Earn an extra $60/seat with Microsoft 365 Business (Australia)
Microsoft launched a new Microsoft 365 Business incentive, which rewards partner AU$45 rebate for each Microsoft 365 Business sold, in addition to all other CSP incentives and margin you receive from Microsoft.
To qualify, partners simply need to sign up for the campaign @ http://aka.ms/m365bincentive. Terms and Conditions.
Rhipe is also currently running at M365 upsell campaign, which gives partner AU$5 rebate per seat per month for each M365 seat sold, up to a maximum of 3 months. For more details about our campaign, visit http://rhi.pe/comeflywithus (T&Cs) or speak to your rhipe account manager to find out more.
New Azure Reservations Availability through CSP
Microsoft is adding new Azure reservations availability for the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program, with more offers coming soon. By bringing Azure reservations, and server subscriptions, and Azure Hybrid Benefit services to CSP, Microsoft is better enabling partners to grow their cloud solution practice by taking advantage cost savings from Azure reservations & server software to target and win predictable cloud workloads.
The following are the services available under Azure reservations and Software Subscriptions:
- Virtual Machines
- Database platform - SQL DB reserved capacity, SQL DB managed instance, Cosmos DB
- Windows Server
- Remote Desktop Services*
- SQL Server
Other pre-paid subscriptions
- SUSE Linux
Learn how to position Azure reservations and server subscriptions with your customers and get up and running operationally as quickly as possible by reviewing the Microsoft updated readiness resources located here, or speak to your rhipe account manager for more information.
Windows Server 2019 and RDS coming to Software Subscription
Microsoft announced that Windows Server 2019 subscriptions and Remote Desktop Services (RDS) will be available through the Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP) December 2018 or before the end of this calendar year.
This program coincides with the launch of Remote Desktop Server (RDS) 2019. Remote Desktop Services accelerates and extends desktop and application deployments to any device, with ultimate flexibility and scale for your virtualization environment. For more information on RDS 2019, please see our blog that discusses the enhancements.
In addition to customer benefit, this simplified business model’s value to partners is in risk mitigation and profit maximization. This enables CSP partners to simplify the sales process with one single sales motion for Windows Server, RDS, and Azure Reserved Instances compared to separate purchase paths for Azure and RDS and Windows Server. This will free up time for partners to focus on their value-add services and winning new customers.
Software subscription price list SKU details
- Windows Server RMS CAL - 1 User CAL - 1 year
- Windows Server RMS CAL - 1 Device CAL - 3 year
- Windows Server RMS CAL - 1 User CAL - 3 year
- Windows Server RMS CAL - 1 Device CAL - 1 year
- Windows Server CAL - 1 User CAL - 3 year
- Windows Server CAL - 1 Device CAL - 1 year
- Windows Server CAL - 1 User CAL - 1 year
- Windows Server CAL - 1 Device CAL - 3 year
- Windows Server Standard - 8 Core License Pack - 3 year
- Windows Server Standard - 8 Core License Pack - 1 year
- Windows Server Remote Desktop Services CAL - 1 User CAL – 1 year
- Windows Server Remote Desktop Services CAL - 1 User CAL – 3 year
Please reach out to your rhipe account manager for more information.
New Meeting Room offer available December 1, 2018
Microsoft 365 Marketing announced the availability of a new Meeting Room offer launching December 1, 2018. This new offer includes the licenses required to enable cloud voice services on a meeting room device. It is designed to provide our customers with the flexibility they need to license their meeting room devices appropriately without over licensing. The offer will be priced at US$15(AU$19.10, NZ$22.70)/device/month and will include the following service plans:
- Skype for Business Online Plan 2
- Microsoft Teams
- Phone System
- Audio Conferencing (where available)
- Microsoft Intune
Important note: A Meeting Room w/o Audio Conferencing offer will be offered where Audio Conferencing is not currently available. For more information about availability, see Country and region availability for Audio Conferencing and Calling Plans.
License-based services CSP price list offer details:
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Meeting Room without Audio Conferencing - 112a528e-8700-42f0-876e-f02705d506c6
This rhipe Monthly CSP update is brought to you by the rhipe marketing team and our CSP Partner Enablement Specialist JY Wong and Mikki Chopra.
If you have any questions, please contact them through email, twitter or LinkedIn below.
Cloud Enablement Specialist