The Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA) was created to simplify your purchase experience by offering greater flexibility in how and where you buy from. It provides you with tools and terms to help you choose the most cost-effective solutions and optimize your cloud spending.
With the Microsoft Customer Agreement, Microsoft created a new buying experience built for cloud services.
The MCA streamlines your Azure purchasing with no lengthy required reducing your administrative tasks and administrative overhead. Simply accept the Microsoft Customer Agreement and take advantage of new invoice and cost management capabilities. It helps you understand and optimize your Azure costs, all in the same portal where you manage your Azure services.
How does it work
To create a new billing account, you have to accept the Microsoft Customer Agreement. You’ll use this new billing account to track costs of your Azure services, plus manage invoices and payments.
You will get enhanced billing and cost-management capabilties. This, to support you on your ongoing use of Azure services and business growth.
In the following infographic, Microsoft describes how your billing will be organized:
Wether if you have an SMB or an Enterprise Agreement, you can talk to your CSP, about transitioning your Azure services to the Microsoft Customer Agreement, without any service interruption.
For more information about how the Microsoft Customer Agreement is used to purchase all offers available in the Cloud Solution Provider program, reach out, our experts are ready to help.