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Modernize Endpoints specialization

Program Overview and Requirements

Program Overview

Validate your organization’s deep knowledge, extensive experience, and proven success in delivering holistic management solutions designed for the hybrid workplace can earn the Modernize Endpoints specialization.

The rise in hybrid work means organizations need to manage and enable secure access to corporate resources across mobile, desktop and virtual endpoints to better enable their workforce. This includes devices users need, operating systems that are secure by design, endpoint management solutions, and collaborative applications that are accessible from anywhere.

Partners who earn an specialization will have a customer-facing label displayed on their business profile, gain access to specific go-to-market programs, and be prioritized in customer searches in Microsoft AppSource


How do I apply?

Only administrators of an organization’s Microsoft partner account can submit an application for the Modernize Endpoints specialization. If you are the administrator for your organization’s Microsoft partner account, you can apply by signing in to your Partner Center account and navigating to the specializations section of your dashboard.

What are the requirements?

Eligible partners must meet the highest standards for service delivery and support. All requirements will be verified by Microsoft and/or a third-party vendor, either automatically or by manual review, and are subject to change.


Your organization must have an active Solutions Partner for Modern Work designation.


A minimum growth of 5,000 monthly active users (MAU) of Microsoft Intune in a trailing 12-month period.

Monthly active users (MAU): monthly active users are calculated on a rolling 28-day basis and represent the unique number of users taking an intentional action on a specific service.

Your company should achieve MAU through Claiming Partner of Record (CPOR).

Additional CPOR and Microsoft resources can be found here.


At least four individuals who have passed these certifications: Microsoft 365 Certified: Endpoint Administrator Associate and Microsoft 365 Certified: Administrator Expert.


At least two individuals who have passed the certification Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty.

You can have a combination of the same individuals or different individuals meet the exam requirements.


Three customer references that demonstrate your organization’s deep knowledge, extensive experience, and proven ability to deploy Modernize Endpoints solutions. Please review our Customer reference guidelines and template instructions before submitting.