Partner Center announcements

Learn about important Partner Center updates. We update this information frequently, so be sure to check back often!

Workspace February 2024 announcements Announced
Pricing Legacy Microsoft Azure Reserved Instances price list change effective June 1, 2024 February 27
Earnings Removal of Customer emails from Earnings reports February 26
General Microsoft Azure Information Protection Plan 1 end of sale February 23
Pricing Update on March 1 CSP price list preview February 22
Referrals Upcoming changes to Referrals APIs February 20
General Monthly Update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem February 15
Billing, APIs Previous versions of new commerce daily rated usage reconciliation APIs retire soon! February 14
Insights, APIs Update to the process for generating API tokens to access Commercial Marketplace Insights reports February 7
General February Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder February 7
General Toll-free numbers for Microsoft Teams now supported on NCE February 7
APIs Asynchronous APIs for retrieving billed and unbilled daily-rated usage data is now generally available February 2
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers February 1
APIs Introducing end of sale with conversions February 1
Workspace January 2024 announcements Announced
Pricing Reminder: End of sale for Microsoft 365 and Office 365 (w/Teams) suites in European Economic Area (EEA) January 29
Billing Upcoming improvements to the invoice-ready notification template January 25
Billing "Billing overview (NCE)" will soon be the default landing page in the Billing workspace January 24
General Monthly update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, specializations, and Microsoft AI Cloud and Partner program offerings and benefits January 24
General Update: Changes to the Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) program January 23
Insights Now Live: Programmatic Access Version 1.1 now available for Commercial Marketplace Insights reports January 22
Pricing Republishing the January NCE price list to include the Copilot SKU January 17
General Copilot for Microsoft 365 now generally available through Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) January 15
Earnings Important capabilities and updates to improve your security posture and protect your customers' tenants are now available January 15
Earnings Earnings, Revenue, and Reports pages have some updates to enhance reconciliation January 10
Pricing Republish of February legacy license-based price list preview with updated deprecated prices for some currencies (INR, KRW, NOK, SEK, and TWD) January 9
General January Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder January 9
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers January 5
Pricing January NCE price list preview will erroneously show Triennial Microsoft 365 E3 and E5 and Office 365 E3 SKUs January 1
Payouts Increase of margins for Windows 365 Business, Enterprise, and Frontline January 1
Workspace December 2023 announcements Announced
Customers Important updates to public sector launch in new commerce December 22
General Microsoft will disable Office 365 E2 subscriptions that have been incorrectly renewed December 18
General Reminder: New CSP-Hoster quarterly reporting replaces monthly reporting December 18
General Monthly Update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem December 18
General Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit evolving subscription and packaging model December 13
General UPDATE: Dynamics 365 Sales Enterprise Grant Sunset for the nonprofit sector December 13
General Now Live! Partner Center Technical Corner blog series: December 2023 edition December 12
Pricing The December NCE price list has Public Sector SKUs that will only become available in January December 11
Pricing Download hub is now available for marketplace insights December 7
Pricing Important changes to Commercial pricing update for Brazil, China, India, Japan, Korea, Norway, Sweden, and Taiwan December 6
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers December 5
General December Cloud solution provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder December 5
Workspace November 2023 announcements Announced
Pricing December NCE price list preview will erroneously show Triennial Microsoft 365 E3 & E5 and Office 365 E3 SKUs November 30
General Monthly update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, Specializations, and other Microsoft AI Cloud and Partner program offerings and benefits November 27
General Monthly Update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem November 20
Customers New user experience for software keys and downloads November 17
General Microsoft 365 and Copilot program to publish apps and plugins for Microsoft 365 is available in preview in Partner Center November 16
General New commerce launch and migration details for Cloud Solution Provider, US Government Community Cloud, education, and nonprofit per-user legacy offers November 16
Earnings Links to Transaction history, Revenue summary, Payment, and Export pages retired November 14
Referrals Sales stage alignment to MCEM in Partner Center November 10
Incentives FY24 Modern Work and Security Usage incentives updates November 10
Pricing Changes to the November New Commerce price list November 10
Help + support Now live: View and manage organization support requests November 9
General The Microsoft Partner Agreement (MPA) is being updated, effective May 1, 2024 November 9
General A look ahead at upcoming changes to the Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) program November 8
General November Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder November 7
Incentives FY24 Business Applications incentives updates November 7
Insights, APIs License and VM image version reports now available to ISVs via API download November 7
Referrals Referral summary using generative AI November 7
Customers, Pricing CSP offer retirement guide November update schedule November 6
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers November 2
Billing New NCE Billing Overview page will soon be generally available November 1
Billing New NCE Report Download page will soon be generally available November 1
Workspace October 2023 announcements Announced
Customers, marketplace New commercial marketplace customer documentation experience October 30
General Monthly update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, specializations, and other program offerings and benefits October 27
Referrals Referral activity history in Partner Center October 25
Customers, APIs Customer account data quality enhancements October 25
General Now available: Reactivate an Azure subscription from Partner Center portal and API October 25
General Update on changes to Microsoft 365 and Teams licensing in Europe October 20
General New commerce launch and migration timeline for Cloud Solution Provider Government Community Cloud, education, and nonprofit legacy offers October 18
General Monthly update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem October 18
General October Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder October 12
Customers Azure savings plan is now available in Partner Center sandbox October 11
General Now Live: Transactability of Business Central apps to AppSource October 10
General New assessments-related insights for the Surface Reseller Alliance program October 9
Earnings Now live: Earnings workspace in Partner Center October 5
General Delayed until November 2023: Enterprise IoT protection included with Microsoft 365 E5 October 3
Billing The unit price in the reconciliation data now shows the price based on the usage tiers October 3
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers October 2
General New annual revenue requirement for CSP indirect resellers October 2
Referrals Referral Inbound routing rules page has moved October 2
Customers Introducing Town Halls in Microsoft Teams and retiring Microsoft Teams Live Events October 1
Workspace September 2023 announcements Announced
Incentives Online Services Usage – Microsoft 365 program page retirement September 29
General Now Live! Partner Center Technical Corner blog series: September 2023 edition September 27
General Monthly Update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, specializations, and other program offerings and benefits September 26
General Reminder of Cloud Solution Provider commercial legacy seat-based subscription migrations to new commerce and update on Public Sector offers in new commerce September 26
Payouts Revenue page now available for preview September 22
General Monthly Update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem September 19
Customers Transfer Azure savings plans between partners in Partner Center September 14
Billing Tax invoice requirements for ISVs selling in Japan September 12
Customers Dynamics 365 Cloud Migration Promo (CMP) offer retirement September 8
General Sales deal execution playbook updates September 7
General Changes to Microsoft 365 and Teams licensing in Europe September 5
General September Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder September 5
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers in the Global Promo Readiness Guide September 1
Pricing Upcoming enhancements to the CSP and CSP-Hoster programs September 1
Workspace August 2023 announcements Announced
Customers Microsoft Teams Rooms Licensing Enforcement starting October 1, 2023 August 31
Referrals Enhancements to customer matching in new deal creation flow August 29
General Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing transition now available for NCE August 29
Insights New report shows capability-based co-selling insights on services co-selling August 28
Earnings Introducing Earnings workspace in Partner Center August 23
Pricing Republish of deprecated (DEPR) products on legacy license-based price list (AUD, CAD, CHF) and price list preview (NZD) August 17
General A Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program Guide update is coming August 17
Account settings Monthly update: Reminder of actions partners need to take with GDAP to secure the partner ecosystem August 16
Membership Monthly Update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, Specializations, and other program benefits August 15
Billing Manage Azure Spending for new commerce only on the Azure Spending (NCE) page August 14
Billing New UI for Billing overview with improved performance coming to new commerce experience (NCE) August 14
Billing Align reconciliation file column names with API JSON attributes August 14
Customers The Get Custom Term End Dates API is now available for partners August 11
Pricing Additional End of Sales products that were not included in the price list preview August 11
Payouts Attributes added to default Transaction history template August 9
General August Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder August 9
Referrals Get customer insights for co-sell opportunities August 9
General Partner Center will display in a light or dark theme based on your browser settings August 8
Incentives Changes to Incentives workspace – Overview and Program pages August 1
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers August 1
Workspace July 2023 announcements Announced
Pricing NCE license-based preview price list will display false positives in countries/regions where there are no FX changes July 31
General Manage, secure, and govern your SQL Server estate with Azure Arc July 26
Customers Now live: New order history states and eligibility of subscription upgrades July 17
Insights Monthly update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem July 17
Insights Microsoft's commitment to ensuring partner compliance - resending with corrections July 13
Marketplace offers ISV partners can now create private offers for SaaS and VM products with customized attributes July 13
Benefits New specializations for Solutions Partners in the Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program July 12
General July Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder July 12
General Next steps in CSP new commerce: Commercial legacy seat-based subscription migration and introduction of public sector offers July 11
General Introductory pricing for Teams Premium extended! July 11
Pricing Important licensing changes to Microsoft commercial business in Australian dollars (AUD), New Zealand dollars (NZD), Canadian dollars (CAD), and Swiss francs (CHF) July 5
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers in the Global Promo Readiness Guide July 3
Insights Microsoft's commitment to ensuring partner compliance July 3
Customers Immediate action required for Microsoft Teams Rooms licensing enforcement July 1
Workspace June 2023 announcements Announced
Referrals Updated interface for the new deal flow June 27
Customers Important update regarding Microsoft Teams Rooms licensing policy enforcement date June 26
Pricing License-based legacy commercial offers to be deprecated July 2023 June 23
Billing New UI to manage Azure Spending with improved performance for New Commerce Experience June 22
General Now Live! Partner Center Technical Corner blog series: June 2023 edition June 20
Pricing Constraint data now available in Get promotion by ID API June 19
Referrals Referrals UI navigation enhancements June 19
General Microsoft Publisher Agreement version 8.0 – July 2023 update June 16
Customers View the revamped users and licenses page with new and improved workflows June 16
Account settings Monthly update: Important actions to secure the partner ecosystem June 15
Insights Programs added in the Qualified Referral Program (QRP) performance widget June 9
Customers Immediate action required for Microsoft Teams Rooms licensing enforcement June 9
General Partner Center .NET SDK is now archived June 8
General June Cloud Solution provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder June 7
Pricing Republish of June 2023 NCE license-based pricing for all markets June 2
Referrals Global Promo Readiness Guide published June 2
Insights New filters for marketplace purchase in co-sell insights June 1
Workspace May 2023 announcements Announced
Marketplace offers Announcing new AI capabilities in Microsoft Cloud for nonprofit May 24
Leads Archival policy for marketplace leads May 24
APIs SDK release on .NET Standard (v3.4.0) May 24
Marketplace offers Sell your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)-based apps on Azure Marketplace May 18
Account settings New timelines: Important actions to secure the partner ecosystem May 18
APIs Request contract change for Update Customer Qualifications API May 16
Customers View the revamped customer list with new and improved features May 16
General May Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder May 10
Referrals The Referral Leads details page is more responsive and easier to use May 10
General Upcoming: Purchase Azure savings plan for compute in Partner Center May 8
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers in the Global Promo Readiness Guide May 2
General Join the monthly Korean CSP Operations Q&A community calls May 1
Marketplace offers Deal registration and manual processing deadline reminder May 1
Marketplace offers Important updates for Azure IP co-sell deals May 1
Customers Reminder - Changes to license assignment - Impact on partners May 1
Customers Microsoft 365 Multi-Geo capabilities add-on SKU coming to CSP May 1
Workspace April 2023 announcements Announced
Billing Microsoft to manage end-customer taxation (GST) for enterprise agreement commercial marketplace sales in Australia April 28
Billing New UI to manage Azure Spending with improved performance coming to New Commerce Experience April 28
Pricing Important changes to Microsoft Cloud and on-premises pricing starting September 2023 April 27
Referrals Improved co-sell experiences for Services partners April 26
Customers New order history states April 26
Referrals Capture your customer's marketplace purchase intent April 21
Account settings Security reminder: Important actions for partners to secure the partner ecosystem April 19
General Windows 365 Frontline public preview and new Forrester research April 14
General April Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder April 13
Pricing Republish of NCE license-based pricing for European markets during April 2023 April 12
Insights Insights for VM image versions of Azure VM and Core VM offers are now available April 12
Customers Total price now visible in order confirmation and cart checkout response April 12
Customers Discontinuation notice: Nonprofit customer change to Microsoft 365 E2 grant April 10
Customers New subscription date time attributes available via partner center APIs May 10, 2023 April 10
Customers CSP customers to be notified of MCA acceptance April 5
Customers Changes to license assignment - Impact on partners April 4
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers April 4
Workspace March 2023 announcements Announced
Insights Enhanced summary dashboard for Marketplace Insights March 30
General Upcoming enhancements to CSP-Hoster program March 30
General Introducing Microsoft 365 Copilot — your copilot for work March 30
Customers Microsoft Teams Rooms licensing policy enforcement notice March 29
General Now Live! Partner Center Technical Corner blog series: March 2023 edition March 27
Billing The new commerce reconciliation file download experience is now asynchronous! March 25
APIs SDK Release on .NET Standard (v3.3.0) March 24
Payouts Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) check payment updates March 20
Payouts Export page download compressed folder content organization changes March 17
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers March 17
Referrals Improved co-sell experiences for Services partners March 16
Account settings Security update: Important actions to secure the partner ecosystem March 15
Referrals Customize your grid view in Partner Center March 13
Pricing Microsoft 365 Multi-Geo capabilities add-on price list preview March 10
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers March 7
General Advanced support for partners now includes application consults and developer account planning benefits for ISVs March 7
General Now available: Journey maps to Microsoft's transformational changes March 7
Help + support New secondary deal review upload feature March 1
Customers Now live: Updated Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA) coming in March 2023 March 1
Pricing Delay to NCE license-based pricing for European markets March 1
Workspace February 2023 announcements Announced
Pricing Updates to NCE license-based preview price list February 27
Billing Your Azure Spending Notifications are now available if you bought Azure Savings Plans February 27
Grow your business Education Insights Premium will become Education Insights on March 1, 2023 February 27
Marketplace offers New feature to deprecate VM offers and plans on Azure Marketplace February 27
Marketplace offers Marketo connector restoration February 27
Referrals Preview cards for co-sell opportunities are now available February 22
Account settings New timelines and important actions to secure the partner ecosystem February 15
Pricing Price list data update to "Unit of measure" February 15
Pricing Convert new commerce trial to paid subscriptions February 14
General Apply for the 2023 Partner Operational Excellence Award February 14
Billing (Resolved) Partner account balance displays either zero or an incorrect amount in Partner Center February 9
Pricing Microsoft Intune Suite price list preview February 9
General Interested in growing your Microsoft partner business? Join our Webinar! February 8
General February Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) community update and reminders February 8
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers February 8
Customers Partner Center reminder for New Commerce annual subscription renewals February 8
APIs Request contract change for Update Customer Qualifications API February 6
Referrals Partner Referrals Business Profile Creation flow February 6
Pricing Software IN (India) February price list updated February 3
Billing Azure spending notifications are temporarily unavailable if you bought Azure Savings Plans February 1
General New Teams Premium is now available February 1
General Microsoft Partner Agreement (MPA) updates are coming February 1
Pricing Introducing the Microsoft 365 E3 Do More with Less (DMWL) promo for Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) customers February 1