To achieve these goals, the Microsoft Partner Agreement provides a simpler process for accepting and managing contracts and includes terms that support our commitment to privacy, security, compliance, and transparency. To continue participating in the CSP program, you must sign the Microsoft Partner Agreement by January 31, 2020.

The Partner Center reminds you that you can now easily sign the agreement in the Partner Center. Due to the tax regulations for regional permits, partners who will operate worldwide sign several agreements. Partners create MPN IDs associated with the legal entity in at least one country in each region, based on the required currencies. Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions is a commitment-based Microsoft volume licensing agreement for academic organizations with five or more full-time positions or students who wish to earn an enterprise-wide license. Software Assurance is included. The long-term vision is that there will be a single agreement for Microsoft partners that includes all affiliate programs. It will be easier to accept the modified terms and additional terms for the products and services offered, allowing partners to add offers to their portfolio more quickly. Effective July 1, 2016, in markets where mpSA is available*, Microsoft will no longer accept new orders and Software Assurance renewals through existing Select Plus commercial agreements on the occasion of the customer`s next contract anniversary.

You can also see if you have signed the agreement by selecting Agreements in the account settings. The main advantages are ease of management and compliance with the latest regulations. AMP is designed to be simpler and requires less resources and time to adopt and manage. .