Accelerate your SMB cloud business
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Accelerate your SMB cloud business

  • ​Build and expand your business by using the momentum of the cloud.
  • Capture the SMB cloud market opportunity
  • Differentiate your business and become a trusted advisor
Learn more about the SMB cloud opportunity

​Top 5 benefits

Learn about additional benefits


​Core requirements

  • ​Have Microsoft Certified Professionals pass the required exams
  • Meet revenue criteria (for gold competency only)
  • Pass the licensing and business assessments and sign the Microsoft Online Services Partner Agreement
  • Provide verifiable customer evidence and complete your online profile 
  • Pay the competency fee

Get details about silver competency requirements and gold competency requirements


​Partner Connect

Watch the following video to learn more about the benefits of earning the Small Business competency.