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Open Renewals Center


The Open Renewals Center is a collection of guidance and resources to help you identify and capture your opportunities and grow your pipeline with small and medium businesses. Did you know?

  • Every quarter, U.S. partners can renew expiring licenses and access tens of millions of dollars in Open Renewal revenue.
  • Every quarter, when you are up to date on your annuity agreements, you are providing an invaluable business-boosting service to your customers.
  • Annuity agreements guarantee you a secure and steady stream of software and services revenue.

Identify and capture your opportunities

  • Use your Microsoft Renewals workbook to find customers that have licensing agreements up for renewal in coming months.
  • Evaluate your current customers’ licensing agreements to determine if you have any are expiring in next 60 to 120 days.
  • Understand Microsoft licensing and follow-up with your customers using resources such as customizable letters for upcoming renewals and expired renewals.

 

Download your Renewals workbook

Sign in to Virtual Partner Concierge with your Microsoft account associated with your Microsoft Partner Network membership, then, select Your Customer List in the Toolbox section on the right side. Include your company name and your contact information.

Access licensing and sales resources

Understand Microsoft licensing:

Each quarter Microsoft sends notices to customers whose licenses are up for renewal within the next 90 days. View the renewal notices on the Ready-to-Go Marketing website (requires sign-in).

Place your order

Contact your distributor when you’re ready to order.

Need help closing a deal? Local Partner Territory Managers can help VARs close new Open License and Open Value business and renew existing Open License and Open Value customer agreements. View a list of managers in East, Central, and West regions.