Microsoft Cloud Easy Offer ends September 30, 2012!

Please encourage your SMB customers to leverage this great Cloud Easy Offer. This offer enables U.S. customers (small & mid-size, up to 200 seats)
to earn subsidy funds on qualifying Online Services subscriptions purchases.

3 Easy Steps for Customers

  1. PURCHASE from the suite of qualifying Online Services by September 30, 2012. The full list of qualifying SKUs is available on
  2. REDEEM online within 30 days of purchase.
  3. SPEND subsidy check with your nominated Microsoft partner within 90 days of issue.

Partners, Alert Your Customers!

  • Add the Cloud Easy Offer to your customer communications through September 30, 2012
  • Customer-ready marketing materials are available on
  • Execute a “Limited Time Only!” campaign
  • High touch campaign using COIT
    • Use your Customer Opportunity Insight Tool (COIT) to identify white space opportunities
      • Ex: Look for “High” Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online customers
      • Ex: Look for customers with SharePoint, they are Developer Tools targets
      • Have each account manager call and then follow-up in email with a Cloud Easy message for your organization

Partner FAQs

What products are included in The Cloud Easy Offer?
The Cloud Easy offer includes Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, Windows Intune, Microsoft Lync Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online and Microsoft Exchange Online. The complete list of qualifying products and services will be made available in the offer Terms and Conditions on

How is the Cloud Easy Offer different from the Big Easy Offer? The Cloud Easy offer methodology is consistent with prior Big Easy offer promotions, however, only eligible Microsoft Online Services subscription revenue will be considered in the Cloud Easy offer.

How should I position The Cloud Easy Offer to my customers?
The Cloud Easy offer lets customers earn partner subsidies, which they can use to purchase additional software, subscriptions and associated services. Customers
have a limited time (July 1 to September 30, 2012 inclusive) to take advantage of this offer. On, you’ll find customer-ready materials that include a to-customer flyer and banner ads that help you explain and promote the offer.