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Managed services

See how providing managed services can help you improve your margins, future-proof your business, and add value to your customers.

How to build a managed services business

Here are the steps to getting your managed services business up and running in the cloud.

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Understand your market surroundings and get prepared for success.

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Business plan

Develop a roadmap to help drive your business forward.

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Evaluation tools

Assure your progress to keep track of what’s working best.

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Find the right price-points to perfectly position your offerings.

Get credit for your cloud performance

Partners who design, build, deploy, or manage cloud services may qualify for incentives, silver or gold competencies, advanced specializations, and Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) designations through partner association mechanisms.

Native management tooling and automation on Azure for Service Providers

Enhance efficiency, profitability, and growth in your managed services business with the tools to manage your customers’ cloud accounts at scale and help lead their digital transformation.

The Cloud Solution Provider program

Get on the path to providing managed services and grow your cloud business with confidence.

Introducing Azure Expert MSP

Microsoft is committed to growing partner relationships. Learn about the new top-tier partner program.