Microsoft Partner Center is a one-stop location for managing your end-to-end relationship with Microsoft. It has tools and resources to help you grow your business, including membership options, customer referrals, and the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. Learn best practices for managing your account, connecting with customers, buying an Action Pack subscription, and enrolling in incentive programs in Partner Center help library.
This blog explains how to start using your Microsoft Partner Network membership benefits in Partner Center. If you haven’t received an invitation to move your company information from Partner Membership Center (PMC) to Partner Center, you should continue to manage your soft Partner Network membership benefits in PMC. Sign in to PMC now.
When you purchase a member benefit package you can claim your software keys and get employees more productive quickly. It’s easy to assign licenses, subscriptions, and other benefits.
Does your organization already have a Global Administrator (GA) for your membership? If not, or if you want more employees to be able to assign benefits, you can become a Global Administrator by following the instructions on your Benefits page (sign in required). Global Administrator status is not required to purchase benefits however only a GA may assign those benefits once purchased.
Benefit packages include allocations of internal-use rights software, cloud services, Visual Studio subscriptions, and support. You can get Action Pack subscription details on the Microsoft Partner Network site.
To view and manage your membership benefits, go to your Benefits page (sign in required).
To activate license-based subscriptions, select “Get keys” to copy the product license key(s), and then follow the instructions to activate your subscription.
Important – If the user you want to assign is not in the list, you can add new users in Account settings.
You can reassign subscriptions any time by removing an assigned user then assigning a different user.
Get support from Microsoft’s own experts. They can help with partner program issues, pre-sale assistance, issues with Microsoft products, billing questions, and more. Start here to view your Microsoft support options: Partner.microsoft.com/support
The Partner Support Series helps you discover and learn more about Microsoft Partner Network support resources. Written by Microsoft Partner Relationship Manager, Rami Noujaim, each post addresses topics from your most common support-related questions, including technical support and Microsoft Partner Network program support, while sharing ongoing improvements we’re making to enhance your support experience.
Rami Noujaim is a passionate, experienced leader who focuses on helping Microsoft partners better understand enablement and technical support programs for building, expanding and supporting their cloud practices. Rami has been with Microsoft for 14 years and recently earned a Microsoft Champion award for his extraordinary results and exceptional commitment to customer and partner satisfaction.
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