I’ve been having a number of conversations with partners about some of the upcoming changes to the MPN program. Among these changes is how Cloud Internal Rights are going to be distributed.
Here’s a matrix showing what you will get depending on your MPN level:
One important update that may not be evident by the matrix above is that the Cloud Essentials program, through which many partners have obtained their internal use rights in the past, will be retiring on February 24th.
Diane and Joe have compiled an FAQ to shed some more light on this topic: http://blogs.technet.com/b/msuspartner/archive/2014/01/21/cloud-program-update-your-questions-answered.aspx