The Analytics on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization validates a partner’s deep experience in planning and delivering analytics solutions in Microsoft Azure, enabling customers to use the full breadth of their data assets to help build transformative and secure analytical solutions at enterprise scale.
The Analytics on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization allows partners with an active Gold Cloud Platform Competency to further differentiate their organizations, validate their capabilities, and build stronger connections with customers through their ability to plan and deliver tailored Microsoft analytics solutions using Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Databricks.
Partners who meet the comprehensive requirements to earn an advanced specialization receive a customer-facing label they can display on their business profile in the Microsoft AppSource, gain access to specific Microsoft go-to-market programs, are prioritized in customer searches to drive new business, and can generate a certified letter from Microsoft that verifies the advanced specialization that they have earned.
Learn more about Azure advanced specializations.
How do I apply?
Only administrators of an organizations’ Microsoft partner account can submit an application for the Analytics on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization on behalf of the organization. If you have the appropriate role and access, you can apply by signing into your Partner Center account and navigating to your Partner Center dashboard > Competencies > Advanced Specialization to start.