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Partners with an active gold competency who demonstrate deep knowledge in a specific area may seek an advanced specialization. An advanced specialization will increase your visibility to customers through prioritized ranking in searches and assures potential customers that you meet the highest standards for service delivery and support.
Validate your expertise in analyzing workloads, generating schema models, and performing ETL operations to migrate data to Azure.
Validate your expertise in deploying production workloads to the cloud using containers and managing hosted Kubernetes environments in Azure.
Validate your expertise in migrating and optimizing production workloads running on Linux servers and/or MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, CassandraDB and MongoDB databases to Azure.
Validate your technical capability in deploying, optimizing, and securing virtual desktop infrastructure on Azure with Windows Virtual Desktop.
Validate your expertise in migrating and deploying production web application workloads, applying DevOps practices, and managing application services in Azure.
Validate your expertise in deploying SAP solutions on Azure.
Validate your expertise in migrating and optimizing Windows Server and SQL Server-based production workloads to Azure.
Showcase your extensive experience and proven success in providing adoption and change management services while driving Microsoft 365 usage and organizational change.
Prove your expertise in deploying and managing Microsoft 365 Phone System to drive customer business value.
Unlock a designation for your experience and proven success delivering Meetings and Meeting Rooms services and solutions for Microsoft Teams.
Earn recognition for your experience and proven success deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork workloads.
Show customers you can help them protect against threats by validating your capabilities to deploy Microsoft Threat Protection, Microsoft Cloud App Security, or Azure Sentinel workloads.
Monthly active usage (MAU) has replaced active entitlements (AE) as the way we measure performance requirements. While AE is measured at the SKU level, MAU measures at the customer tenant level. With MAU, we can more accurately measure your progress toward attaining a Cloud Productivity competency and applicable advanced specializations. Read the FAQ for more information about this change.