Silver competencies offer a clear path to help you showcase your skills in today’s competitive environment.
Gold competencies demonstrate your best-in-class capability within a specific solution area and can provide the greatest differentiation for your company.
A portfolio of competencies—including silver and gold, and across solution areas—can result in greater cross-sell opportunities as you attain expertise on a wider range of products and emerging technologies.
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||Two Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs) must pass qualifying exams, or your company must submit a device certified by the Windows Hardware Certification Program.
||Four unique MCPs with credentials not assigned to any other gold competency must pass qualifying exams or hold the required certifications; or two devices must be certified by the Windows Hardware Certification Program; or you must have a signed and current direct OEM Microsoft Agreement. |
||Meet a minimum revenue commitment.|
||Provide three verifiable customer references.
Provide five verifiable customer references.
Participate in the Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Index.
||Pay the silver competency fee.
||Pay the gold competency fee.|