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Microsoft Eliminating Partner Internal Use Rights

July 7, 2019

While partners bristle at plans, Microsoft says change part of broader shift

The days of free internal use rights (IUR) to Microsoft software are coming to an end for partners as Microsoft quietly announced last week that it’s phasing out the benefit to partners as part of a broader shift in its go-to-market strategy. Additionally, Microsoft is changing access to technical support through its Microsoft Action Pack (MAP) and competencies.