Cloud Platform

Capitalize on the growing demand for infrastructure and software as a service (SaaS) solutions built on Microsoft Azure. Differentiate your business and you’ll be eligible for Signature Cloud Support, Microsoft Azure internal-use software licenses, and more.

Check your competency status

View your competency status to stay on track of all your active and in-progress competencies.

 

Microsoft products associated with this competency

 

Benefits

Silver

Gold

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Microsoft Azure credits
US$6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
US$12,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Access to the Cloud Platform Roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans



Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Eligibility for Azure Consumption Incentives. Learn more about these incentives.
Eligibility for Azure Deployment Planning Services. Learn more about AZDPS.

Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization

Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure. Learn more about IUR Mobility.


Direct partner support provided by a regional contact or tele-partner account manager

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Silver
Gold
Microsoft Azure credits
Silver
US$6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Gold
US$12,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Silver
5 licenses
Gold
25 licenses
Access to the Cloud Platform Roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans
Silver

Gold


Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Silver
Gold
Eligibility for Azure Consumption Incentives. Learn more about these incentives.
Silver
Gold
Eligibility for Azure Deployment Planning Services. Learn more about AZDPS.
Silver

Gold
Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization
Silver

Gold
Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure. Learn more about IUR Mobility.
Silver

Gold

Direct partner support provided by a regional contact or tele-partner account manager
Silver
Gold

Requirements

Silver

Gold


One person must complete one of the following options:

Option 1–Pass one of the following assessments:

Option 2–Pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University Learning Paths.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Two people each must complete one of the following options:

Option 1–Pass one of the following assessments:

Option 2–Pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University Learning Paths.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple gold competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Developed markets:

  • Partners must demonstrate US$15,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.
  • Partner will need to be associated as the Azure Transacting Partner or Digital Partner of Record to qualify. Get more info here.

Developing markets:

  • Partners must demonstrate US$10,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.
Review the country list of developed and developing markets.

Partners must demonstrate US$100,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.

Partner will need to be associated as the Azure Transacting Partner or Digital Partner of Record to qualify. Get more info here.

Review the country list of developed and developing markets.


Silver

One person must complete one of the following options:

Option 1–Pass one of the following assessments:

Option 2–Pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University Learning Paths.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Gold

Two people each must complete one of the following options:

Option 1–Pass one of the following assessments:

Option 2–Pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University Learning Paths.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple gold competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Silver

Developed markets:

  • Partners must demonstrate US$15,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.
  • Partner will need to be associated as the Azure Transacting Partner or Digital Partner of Record to qualify. Get more info here.

Developing markets:

  • Partners must demonstrate US$10,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.
Review the country list of developed and developing markets.

Gold

Partners must demonstrate US$100,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.

Partner will need to be associated as the Azure Transacting Partner or Digital Partner of Record to qualify. Get more info here.

Review the country list of developed and developing markets.


Silver

One person must complete one of the following options:

Option 1–Pass one of the following assessments:

Option 2–Pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University Learning Paths.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.

Gold

Two people each must complete one of the following options:

Option 1–Pass one of the following assessments:

Option 2–Pass one of the following exams:

Training content for the exams and certifications can be found on the Partner University Learning Paths.

If your employees or contractors pass the competency exams, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple gold competencies.

Tip: Partners can work on obtaining their customer evidence and organization profile requirements before completing the technical requirements listed above.


Silver

Developed markets:

  • Partners must demonstrate US$15,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.
  • Partner will need to be associated as the Azure Transacting Partner or Digital Partner of Record to qualify. Get more info here.

Developing markets:

  • Partners must demonstrate US$10,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.
Review the country list of developed and developing markets.

Gold

Partners must demonstrate US$100,000 Azure customer consumption and/or Azure partner consumption within the previous 12 months.

Partner will need to be associated as the Azure Transacting Partner or Digital Partner of Record to qualify. Get more info here.

Review the country list of developed and developing markets.

Benefits

Silver

Gold

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Microsoft Azure credits
US$6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
US$12,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Access to the Cloud Platform Roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans



Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Eligibility for Azure Consumption Incentives. Learn more about these incentives.
Eligibility for Azure Deployment Planning Services. Learn more about AZDPS.

Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization

Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure. Learn more about IUR Mobility.


Direct partner support provided by a regional contact or tele-partner account manager

Receive a set of core benefits as part of your Microsoft Partner Network membership

Silver
Gold
Microsoft Azure credits
Silver
US$6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Gold
US$12,000 Azure credit per enrollment year

(in addition to US$100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Silver
5 licenses
Gold
25 licenses
Access to the Cloud Platform Roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans
Silver

Gold


Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Silver
Gold
Eligibility for Azure Consumption Incentives. Learn more about these incentives.
Silver
Gold
Eligibility for Azure Deployment Planning Services. Learn more about AZDPS.
Silver

Gold
Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization
Silver

Gold
Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure. Learn more about IUR Mobility.
Silver

Gold

Direct partner support provided by a regional contact or tele-partner account manager
Silver
Gold

Cloud Platform resources

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As an admin for your organization, you can manage and track your company’s competency in the Partner Membership Center