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Microsoft develops, manufactures and sells computer software and cloud services, such as Microsoft Azure, the world's most trusted hybrid cloud solution.

Empowering hybrid cloud solutions to meet the needs of businesses

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About Microsoft

Microsoft can offer your clients industry-leading IaaS, PaaS and SaaS cloud solutions with integrated machine learning across more regions than any other provider in the industry.

As Microsoft Indirect Provider of the Year (2019), Arrow has made a significant impact in accelerating customers to CSPs. Arrow has shown great success with identifying, understanding and capitalizing on new opportunities through our cloud platform, ArrowSphere and ArrowSphere's customer portal, a self-service portal designed for your customers.

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Arrow represents Microsoft in both the United States and Canada.

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Microsoft recognizes Arrow

Our commitment to helping accelerate cloud growth and enabling operational excellence doesn’t go unnoticed. Arrow was selected as a finalist for not one, but two Microsoft awards!

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Arrow and Microsoft

Arrow's knowledgeable and experienced team can help you sell and deliver Microsoft's solutions. We support your customers at every stage of their journey by:

  • Making it easy to purchase, provision and manage your Microsoft solutions through ArrowSphere, Arrow’s cloud delivery and management platform
  • Providing access to ideal target partners across SPs, CSPs and MSPs
  • Equipping Microsoft partners with the knowledge and expertise needed to sell more solutions across a range of sectors and in a number of different use cases
  • Recommending complementary solutions to complete Microsoft's offerings
  • Generating demand with business development and tailored marketing campaigns
  • Offering a full portfolio of consultancy services from pre-sales assessments to solution design, support and training

Let Arrow get you started with Microsoft today!

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How Arrow supports Microsoft

  • ArrowSphere is our industry-leading cloud brokerage platform where Arrow partners can self-service their customers' CSP licenses through quoting, ordering and procurement, using services and solutions powered by the world's leading technology companies. With ArrowSphere, you can leverage interactive analytic tools and set thresholds to monitor your customer’s Azure consumption with a few clicks of a button. You can also take advantage of ArrowSphere’s easy-to-use reporting tool to manage your SPLA consumption month over month.
  • Premium Microsoft technical support combats the everyday technical challenges involved with your customers' CSP licenses. We provides a cost-efficient solution through a partner- and customer-level support package. An Arrow Tech team is on stand-by 24x7 to assist with any CSP licensing issues.
  • Post-billing program takes the weight off our partner’s shoulders by floating their CSP invoice 30 days and only charging for what was actually used.
  • "Marketing-in-a-Box” toolkit connects partners to their customers via marketing automation, social media and content management.

Why partner with Arrow and Microsoft?

Arrow is a distribution partner with Microsoft with direct API integration into the Microsoft portals for service provisioning and configuration. As one of only a handful of value-added distributors, our mission is to help solution providers expand their customer base and grow sales faster than the market for Microsoft Cloud Services.

Arrow educates and enables our partners, helps build their pipeline, provides support, and, ultimately, supports them in growing their Microsoft Cloud Service Provider (CSP) solution business. We offer a truly channel-only model for Microsoft Cloud Services; and, since we don’t deal direct, there’s no risk of compromising your relationship with your end-customers.

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ArrowSphere Cloud Platform

Arrow's award-winning ArrowSphere platform makes it easy for you to manage all your cloud products, including AWS. The platform provides end-to-end cloud lifecycle management with features like automated provisioning, comprehensive billing integration, reporting and predictive analytics.

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Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program

The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program is designed to allow Arrow partners to sell a variety of Microsoft cloud services along with their own products, services and offerings. And through our ArrowSphere platform, partners can start selling Microsoft Cloud Services immediately with minimal investment. Benefits of the Microsoft CSP program include:

  • Control of security, subscriptions and expenses
  • Additional revenue streams from alternative cloud services
  • Chance to build cloud services around trusted Microsoft technology
  • Growth from new and existing customers thanks to enhanced services
  • Fast and safe cloud migration to the cloud
  • End-to-end expert support of Microsoft technology
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Microsoft program offerings

Microsoft CSP Indirect

  • SaaS offerings: Arrow carries the complete Indirect CSP Commercial SaaS Catalog for Microsoft, such as:
    • Microsoft 365
    • Office 365
    • Exchange Online
    • Windows 10
    • Microsoft Intune
    • Microsoft Teams
  • IaaS offering:
    • Microsoft Azure provides the resources you need to build apps or enterprise solutions from scratch or migrate them from on-premises or other cloud providers.

Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA)

Agreements through Arrow will provide access to the Volume Licensing Center where customers can leverage Core, Processor, and User licenses.

Microsoft ISV program

The Microsoft Integrated Service Vendor (ISV) program offers our partners the chance to develop software solutions and sell those solutions and services within the Arrow Ecosystem, while leveraging the cloud. Through Arrow, whether your interests are in app modernization, increased market visibility, or a simple migration to Azure, we’ve got you covered. We can:

  • Help you increase revenue
  • Reduce your cost of operations with our billing process
  • Expand market reach regionally or globally!
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Easily market Microsoft to your customers

When you sign up for Arrow's Curated Content, you will receive relevant and timely content from Microsoft, so you can more effectively sell solutions to your customers. This will include high-quality videos, white papers, cases studies, thought leadership articles, lead capture forms and more. By utilizing Curated Content, you can easily execute a digital marketing strategy, accelerate demand generation, and capture and close leads.

Every week, you will be sent content organized into campaigns that can be shared to your website, blog, social media accounts, as well as sent via email. It’s all done in a few easy clicks — or you can let the program automatically do it for you. Sign up today!

 

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