MSDN Licensing Question
Our Company is a Microsoft Gold partner. We have 3 locations worldwide
At the moment we receive several Visual Studio Licenses from our competencies:
25 - Gold Application Development
25 - Gold DevOps
10 - Gold ABTK Core (Location 2) - Expire in October 2019
25 - Gold ABTK Application Development (Location 2) - Expire in October 2019
25 - Gold ABTK DevOps (Location 2)- Expire in October 2019
25 - Gold ABTK Application Development (Location 3)- Expire in October 2019
10 - Gold ABTK Core (Location 3) - Expire in October 2019
The Gold ABTK were purchased in the old partner portal (PMC) as there you were able to buy them per location.
As Microsoft retired the Gold ABTK last year, we need a way to receive the licenses from that package.
As i understood we only can get these licenses by earning new competencies, but from reading the License Tables for Competency Partners we are capped at 150 wordwide and 50 per country. Microsoft live chat were unable to answer us if the licenses we receive from Gold (not ABTK) are per country or worldwide so in case we earn new competencies we might've been capped per country at 50 or we could get another 25 at have 75 in total.
We have the people with certification to get more than one competency (as we do now) in Application Development and DevOps, with Gold ABTK we were able to receive the licenses from that. But now, we cannot. Microsoft Support suggested that we can create a new account (tenant) at partner center and get gold there and then we will able to get the licenses from those competencies.
So im asking for some help in how to optimize our licensing as Microsoft support was not very helpful in that matter. Thanks
Development Platform & Tools
Thank you for your answer, but im afraid this won't help. I've already read this description of Limited-time online services and software offer - a dozen of times already 🙂
Can you please suggest anything else?
Thank you very much for posting on Microsoft Partner Community!
I understand you query and I am going to check first and then, me or someone with a greater area of expertise, will come back with an answer.