Server Incentive Program Resource Center

Created Date 2018-08-24 |  Modified Date 2024-01-24

Applies to: SIP
Added final SIP 2024 program letter and MEG.

Updated November 13, 2023

Added drafts of the SIP 2024 documents.

Updated July 20, 2023

We’ve updated the SIP MEG and added marketing and training resources.

Updated December 20, 2022

We’ve added SIP 2023 and removed SIP 2020. Under program resources, we’ve added the final SIP 2023 program letter and the final SIP marketing execution guide (MEG) is coming soon.

Updated November 01, 2022

Server Incentive Program Simplify Proof of Execution (SPOE) effective today – November 1, 2022.

Updated October 4, 2022

The new launch date for the Server Incentive Program simplified claims submission process will be November 1, 2022.

Updated September 23, 2022

Added a new link where you can find the SPOE partner training deck and recording for Server incentive Program partners.

Updated September 02, 2022

Added new announcement about SPOE training for SIP partners taking place on September 15, 2022.

Updated August 26, 2022

SIP 2022 is being extended until March 31, 2023. The new program year will begin on April 1, 2023.

Updated August 19, 2022

Upcoming Server Incentive Program Proof of Execution Policy/Tool Changes effective October 1, 2022.

Updated January 11, 2022

Adding the Server FY22 Windows Server, SQL Server, and Azure Stack HCI, reporting template for ease of reference and use.

Updated September 03, 2021

Adding Server FY22 Windows Server, SQL Server, and Azure Stack HCI Marketing Execution Guide for Partner reference.

Updated August 06, 2021

This update is providing Final Program Terms for 2022 Program Year (Clean and Redline versions) for Server Incentive Program Partners.

Updated July 8, 2021

Added Partner Center Updates - FX Currency Rate updates.

Updated May 31, 2021

Removing outdated content and updating program name to reflect updates.

Updated February 23, 2021

Server MDF MEG for Tier 1 (January 2021 Update) has been added to FY21 Program Resources.

Updated October 13, 2020

Removed "How to request creative pre-approval for SMD" from Helpful Resources

Updated August 27, 2020

Update includes Final Program Terms for 2021 Program Year (Clean + Redline) for Server MDF Tier 1 and Tier 2 Partners and publication of the 2021 Server MDF MEG.

Updated July 15, 2020

Preview Terms for Program Year 2021 includes new eligibility criteria and new cycle-based marketing structure and requirements.

Updated April 30, 2020

Redesigned the Server MDF Incentives Resource Center for a more friendly user experience. Resources are now conveniently separated by program year.

Updated November 11, 2019

This communication has been updated to include FY20 resources.

Updated August 16, 2019

Updated FY20 Server MDF pre-approval training guide for partners.