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Technical Presales and Deployment Services

Get the help you need to build your practice or solution. Access personalized assistance from Microsoft partner technical consultants.

Find the help you need—when you need it most

Use Technical Presales and Deployment Services (TPD) for remote, personalized, one-to-one consultations to build your technical capabilities faster to increase sales, deploy more effectively, and accelerate app development.

Benefits overview

Technical Presales and Deployment Services

Offer type* Network member Microsoft Action Pack Solutions Partner Specialization/Expert
Advisory hours for architecture and deployment scenarios - 5 50 50
Assistance with technical presales scenarios - Deducts advisory hours Unlimited Unlimited

Benefits overview

Technical Presales and Deployment Services

Network member
Advisory hours for architecture and deployment scenarios -
Assistance with technical presales scenarios -
Microsoft Action Pack
Advisory hours for architecture and deployment scenarios 5
Assistance with technical presales scenarios Deducts advisory hours
Solutions Partner
Advisory hours for architecture and deployment scenarios 50
Assistance with technical presales scenarios Unlimited
Specialization/Expert
Advisory hours for architecture and deployment scenarios 50
Assistance with technical presales scenarios Unlimited
1/4
*Benefits overview: Specialization and Expert MSP designation and TPD benefits shown are the same as, and not incremental to, Solutions Partner designation benefits.

Services and supported products

Our services

Technical presales consultations

Consultants provide guidance for partners as they work to pitch and close a sales opportunity. This can include:

  • Defining a value proposition.
  • Providing cost estimates.
  • Managing customer objections.
  • Responding to competitor messaging.
  • Demonstrating technical solutions.
  • Initiating a technical proof-of-concept in a lab.
  • Architecture planning and design leading to a Statement of Work.

Deployment consultations

Partners can receive help as they plan and implement solutions for their customers. This includes:

  • Architecture planning and design guidance.
  • Best practices and deployment assistance.
  • Product references and documentation.

A deployment consultation is neither a step-by-step guide for deployment nor direct, hands-on deployment services or support.

Marketplace consultations

Get help assessing your business and technical capabilities to uncover key opportunities that can extend your practice development. Learn more about how to publish in the Microsoft commercial marketplace and use it for ongoing lead generation and the technical guidance you need to finish and publish your solution.

Areas of service

Business Applications

Boost your customers' engagement capabilities by harnessing their full data spectrum for AI-powered analysis.

Intelligent solutions like Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform can empower businesses to make better-informed, more customer-driven decisions.


Azure Infrastructure

Learn how to migrate an existing application, accelerate the development of a new one, or get to market faster.

Stretch the boundaries of your technical solutions with innovative approaches to AI and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

Dive into our server migration, data migration, SAP on Azure, application innovation, AI, analytics, and IoT options.


ISV and Developer

Get prepared to address the main challenges when building a cloud application on Azure.

Get assistance to speed up the design, development, and deployment of your cloud application and to successfully publish it in the Microsoft commercial marketplace.

Work with our consultants to receive technical guidance and best practices to build well-architected and high-quality applications on Azure.


Data and AI

Address the real-world scenarios you encounter when closing deals and deploying Microsoft Data and AI solutions.

Get assistance for closing sales, improving sales pitches, and creating technical capabilities in the scenarios of Data Platform Modernization, Advanced Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence.

Work with our consultants to eliminate technical blockers and address the main challenges when deploying Microsoft Data and AI solutions.


Modern Workplace and Security

Get prepared to address the real-world scenarios you encounter when closing deals and deploying Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions.

Get assistance closing sales for Microsoft 365 for Cloud Productivity, Device Management, and Security solutions.

Work with our consultants to enhance your organization's capabilities for deploying, managing, and securing Microsoft 365.

Supported products

In-scope products

All cloud or hybrid solutions are supported.

Windows 10 and on-premises Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Mainstream Support versions only.


Out-of-scope products

Exclusively on-premises versions of Microsoft Office Servers Exchange, and SharePoint.

Exclusively on-premises versions of Dynamics: Dynamics 365, Dynamics GP, SL, AX, and NAV.

Learn more.


Products in private or public preview

Help is provided on a best-efforts basis, for nonproduction environments and with no guarantee on information availability or response time.