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Technical Presales and Deployment Services (TPD)

Engage with Microsoft technical consultants and get proactive, personalized assistance to help you build your practice or solution.

Find the help you need – when you need it most

Use Technical Presales and Deployment Services (TPD) for remote, personalized, one-to-one consultations to build your technical capabilities faster to increase sales, deploy more effectively, and accelerate app development.

  • Microsoft Partners with Gold, Silver and Action Pack offers use Partner Advisory Hours for consultations
  • In addition, Gold and Silver partners receive unlimited presales assistance
Offer Type
Number of Advisory Hours
Technical Presales
Gold 50 Unlimited
Silver 20 Unlimited
Action Pack (MAPS) 5 Deducts Advisory hours
Action Pack (MAPS)
Action Pack (MAPS)
Deducts Advisory hours

Network members can purchase Microsoft Action Pack to receive 5 advisory hours 

Connect with Technical Presales and Deployment (TPD) consultants

Get expert assistance building your practice or solution. Sign in using your MPN associated Gold, Silver or Microsoft Action Pack Partner Center account to get proactive, personalized help from Microsoft partner technical consultants.

Accelerate your Microsoft 365 app development

To help you build apps and expand your reach, take advantage of a new set of benefits for ISVs. Benefits include access to 1:1 consultations with Microsoft technology experts to help you design and launch your apps in the Microsoft commercial marketplace. See if you qualify today!

Learn more about Technical Presales and Deployment Services

Technical Presales Consultations provide guidance for partners as they work to pitch and close a sales opportunity. This can include defining a value proposition, providing cost estimates, managing customer objections, responding to competitor messaging, demonstrating technical solutions, initiating a technical proof-of-concept in a lab, and architecture planning and design leading to a Statement of Work.
Deployment Consultations can help partners as they plan and implement solutions for their customers. This includes architecture planning and design guidance, best practices and deployment guidance, product references and documentation. A Deployment Consultation is neither a step-by-step guide for deployment nor direct, hands-on deployment services or support.
Marketplace Consultations can help you assess your business and technical capabilities to uncover key opportunities that can extend your practice development. Learn more about how to publish in the Microsoft commercial marketplace and use it for ongoing lead generation—including the technical guidance you need to finish and publish your solution.
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Learn how to migrate an existing application, accelerate the development of a new one, or get to market faster. Stretch the boundaries of your technical solutions with innovative approaches to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Dive into our server migration, data migration, SAP on Azure, application innovation, artificial intelligence, analytics, and IoT options.

Get prepared to address the main challenges when building a cloud application on Azure. Get assistance to speed up the design, development and deployment of your cloud application and to successfully publish it in the Microsoft commercial marketplace. Work with our Consultants to receive technical guidance and best practices to build well-architected and high-quality applications on Azure. 

Get prepared to address the real-world scenarios you encounter when closing deals and deploying Microsoft Data & AI solutions. Get assistance for closing sales, improving sales pitches and creating technical capabilities in the scenarios of Data Platform Modernization, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Work with our Consultants to eliminate technical blockers and address the main challenges when deploying Microsoft Data & AI solutions. 

Get prepared to address the real-world scenarios you encounter when closing deals and deploying Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions. Get assistance closing sales for Microsoft 365 for Cloud Productivity, Device Management, and Security solutions. Work with our Consultants to help you enhance your organization's capabilities for deploying, managing, and securing Microsoft 365.

In-scope products
All Cloud or Hybrid solutions are supported.
Windows 10, and on-premises Windows Server and Microsoft SQL mainstream support versions only

Out of scope products
Exclusively on-premises versions of Microsoft Office Servers Exchange, SharePoint
Exclusively on-premises versions of Dynamics – Dynamics 365, Dynamics GP, SL, AX, NAV
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Products in private or public preview
Help is provided on a best efforts basis, for non production environments and with no guarantee on information availability or response time.