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Partner with Microsoft to Accelerate your ISV Business

Are you ready to partner with Microsoft?

Are you ready to kick start your partnering journey with Microsoft – complete the online self-assessment form and receive a call from the NZ Microsoft team to discuss what stage of the journey you are at. Click here to fill out the form.

Power your innovation with Microsoft

Cloud has significantly transformed the ISV industry and customer expectations. Therefore, building and scaling your apps on a trusted, secure cloud is critical to customer retention and acquisition.

Become a Microsoft ISV - Build, Market, and Sell your solutions efficiently. Get guidance on building modern, scalable, and secure apps, and developing your go to market plans. Finally, expose your solution on the Commercial Marketplace and take advantage of multiple channels to reach customers globally.

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Build on your terms and innovate with the right resources aligned to specific activities, lifecycle stages and solution areas. Take your solution from idea to market with curated resources, proven advice and actionable steps . Start your journey with the Solution Workspace and enable your solution with the right services to take to market.

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It’s time to go to market. As you prepare to introduce your solution to the right customers, Microsoft and the Partner Network have expertise, resources, programs, and offers designed to help you accelerate your time to market, generate demand, and grow your business. From personalized consultation and guidance to customizable marketing assets, we have what you need. ISVs can take advantage of our Marketplace Rewards and go-to-market services to reach millions of customers looking for apps and services.

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Reach millions of cloud customers with Microsoft’s commercial marketplace. Our commercial marketplace surfaces your app in the most applicable location based on target audience—AppSource or Azure Marketplace. Publishing in the commercial marketplace gives you access to joint go-to-market activities with Microsoft and helps organizations find, try, buy, and deploy your app or service. Some solutions will also be appropriate for Microsoft field sellers to facilitate an introduction or engagement and work together with your sales team in a joint motion of IP co-selling.

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Microsoft ISV Chats

Microsoft ISV Chats

Build / Market / Sell

The New Zealand Microsoft ISV team are excited to bring you Microsoft ISV Chats. This webinar series has been put together during lock down and gives us a candid view of challenges and opportunities ISVs are working through as they build their innovative solutions. The Microsoft ISV team, in conjunction with our ISV Partners, have put together a series of 30-minute sessions to help you learn from their experiences, challenges, and how they have become successful NZ ISVs.
Join us and hear from Industry experts such as Danny Ing, Akinyemi Koyi, and Carmen Vicelich to see how they are selling into global markets.

Enable your ISV Cloud Journey with an ISV Cloud Solution Provider (CSP)

We have a number of ISV businesses in New Zealand both large and small. There is a massive growth opportunity in building out your own IP and selling that to customers globally. We are supporting the breadth of ISV's through a select group of our ISV focused Cloud Solution Partners (CSPs). Our partners help us identify growth ISV's that locally we can help accelerate through technical support, go to market resources and leveraging our sell with programmes. Engage with one of our CSPs below to find out more.

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Parallo helps ISVs on an Azure journey of migration, modernisation and management, ensuring that security, performance, availability and cost are continually optimised. Parallo provide mature managed services with a high degree of automation to achieves this.

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Bringing together their specialist DevOps experience in designing, creating, managing and modernising Azure environments, Lancom has proven ISV experience in both creating and supporting successful global SaaS companies running on Azure.

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Equinox IT

We take the pain out of Cloud and DevOps with stable and secure platforms. We reduce the risk by moving to the Cloud safely and iteratively We plan and achieve cost effective results. We co-create with your team, to adopt modern tools and techniques

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Aware Group

Aware Group deliver tailored workshops to help you implement Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) into your business.

Partner with Microsoft to drive your business success

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Be Future Ready

- 1000+ capabilities built over the past year
- Quickly deploy pre-built and custom AI capabilities
- Analytics 14 times faster



• Enhanced security through massive $1B investment in cybersecurity
• Most comprehensive compliance coverage


Global Sales and Marketing Machine

Providing you the sales and marketing resources, partner offers, and programs to accelerate ISV partner revenue growth and scale.


Enterprise companies are Azure customers

A trusted technology provider for the enterprise.
• 95% of the Fortune 500 trust their business with Azure
• Azure’s market share increased 17 percentage points in two years

Other ISV Resources

Tools and resources to guide you through your innovation transformation with confidence.

Why sell with  Marketplace

Why Sell Through Marketplace

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Solution Workspace

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Partner to Partner Overview

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MS ISV Sizzle

Microsoft Commercial Marketplace

Microsoft Commercial Marketplace