Have you gotten your “Taste” of Azure yet?


J.J. Antequino


Along with the O365 incentives that I blogged about, I also wanted to make sure you were familiar with another offer that you will definitely want to take advantage of!


Essentially what we have for here is the ability to help your customer’s get a “taste” of Azure when they purchase a corresponding Windows Server license.

Product via Open

Payout Rate

Windows Server Standard + 1 unit of Azure

$100 (limit 3)



Windows Server Datacenter + 3 units of Azure

$300 (limit 1)

  • Offer in market March 1, 2015 through May 31, 2015
  • Offer available for all resellers
  • Maximum payout of $300 per partner
  • Limited to SMB segment only
  • Limited to Open Licenses including Open Value
  • Windows Server and corresponding Azure unit(s) DO NOT have to be sold to the same customer
  • Offer limited to first 2,000 eligible Microsoft Azure units sold in correspondence to Windows Servers
  • Check will be sent to partner within 45 days following month of sale

In order to participate, you will need to follow a few steps:

  1. If you are not an MPN member, register here
  2. Log in to the Partner Investment Engine (PIE) with your Microsoft credentials associated with your MPN ID
  3. Click “I have an access code” and enter your information. If you are a first time user, click “I do not have an access code” and enter your information so that an access code may be provided to you
  4. Agree to PIE terms and conditions (first time only)
  5. Select the Azure Taste Test tile under Payment Processing Programs and fill out the necessary information
  6. E-sign the Azure Taste Test terms and conditions to request that Microsoft send you the payment
  7. Microsoft will track eligible sales via MS Sales during the offer period and pay qualifying partners via direct rebate
  8. You will be required to submit a W-9 form to receive payment

Make sure you work with your Distributor when purchasing your Azure tokens!

Comments (5)
  1. Great Savings says:

    Is that correct we can buy Azure for 85$ at Disti and get back 100$ for the Azure Token. Sweet it’s $15 back.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Partners, As a follow-up to my colleague, J.J. Antequino’s blog a few weeks ago, introducing the Azure

  3. Anonymous says:

    We heard from partners that you wanted more Azure To Taste and We Listened! The Azure Taste Test Offer

  4. Randall Crippen says:

    The Azure Taste Test has recently been increased to a $1500 max payout! Definitely a great offer to take advantage of as you grow your Microsoft Cloud practice!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Onur Dogruoz Partners – Azure Taste Test offer now runs through June 30, 2015 and as you know, maximum

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