Technical presales and deployment services

From the point you start to invest in Microsoft – to when you begin selling and deploying – and all the way through when you have more complex deals in technologies, Microsoft is there to support you across the lifecycle. Learn how your benefits apply and how to access the resources, when you need them.

Win more deals Accelerate deployment

Your competitive advantage starts here

Win more deals, accelerate deployment, and increase consumption of Microsoft solutions by leveraging technical training and personalized presales and deployment assistance to accelerate your business – available through your Microsoft Partner Network core benefits.

Microsoft Azure

Are your consultants equipped to a comprehensive set of cloud solutions with an unmatched depth and breadth of capabilities?

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Whether you’re a new or existing Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online partner, find the resources you need to grow your team’s skillset.

Microsoft Office 365

Find technical services across the customer lifecycle to help enable you to win more Office 365 deals and accelerate deployment.

Microsoft Windows 10 & Enterprise Mobility Suite

Embrace the partner opportunities available with Windows 10, a platform for the mobile-first, cloud-first world.

Discover the difference

Learn about tools available to help you accelerate sales, deployment and consumption of Microsoft cloud and hybrid solution

Technical training

Whether you are getting started with a new technology, are new to your role or need to delve deeper into customer scenarios, you can build your technical presales and deployment skill set by attending technical training. Technical training can help you learn how to:

  • Grow and manage your business using your Internal Use Rights (IUR) benefit
  • Build a repeatable, scalable deployment practice
  • Manage the most common customer presales and deployment scenarios

Access technical training by utilizing your partner advisory hours. Some training is available at no charge.


Select the best training option for your team

Technical presales assistance

Gain a competitive advantage to win more deals through technical consultation and customized guidance to help you position Microsoft solutions, overcome customer objections, demonstrate the value of solutions, and present solutions to your prospective customers, including:

  • Proof-of-concept guidance
  • Business value proposition
  • Competitive assistance
  • Feature overview and comparison guidance
  • Request for proposal (RFP) questions
  • Technical licensing recommendations

For requests outside of the qualified Technical Presales Assistance core benefit, partner advisory hours are deducted from benefits.


Submit an Advisory request

Learn quick tips on how to submit an Advisory request.

Advisory Services

Develop better solutions, accelerate deployment, and increase consumption with personalized technical assistance during the design, development, and deployment phases of your projects to help you expand your capabilities, be more efficient, and apply best practices as you build and deploy Microsoft products and solution, including:

  • Design and implementation guidance
  • Test environment review
  • Solution integration assistance
  • Migration and deployment planning
  • Scenario guidance and solution architecture
  • Get Current internal deployment services

Partner advisory hours are deducted from benefits.


Submit an Advisory request

Learn quick tips on how to submit an Advisory request.

Technical training

Whether you are getting started with a new technology, are new to your role or need to delve deeper into customer scenarios, you can build your technical presales and deployment skill set by attending technical training. Technical training can help you learn how to:

  • Grow and manage your business using your Internal Use Rights (IUR) benefit
  • Build a repeatable, scalable deployment practice
  • Manage the most common customer presales and deployment scenarios

Access technical training by utilizing your partner advisory hours. Some training is available at no charge.


Select the best training option for your team

Working with [Partner Technical Services] has been a good exercise and experience. It helped us achieve a better response time and deliver high-quality and impactful solutions for our customers.

— Gaston Zelerteins, vice president, Perception Group

Partner advisory hours

Partner advisory hours are the currency used to access certain technical presales and deployment services. Use your hours to help build your skill set with technical training (when applicable), and get customized guidance for competing, developing, and deploying solutions for your customers.

Our customers had challenges we couldn’t help them with. After [attending] Practice Accelerator [technical training], we are no longer faced with this situation, saving us time and improving customer satisfaction.

— Soon Man Kwon, senior technical consultant, TechData

Supported products and scenarios

Identify the Microsoft products and related technical presales and deployment scenarios we are here to help you resolve.