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Microsoft CSP Program and Product Updates | November 2018

Microsoft MCA Requirement Live   From November 7th 2018, it is a requirement for CSP indirect resellers to confirm that their customers have accepted the Microsoft Cloud Agreement terms in CSP through PRISM portal. All CSP reseller transacting through rhipe will need to enter all customers’ information including first name, last name, email address and signing date.  From today onwards, you will…


Dynamics 365 Pricing Change – October 2018 (CANCELLED)

Update: Dynamics 365 pricing and licensing changed is cancelled In September, we published a pricing change announcement for Dynamics 365 additional database storage pricing and licensing change. The changes were not completed and Microsoft is reversing the changes. The following is the official announcement from Microsoft. We recently announced a licensing model change for Additional…


Important Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) Acceptance Confirmation Requirement

As a partner in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program, you are responsible for reviewing the Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) with customers, which governs the acceptable use of Microsoft products and services. The Microsoft Cloud Agreement protects partners, customers and Microsoft by providing the customer’s use rights, terms, and conditions granted for Microsoft Cloud product and…


Managing Desktops and Mobile Devices in a Modern Workplace

The concept of Managed Service is continually evolving, with cloud-based software, personal devices and diverse mobile use-cases challenging how service providers manage their customers' technology and in-turn, how they provide customers with the capability to transform their own business. Consuming public cloud services provides partners with an agile ability to offer their customers consistent and…


Microsoft CSP Program and Product Updates | October 2018

  Government SKUs retired from CSP Pricelist As of October 1 2018, Microsoft will be removing government-priced offers and government-priced add-ons from both the license-based price list and catalogue in the CSP program so no new subscriptions can be acquired. This change ONLY impacts new subscriptions. No action is required for existing subscriptions of government-priced…


Travel Prologue Case Study

Based in Singapore, Travel Prologue provides travel partners with a web-based, multi-supplier platform that enables instant booking and confirmation for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) customers. Over the last four years, Travel Prologue has grown from a tech travel startup into a trusted partner for wholesale and FIT travel agencies throughout Southeast Asia. This rapid…