Learn more about the Azure programs that are currently available in New Zealand.


Traditional App Modernisation Program

Available for: Docker approved partners only
Looking to modernise traditional line of business applications using containerisation? This program, supported by Docker, provides ECIF funds up to $25K to accelerate a PoC and motion onto Azure. Its portability, security, and efficiency will allow you to make the transition without recoding or refactoring your apps, with a demonstrable return on investment in as little as one week.

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Azure CSP Migration Program

Partners that identify customers with >$100K (USD) oppprtunity to move to an Azure Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) over the course of 12 months can secure a rebate from Microsoft of up to 30% to use for their proof of concept, migration, and deployment.
Contact your PDM or Microsoft Field contact relevant to the account for assistance and additional details.

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Cloud Workshop Resources for Partners

Partners can use this GitHub Repository to deliver their own Azure Cloud Workshops from a choice of 35 different workshops. This top-level repository gives you access to resources for each of the 35 workshops which are maintained in their own repositories – issues and activity for each individual workshop therefore takes plan in those self-contained repositories. This repository contains the Wiki, captures the overall process to create and maintain MCW content, and top-level issues that are not specific to individual workshops.

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Introduction to Azure Databricks [FREE]

Explore Azure Databricks for free
We encourage partners to offer this to customers – with 14 days of free Databricks units. Only pay for the virtual machines you use, cancel anytime.

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End-Of-Support Offer: SQL, Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2

Support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 will end soon, which means you’ll no longer receive security patches for these versions. Outdated and unsupported platforms open loopholes for unexpected cyberattacks and introduce compliance concerns for organisations that have specific industry regulations or those who need to meet the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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