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DevOps with GitHub on Microsoft Azure Advanced Specialization

Program Overview and Requirements

Program Overview

Showcase your organization's capability to provide customers secure software development practices using DevOps principles and GitHub solutions. The DevOps with GitHub on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization validates that the partner has adopted robust processes to ensure customer success across all phases of deploying DevOps with GitHub on Microsoft Azure, from the assessment phase to design, pilot, implementation, and post-implementation phases.

A DevOps with GitHub on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization assures potential customers that a partner meets the highest standards for service delivery and support and increases partner visibility through prioritized ranking in searches and referrals via Microsoft AppSource.

For these reasons, this opportunity is available only to partners who meet additional stringent requirements.

Learn more about advanced specializations.

How do I apply?

Only an MPN Account Administrator or a Global Administrator of an organization's Microsoft partner account can submit an application for the DevOps with GitHub on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization on behalf of the organization. If you have the appropriate role and access, you can apply by signing into Partner Center and navigating to your Partner Center dashboard > Competencies > Advanced Specialization.

More information on how to apply.

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.

Details

Your company must have an active Gold Cloud Platform competency.

Details

Your company must meet the performance thresholds.

USD10,000 average monthly Azure consumed revenue (ACR) from the last three (3) months, aggregated from at least three (3) customers.

Learn more about Azure ACR.

ACR can be achieved through Digital Partner of Record, Partner Admin Link, and Cloud Solution Provider. Government subscriptions (i.e. Fairfax) are not eligible for ACR via PAL association.
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Two (2) MSX engagements, (not leads) under DevOps with GitHub in the "Commit (stage 3)" or higher, in the last twelve (12) months.

Details

Your company must have at least three (3) individuals certified as a Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert.

Details

Your company must pass a third-party audit. View audit checklist.