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What Is Microsoft CSP?

Customers are demanding that more and more of their IT solutions be deployed in the cloud. Industry analysts agree this trend will not only continue, but accelerate in the future. This represents an incredible opportunity for Microsoft partners to build their business on top of Microsoft cloud solutions. The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) ...

What Are The Requirements Of The Microsoft CSP Program?

You need to be enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) enrollment to sign up to be a rhipe Microsoft CSP indirect reseller. If you are selling to academic customers, you also need to enrol and become a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP). More details about how to become an AEP partner can be found  here . There is no minimum ...

What is SPLA?

SPLA stands for Service Provider License Agreement.   SPLA is a monthly licensing program through which service providers and ISV’s can use Microsoft licenses in their multi-tenant platform as well as on-premises to offer services to their end-customers.

Why Microsoft And Rhipe?

rhipe has been a Microsoft partner and distributor since day 1. rhipe was the first Microsoft SPLA partner in Singapore, one of the few LSPs in and one of the first two Microsoft CSP 2-tier distributors in Australia. rhipe is one among the very few distributors in APAC that offer both SPLA and CSP, so our partners, especially the managed services p...

Do partners need to pay separately for Microsoft support while running workload on Azure CSP?

rhipe CSP partners may not need an additional support agreement with Microsoft when they run their workload on Microsoft Azure through rhipe CSP program.

Key Contacts For Microsoft CSP

Sales: Sandhya Vaishnav: CSP Program and License-based products: JY Wong: Azure: Andrey Korenkov Sridhar Deenadayalan Program and Operations Program Operations   

Does A Partner Get Direct Microsoft Support By Default ?

Partners can raise a support case directly with Microsoft through partner center if need be. This follows standard support from Microsoft as part of the CSP program. Also, partners can request rhipe to raise a support case on their behalf.  Example scenarios include increasing the resource quota in Azure. Optionally partners can buy support pa...

How Do I Order New Licenses For Microsoft CSP?

All CSP licenses can be ordered through rhipe order and license management portal PRISM Portal by going to PRISM Portal -> Microsoft CSP -> Create New Tenant / Transition Tenant depending on the whether your customer already have existing Microsoft online service tenant. 1. CREATE NEW TENANT 1. Click  Create New Tenant  for you...

Is The Microsoft CSP Program A Consumption Or Usage Program?

Microsoft CSP program is a consumption program. You will need to enter the licenses required through the rhipe PRISM portal and we will bill you based on the licenses ordered in arrears. There is no need for you to report the usage of the licenses.    

What Is The Billing Cycle For The Products In Microsoft CSP?

The billing cycle of subscriptions of rhipe Microsoft CSP is from 1 st  day of the month to the last day of the month in arrears.