Accelerate your business with Azure

Build more success with the industry's most extensive partner network and direct sales force

Why build your business on Azure?

Largest addressable market

Tap into a market of 350 million Azure Active Directory users and reach the 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies that already use the Microsoft Cloud.

Flexibility

Buy, build, combine and distribute apps in the business model that works best for you because Azure does not limit you.

Open source friendly

Whether you run Linux or Windows, write in Java, Node.js, or any other programming language, Azure supports both Microsoft and open source technologies.

Deep business resources

From application or solution ideation through deployment and sales, our technical, marketing and sales resources will help your business grow.

Three ways to start building your cloud business

Advance your Azure business with unique partner resources

  • Reach new customers and build a more profitable business through co-marketing opportunities.
  • Take advantage of the largest enterprise sales force and channel in the industry by qualifying to co-sell your solution with Microsoft.
  • Get your apps and solutions in front of more customers and get the infrastructure you need to grow, by collaborating with other partners.
  • Increase your solution’s visibility with business users by listing it on Microsoft AppSource to reach more customers.
  • Promote and sell your apps and services—and grow your success—through Azure Marketplace.

Build with Azure

Discover how to turn your intellectual property (IP) into a long-term, profitable business with help from Microsoft. Access platforms, development tools and support to create and test your apps, plus training to keep your team ahead of the curve.

Grow your business with SaaS apps

Download SaaS white paper from Keystone Research

Learn more about Microsoft resources for app developers like you

Advance your Azure business with unique partner resources

  • Reach new customers and build a more profitable business through co-marketing opportunities.
  • Take advantage of the largest enterprise sales force and channel in the industry by qualifying to co-sell your solution with Microsoft.
  • Get your apps and solutions in front of more customers and get the infrastructure you need to grow, by collaborating with other partners.
  • Increase your solution’s visibility with business users by listing it on Microsoft AppSource to reach more customers.
  • Promote and sell your apps and services—and grow your success—through Azure Marketplace.

Offer a managed service

Get customers to the cloud and keep them there by delivering assessments, enablement and operations in the cloud. Design a managed service that adds value for your customers such as IT-department-as-a service or custom application-development-as-a-service.

Download the Managed Services Providers Guide

Join the Cloud Solution Provider programme

Advance your Azure business with unique partner resources

  • Reach new customers and build a more profitable business through co-marketing opportunities.
  • Take advantage of the largest enterprise sales force and channel in the industry by qualifying to co-sell your solution with Microsoft.
  • Get your apps and solutions in front of more customers and get the infrastructure you need to grow, by collaborating with other partners.
  • Increase your solution’s visibility with business users by listing it on Microsoft AppSource to reach more customers.
  • Promote and sell your apps and services—and grow your success—through Azure Marketplace.

Create a services consulting practice

Build your business faster,and provide more value to your customer by designing, building and managing Azure solutions specific to your customers' needs.

Discover Azure solutions that map to your business goals

Advance your Azure business with unique partner resources

  • Reach new customers and build a more profitable business through co-marketing opportunities.
  • Take advantage of the largest enterprise sales force and channel in the industry by qualifying to co-sell your solution with Microsoft.
  • Get your apps and solutions in front of more customers and get the infrastructure you need to grow, by collaborating with other partners.
  • Increase your solution’s visibility with business users by listing it on Microsoft AppSource to reach more customers.
  • Promote and sell your apps and services—and grow your success—through Azure Marketplace.

Resell Azure

Learn how by becoming an authorised reseller with Microsoft and provision licenses of genuine Microsoft products to your customers.

Learn about Open Licensing

Access partner incentives

Advance your Azure business with unique partner resources