This articles outlines the eligibility requirements for participation in the Hosting Incentives program.
In order to receive an invitation in the Hosting Incentive, a partner must meet the following criteria on or before September 30.
Partners must meet or exceed a revenue threshold by the following dates:
SPLA and High Volume Services (HVS) usage revenue by geography as reported for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
Mature Markets: US, Canada, France, Germany, UK, WE, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, SINGAPORE Emerging Markets: MEA, Latam, Greater China, India, CEE, APAC excluding Australia, New Zealand, SINGAPORE
Named Hosters with a Direct SPLA Agreement with Microsoft that includes a direct Rebate on invoices will not receive the Hosting Partner Incentive Rebate.
Non-compliance with eligibility requirements
The eligibility requirements of Hosting Incentives are separate from the requirements in SPLA. Named Hoster eligibility is assessed annually before the incentive program launch for the year. If you are unable to meet the eligibility requirements, you may lose your ability to earn incentives during the period of lapse.
You may still operate under the requirements in SPLA, even if you lose your eligibility to receive Hosting Incentives, unless you have been formally notified that you have become ineligible to operate under SPLA. If you fail to comply with your agreements, Microsoft may terminate your participation in Hosting Incentives.
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Article ID: 3159413 - Last Review: May 16, 2017 - Revision: 4