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The Best Time for Microsoft Partners to Get Certified on SQL Server is NOW!

There has never been a better time to study for and pass the 70-461, 70-462 and 70-463 exams and get certified on SQL Server and BI. 

As a Canadian Partner consultant, SQL Server has the potential to be an even bigger part of your business, especially with the recent explosion of data and the need to help your customers make sense of it. 

In fact, Data Platform (including BI) is one of the fastest growing application markets in Canada, while SQL Server is the most popular Database in Canada (more than 66% of organizations surveyed by IDC said SQL Server was the Primary database for their business. IDC Survey, Dec 2012 “Canadian Market Opportunity: Structured Data”)

Getting certified can help you prove your skills and add more value to your organization and ultimately to your customers. The best part is, we’re going to help you do it.

Now, if you are one of the first 40, you can get certification prep ebook for free and even better, you will get a $75 gift card for passing exam in 2013* (please find the details below).

Here’s what you need to do:

1. To get a free Exam Prem eBook

Please apply here to get a free Exam Prep eBook. You would need to provide the following information:

a) Partner MPN ID number and Partner name you work for

b) Your contact information: Name, Email, Phone

c) Choice of one of the following ebooks:

  • Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (includes a Certification
    exam discount. To be redeemed upon receipt of ebook from O’Reilly.)
  • Training Kit (Exam 70-462): Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
  • Training Kit (Exam 70-463): Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server  2012

d) Confirm that we can share your email with O’Reilly media for the purposes of setting up an account in order to
download a no-cost copy of the ebook. O’Reily Privacy Policy.

2.    Register for one of these exams  70-461, 70-462 or 70-463

Please do not forget to include your partner MPN ID number when you register for the exam. For registration please visit the exam provider here

3.    Take and pass one of these exams: 70-461, 70-462 or 70-463 by Dec 31, 2013

If you pass – Apply for a free gift card here. You would need to provide these information:

a) MPN ID number you
used for your exam registration and Partner name

b) Your contact information: Name, Email, Phone(optional)

c) Transcript ID

d) Access Code to verify your transcript using this tool along with your mailing
address, and we will send you a $75 gift card (see legal stuff below).


* Important legal information about the gift card promotion (Terms and Conditions):

Offer good only in Canada to legal residents of Canada who work for Microsoft Partners. Offer runs from 12:01AM EST, October 1, 2013 until 11:59PM ET, December 31, 2013, or when all the 40 gifts cards have been awarded.

To participate in the offer and be eligible to receive the gift card, individuals will be required to successfully pass exam one of this exams 70-461, 70-462 or 70-463 and submit their transcript ID, Access Code here by December 31, 2013.

There is a cost associated with taking the exam. More information on theexam can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/mcsa-sql-certification.aspx.

Upon successfully passing 70-461, 70-462 or 70-463 exam and submitting the required information here, the first 40 individuals will receive a $75 Visa gift card.

For Terms and Conditions of the gift card use, please visit http://usa.visa.com/personal/cards/prepaid/gift_card_how.html. There will be a limit of one (1) gift per person. The gift card will be shipped to the address provided by the individual.

This offer is non-transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer. This offer is not redeemable for cash.  Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the recipient.  Any gift returned as non-deliverable will not be re-sent. Please allow 6 – 8 weeks for delivery of your gift. We reserve the right to substitute a gift of equal or greater value.

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