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Have you heard about the exciting offers we have to support your sales activity in July? See below, and remember that you can always visit www.MicrosoftIncentives.com to see what offers are available to you to boost sales and reap rewards.
Exchange Server Standard Discount
· 20% off License only (Exchange Standard Server and Exchange Standard CAL) or 35% off License with Software Assurance (Exchange Standard Server and Exchange Standard CAL) in Open and Open Value
· Promo part numbers until 6/30/2009
· Standard part numbers 7/1/2009 – 7/3/2009 (SKU list to follow soon)
Resellers – contact your Microsoft specialist or Microsoft Authorized Distributor for pricing and availability.
Forefront Security Suite Promotion
· Up to 30 percent savings on Forefront Security Suite per-device and per-user monthly subscription licenses.
Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007 CAL
· Up to 50 percent savings on ILM 2007 user CALs when acquired with Software Assurance.
ISA Server 2006 Enterprise Edition
· Up to 15 percent savings on ISA Server 2006 Enterprise Edition processor license and Software Assurance packs.
No Better Time: Save on Windows 7 Today
· For a limited time, receive a 15% discount on Open Software Assurance or Open Value Software Assurance attached to new PCs equipped with Windows Vista Business. This offer will allow you to save on Software Assurance today, while giving you the rights to Windows 7 when it is released.
· Software Assurance purchases must be made within 180 days of a new PC purchase.
SQL Server 2008 ISV Royalty Full-Use
· ISV Royalty Licensing Program(Corporate and Academic).
· Up to 20 percent savings on:
o SQL Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise, Workgroup, embedded per processor licenses, embedded maintenance, or both
o SQL Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise, Workgroup embedded server licenses, embedded maintenance, or both
o SQL Server 2008 embedded user and device client access licenses (CALs), embedded maintenance, or both
o SQL Server 2008 Workgroup embedded user and device CALs, embedded maintenance, or both
Visual Team System Upgrade Promotion
· Up to 30 percent savings on Software Assurance step-up licenses from Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition with MSDN Premium to Visual Studio Team System 2008 Architecture Edition with MSDN Premium, Visual Studio Team System 2008 Development Edition with MSDN Premium, or Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition with MSDN Premium.
· Up to 45 percent savings on Software Assurance step-up licenses from Visual Studio Team System 2008 Architecture Edition with MSDN Premium, Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition with MSDN Premium, Visual Studio Team System 2008 Development Edition with MSDN Premium, or Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition with MSDN Premium to Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite with MSDN Premium
Windows Software Assurance Attach Program
· Microsoft has extended the time period—from 90 days to 180 days—for customers to attach Software Assurance at full price to Windows desktop operating system licenses that were acquired with new PCs through an OEM.
· Products Included:
o Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional N, Windows XP Professional Blade PC Edition, Windows Tablet PC Edition, Windows Vista Business, and Windows Vista Blade PC Edition operating systems
Might we also suggest that now’s a great time to brush up on your sales skills and licensing knowledge to accompany these hot deals? We’ve got several great sales courses available to you as part of our Summer School promotion – attend now!
Introduction to the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) Licensing and Pricing
Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS): Sales Channels -- MOSP, EA, SPLA
5W/50 Series - Learn about early Partner success with Microsoft Online Services and their impact on the Partners business
Growing Your Business with Microsoft Online Services (Part 1)
Growing Your Business with Microsoft Online Services (Part 2)
Windows 7 Partner Readiness Day (Session 6 of 6) - Windows 7 Volume Licensing
Licensing Server-Based Products in Virtual Environments
Preview Windows 7 and Increase Windows Sales Today
WNS127AAL: VMware Compete: Understanding and winning in the VDI space
WNS42AAL: Beyond the Compete: Selling Microsoft Technologies to VMWare Customers
WNS133PAL: Selling Business Value of Windows Server 2008 R2
SQL76PAL: Emerge Stronger with Business Intelligence & SQL Server 2008
Have you used any of these incentives recently?