The US SMB Cloud Champions Club offers resources, funding and training to partners that have made a commitment to the cloud.
Benefits: Benefits include engagement from a Microsoft Online Services Business Development Manager, enhanced training and readiness resources, leads, marketing funds, sales incentives, supplemental advisor fees, and enhanced operations support. There are three tiers within the Cloud Champions Club, and the benefits increase as you progress to higher tiers. Progression is based on your active number of BPOS customers in the SMB market segment.
Below is the mix of benefits to be offered upon launch of the Cloud Champions Club. The specific mix of benefits will evolve over time to support Cloud Champions Club partner success.
Eligibility: To qualify for Tier 1 of the Cloud Champions Club, you must have 3+ active SMB BPOS customers and 75+ seats in total. Level 2 requires 8+ active customers with 200+ seats in total. Level 3 requires 20+ active customers with 500+ seats in total. LARs and Distributors are not eligible for the Cloud Champions Club.
Learn More: To learn more about the Cloud Champions Club, register for one of two program introduction webcasts, scheduled on 10/1 at 9:00AM Pacific Time.
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