Partner Center announcements

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

Workspace July 2024 announcements Announced
General Fundraising and Engagement solution retiring on December 31, 2026 July 15
General July Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder July 10
General Introducing GitHub Enterprise (GHE) and GitHub Advanced Security (GHAS) metered service offerings July 9
General Microsoft Provisioned Throughput (PTU) for Microsoft Azure OpenAI will be generally available through CSP in Microsoft’s fiscal year 2025 Q1 July 5
General Microsoft Publisher Agreement version 8.0 - July 2024 update July 1
Pricing Consistent global pricing for Microsoft's Commercial Cloud and On-Premises Software July 1
Workspace June 2024 announcements Announced
General What's new for Solutions Partner designations, specializations, and other Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program offerings and benefits June 28
General Expanded availability for Copilot for Microsoft 365 June 24
General Now live! Partner Center Technical Corner blog series: June 2024 edition June 18
General Migrate to Enhanced CSP Billing Reconciliation APIs by September 30, 2024 June 18
General Monthly update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem June 17
General Upcoming CSP price list improvements for license-based services June 17
Customers Introducing Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partner-to-partner (P2P) subscription transfers for new commerce experience (NCE) license-based subscriptions June 13
General June Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder June 12
General Viva Glint will be generally available through Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) on July 1, 2024 June 1
General Launching Extended Security Updates (ESUs) for SQL Server 2014 June 1
Workspace May 2024 announcements Announced
Membership Monthly Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, specializations, and other offerings and benefits May 31
Pricing May 2024 legacy Azure RI price list republished to remove retired reservation SKUs May 27
General Monthly update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem May 17
General May Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder May 8
Insights Enhanced revenue dashboard and reporting is now available for commercial marketplace partners May 7
Pricing Incentives users can create support ticket from the Earnings workspace May 6
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers May 6
Incentives Improved user experience for co-op management pages under Incentives in Partner Center May 6
Pricing May 2024 new commerce license-based price list republished to correct a column name May 2
Pricing Launching Extended Security Updates (ESUs) for SQL Server 2014 May 1
Workspace April 2024 announcements Announced
General Copilot for Microsoft 365 (Education Student 18+) to be available on May 1, 2024 April 30
General Important announcement regarding new method for reporting security incidents April 30
Pricing Reminder: Legacy Microsoft Azure Reserved Instances price list change effective June 1, 2024 April 24
Pricing Important update to the new commerce Public Sector migration timeline April 22
General Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now available for expanded Office 365, Frontline, and Microsoft 365 Business Basic SKUs April 22
Pricing Azure Legacy April price lists are republished to reflect announced Japan FX rate changes April 19
Pricing Update to Dynamics 365 commercial pricing effective on October 1, 2024 April 12
Pricing Republished April legacy CSP price list and price list preview with price corrections to Microsoft Sustainability Manager offers April 10
General April Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder April 9
Billing Azure billing meters: Upcoming changes April 8
Customers Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) offer retirement guide update April 2024 April 4
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers April 2
General March Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program update: What's new for Solutions Partner designations, specializations, and other offerings and benefits April 2
Pricing Launch of new Government Community Cloud (GCC) offers on Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) new commerce, nonprofit month-to-month (M2M) promotion, and license-based price list errors identified April 1
General Important notice: Changes to Microsoft 365, Office 365, and Microsoft Teams licensing: Worldwide expansion of approach taken in the European Economic Area and Switzerland April 1
Workspace March 2024 announcements Announced
Referrals Services co-sell: Bulk upload functionality now available March 26
General Now live! Partner Center Technical Corner blog series: March 2024 edition March 20
Referrals Co-sell for partners providing services: Increase discoverability with a strong business profile March 18
Pricing New commerce license-based price list and offer list matrix have been republished as of March 14 March 15
Customers Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) new commerce migration paths recently enabled March 14
General Monthly update: Important actions partners need to take to secure the partner ecosystem March 14
General Expansion of Copilot for Microsoft 365 to customers with Microsoft 365 F1 and F3, Office 365 E1, Microsoft 365 Business Basic, and more March 14
Billing, APIs V1 version of new commerce billed invoice line item API will retire soon March 7
Billing, APIs Asynchronous billed invoice reconciliation APIs generally available March 7
General March Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) monthly updates and community reminder March 5
Customers CSP offer retirement guide update schedule March 5
Pricing View the latest promotions and offers March 4
Pricing New Commerce public sector product SKUs are now available to CSPs in Partner Center March 1
Pricing Delay on nonprofit promotions for the new commerce seat-based offers for Public Sector month-by-month (M2M) offers March 1
Partners Expanded licensing for SPLA partners with RDS SALs March 1
Workspace February 2024 announcements Announced
Pricing March legacy license-based price list & price list preview with updated DEPR prices for some currencies (EUR, GBP, DKK, SEK & NOK) February 29
Pricing NCE license-based preview price list displays false positives in countries/regions where there are no FX changes February 29
General Copilot for Sales and Copilot for Service available through Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) on March 1, 2024. Copilot for Microsoft 365 available for EDU customers through CSPs February 29
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 V1 and V2 beta 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