As an indirect supplier to the CSP program, Sherweb is committed to guiding its partners and resellers through this process. Read on to learn more about the new MPA, what resellers need to do to comply with requirements and frequently asked questions. You must accept the agreement before or on January 31, 2020 in order to continue to complete transactions (MPA acceptance is required for all CSP program partners to make transactions (i.e. add new subscriptions or add seats to existing subscriptions) through the Partner Centre API or user interface (also known as the Partner Centre Dashboard). Microsoft Partner Agreement (MPA) is an indeterminate modular agreement that provides the most relevant business terms based on the type of partner and offers that qualify for the sale of partners. The Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) program will be the first partner channel to use the new agreement. in the long term, it applies to all other channels and partner offerings. This pension does not apply to state agreements and Select Plus academic agreements or if the MPSA is not available on July 1, 2016. You will find a complete list of markets where MPSA is available in frequently asked questions about MPSA. Get answers to frequently asked questions about Select Plus` retirement. The boarding process for the Partner Center includes the business review, which can take several days. Depending on how a partner was registered, there may be additional steps before onboarding can be completed. Indirect dealers should now start onboarding to avoid the risk of last-minute problems.
In the unfortunate event that your organization is not on board the CSP, you will need to redo the steps above and re-register as a new indirect reseller in Microsoft`s CSP program. To avoid this, we strongly recommend that all Sherweb partners follow the steps described above and accept the updated MPA by January 31, 2020. The agreement can be previewed from July 31. As of September 1, PSC partners will be able to accept the agreement. Indirect resellers must accept Microsoft`s partnership agreement if they connect to the partner center dashboard to access CSP customers. Important update on mandatory security requirements for partners [MFA requirements]: the basic rules are removed and replaced with security standards [based on Azure Active Directory], a more comprehensive set of protection policies for our customers. As noted above, the MPA applies to any organization participating in the CSP program. These include Sherweb as an indirect supplier and partner that resells Microsoft CSP products through its own Sherweb partnership program.