The new commerce experience (NCE) was launched in Microsoft’s CSP program for Azure plan, Server subscriptions, and Azure reserved instances in 2019, and in 2022, Microsoft will introduce a new set of commercial-priced offers in the new commerce experience for Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, and Power Platform.
The new commerce experience will result in a more intuitive and streamlined purchase experience for partners, making it easier to meet the diverse needs of customers and reducing the complexity of the overall sales process between partners and their customers. The revisions and additions to policies, functionalities, offers, processes, and billing included in this release have two goals:
Please join us for a webinar on January 27 where we will review NCE and the upcoming changes to CSP pricing.
|Dec 31, 2021||Last day to transact Open License|
|Jan 2022||General availability of seat-based offers in CSP new commerce experience for M365, D365, Power Platform, and Windows 365.|
|Jan 2022: - June 2022||Seat-based offers – Monthly term promotional offers priced the same as annual term for seat-based offers.|
|Jan 2022: - March 2022||Seat-based offers – 5% discount on annual term promotional pricing|
|March 2022||Portfolio expansion with the introduction of new capabilities including multi-geo add-ons, multi-year (3-year) term offers, hybrid use benefits for Microsoft 365, and bulk transitions from legacy will be available in new commerce.|
|March 2022||New CSP subscriptions are only available in new commerce.|
|July 1, 2022||Renewing CSP subscriptions are only available in new commerce.|
|Oct 2022||Reseller Incentives for seat-based Online Services and CSP transactions in new commerce only.|