You must confirm that a customer has accepted Microsoft`s customer agreement. You can confirm that the customer has accepted the agreement or by inviting the customer to accept the contract directly. For more information, click Confirm a customer`s agreement on the Microsoft customer contract. Microsoft`s customer agreements are region-specific and are available in several languages. Look for the customer`s location and preferred language in one of the following lists to download the correct agreement. The enterprise agreement has long been the gold standard when it comes to buying Microsoft software and cloud services. Changes have been made to this registration vehicle, including the minimum required number of users. That number is 500, it will soon be at 750, and it will probably continue to increase. The enterprise agreement also has significant drawbacks, particularly with regard to cloud services. The value of the cloud is the flexibility it offers to move businesses up and down in near real time. The Enterprise Agreement was not designed for this reality and locks organizations to much longer commitments, usually 3 years.
In addition, organizations are not able to reduce monthly licenses and have to wait until their birthday to do so. A similar problem arises when adding licenses, as an organization has to pay for cloud licenses for the remaining months until the anniversary. You should provide an official email address of the company related to the legal name of the company and the address of the company that you will bring to the Partner Center as an indirect reseller. Important note: e-mail addresses of web messaging services, including .onmicrosoft.com addresses, are not accepted. However, Microsoft will do its best to work with you if you don`t have an official email address for the company. The Cloud Solution Provider Program was designed to correct the brevity of EA and MOSP. This program allows certified partners to resell licenses and services directly to customers. This program is similar to that of the insurance agency, where localized brokers maintain the client relationship and offer direct support. The CSP program also offers a number of additional benefits. The Microsoft Customer Contract (MCuA) customer agreement is required in CSP for the purchase of Azure services via an Azure plan and for all other CSP offers acquired after January 31, 2020. For more information, click Confirm Microsoft`s customer agreement.
The aim is to facilitate the contractual experience and to continue to meet the regulatory obligations and confidence expectations of our partners. To achieve these goals, the Microsoft Partnership Agreement provides a simpler process for accepting and managing agreements and contains conditions that support our commitment to data protection, security, compliance and transparency.