Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) and the ABCs of modern Microsoft cloud licensing

Learn how the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program helps partners add value while their customers gain flexibility

Editor’s note (June 2019): We updated this post to reflect the latest CSP news and Softchoice webinar which can be viewed below. 

Technology acquisition continues to evolve – away from physically owned infrastructure and towards cloud subscription services – and vendors are offering great programs to go along with it.

Microsoft has recognized how customer buying habits have changed to meet the rapid pace of innovation and have developed the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. It’s all part of a larger trend moving away from traditional software licensing. By 2020, Gartner predicts that 80% of software vendors will abandon “traditional” licensing and maintenance for subscription models.

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