Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Server 2014

Explore the new SQL Server 2014                              
Take your cloud to a new level
Become a SQL Server solutions capabilities expert and your business can earn any or all of the following Microsoft Partner Network competencies:



What you need to know

SQL Server delivers breakthrough performance for mission-critical applications by using in-memory technologies with faster insights from any data to any user. SQL Server supports a resilient platform for building, deploying, and managing solutions that span on-premises and cloud.

If you have a gold or silver competency, sign in to the Microsoft Server and Cloud Partner Resources site to gain access to Server and Cloud partner resources and information to help you win against the competition (Microsoft account sign in required).

Cloud is our core

By partnering with Microsoft, you can make money selling industry-leading cloud solutions, and your success will not only grow your business but unlock additional support, benefits, and incentives. Partners now have a path to qualify for three new competencies for Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure through proven cloud performance.


Help your customers take advantage of innovative data, cloud-computing, and mission-critical features available in Microsoft SQL Server. With SQL Server, Microsoft large account resellers (LAR) can:
  • Drive Microsoft enrollment for Application Platform revenue by offering customers the best transition to SQL Server.
  • Increase deal size by selling high-end, tier-one applications.
  • Create up-sell and cross-sell opportunities private cloud solutions with cloud-ready databases.
  • Get higher volume by adding business-critical capabilities to modernize legacy platforms.
  • Expand yield by selling innovative business intelligence solutions.


SQL Server resources

  • Learn and get ready
  • Take advantage of online training and readiness resources to learn about the great features in SQL Server.

  • Social networks

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