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Self-test your application in 3 easy steps to meet your Microsoft Partner Network requirement

Microsoft Platform Ready provides you the self-testing and validation tools needed to meet the application testing requirements of the Microsoft Partner Network 

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Download and test your application’s compatibility and meet competency requirements with the MPR test tools - application testing is FREE.

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Validate your application's commercial availability and your support policies - a 499 USD validation fee applies.

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About Microsoft Platform Ready

Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) is designed to give you what you need to self-test and validate your applications to meet the requirements of several different Microsoft Partner Network Competencies. The downloadable self-test tools are designed to complete your testing in under 3 hours and, in many cases, even less.

Before You Start

Before you start testing with the Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tools make sure that you review the Microsoft Partner Network Disclosure Guide which contains the latest changes to Competency requirements.

Also, before logging into Microsoft Platform Ready make sure that your Microsoft Account (formerly LiveID) is currently associated with an active Microsoft Partner Network Account.  Only results from associated and active MPN accounts will get credited with test results.  For more information on how to associate your Microsoft Account with your MPN Partner ID please see the Simplified Association Process Page



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For questions about MPR contact MPR Support.

For questions about the MPN competency program qualifications, Pinpoint or your MPN account you need to contact your regional MPN support center. 

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