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Microsoft Azure Certified

Certify your applications and grow your cloud business

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Microsoft Azure Certified lets your customers know you have a world-class cloud application. Whether you're an independent software vendor (ISV) building an application, or you want your solution to be published on the Azure Marketplace, the Microsoft Azure Certified program is the place to start. In addition to offering support for building your application, the Microsoft Azure Certified program offers go-to-market benefits and allows the use of a dedicated logo to give your customers the assurance that your solution is compatible with the Azure platform.

Enhance your application capabilities

Use the powerful features of Azure services to build applications that deliver more value to your customers

Rely on Microsoft brand equity

Showcase your Microsoft endorsement and enhance your solution’s credibility with the Microsoft Azure Certified logo to differentiate it from the competition

Promote your application to enterprise customers

Publish on the Azure Marketplace or Azure catalogs to be visible to the Microsoft global customer base and field sellers

Microsoft Azure Certified for Applications

Building an application? Integrate with popular Azure services to improve your application features, lower your development costs, and bring additional value to your customers.

By adopting single sign-on and one other Azure service below, you’ll be able to access the benefits of the program.

Azure Active Directory
Enable identity and access management
Microsoft InTune
Manage your mobile applications
Cortana Intelligence
Learn how to transform your business with big data and advanced analytics
Logic Apps
Automate the access and use of data across clouds without writing code

Program benefits

Get the following benefits once your application is successfully certified in the Applications track.

Use the Microsoft Azure Certified Logo*
Promote your application through the Microsoft application catalogs
Azure Active Directory Promote your application on Azure Marketplace
Cortana Intelligence Promote your application on Cortana Intelligence gallery
Microsoft InTune Promote your application on Intune mobile application gallery
Logic Apps Coming soon
Access to Microsoft Partner Network Portal**
Access to the Cloud Platform roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans
Join partner communities
Access training resources
Utilize marketing support
Access to silver membership core benefits**
Sell Get Microsoft Payment Solutions
Access to Microsoft LicenseWise for Volume Licensing
Market Access to marketing resources on the Partner Marketing Center
Prioritized listing in Pinpoint directory with competency designation
Silver Microsoft competency logo
Updates through Partner newsletter
Support Get 20 Partner advisory hours
Access to Partner support community
Access to the training materials on Partner University
Plan & Enable Internal Use Rights cloud services - up to 25 licenses per product
Microsoft Office 365 Demo tenant
5 Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN subscriptions
Access to Silver Cloud Platform Competency Benefits**
Microsoft internal-use software licenses US $6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year (on top of US $100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Eligibility for Azure consumption incentives
Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure
Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization
Visual Studio subscriptions 5 Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN subscriptions
(On top of five licenses from the competency core)
* Partner must follow the Logo implementation guidelines.
** MPN portal and Silver Cloud Platform competency benefits available only on joining Microsoft Partner Network.

Microsoft Azure Certified for Virtual Machines and Developer Services

Want to publish and sell your solutions on the Azure Marketplace?

Getting your virtual machines and developer services certified helps you get published on the Azure Marketplace which combines Microsoft Azure partner ecosystems into a single, unified platform. This makes it easy for your customers to search, test, purchase, and deploy a wide range of applications and services in just a few clicks.

Azure Marketplace also gives you access to the Microsoft field sellers who are incentivized to sell applications in the Marketplace to their customer accounts

Program benefits

Get the following benefits once your application is successfully certified in the Virtual Machines and Developer Services track.

Use the Microsoft Azure Certified Logo*
Promote and sell your applications through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Access to Microsoft Partner Network Portal**
Access to the Cloud Platform Roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans
Join partner communities
Access training resources
Utililize marketing support
Access to silver membership core benefits**
Sell Get Microsoft Payment Solutions
Access to Microsoft LicenseWise for Volume Licensing
Market Access to marketing resources on the Partner Marketing Center
Prioritized listing in Pinpoint directory with competency designation
Silver Microsoft competency logo
Updates through Partner newsletter
Support Get 20 Partner advisory hours
Access to Partner support community
Access to the training materials on Partner University
Plan & Enable Internal Use Rights cloud services - up to 25 licenses per product
Microsoft Office 365 Demo tenant
5 Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN subscriptions
Access to Silver Cloud Platform Competency Benefits**
Microsoft internal-use software licenses US $6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year (on top of US $100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Eligibility for Azure consumption incentives
Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure
Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization
Visual Studio subscriptions 5 Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN subscriptions
(On top of five licenses from the competency core)
* Partner must follow the badge guidelines.
** MPN portal and Silver Cloud Platform competency benefits available only on joining Microsoft Partner Network.

Microsoft Azure Certified for Power BI

Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that enables anyone to connect to, visualize, and analyze data with greater speed, efficiency, and understanding. It connects users to a broad range of live data through easy-to-use dashboards, provides interactive reports, and delivers compelling visualizations that bring data to life.

Power BI content pack is a combination of pre-built dashboards and interactive reports that allows users to immediately gain insights from a source.

Getting your Power BI content pack certified makes it available directly within the Power BI service. This allows your users to visualize your application data and start getting valuable insights from it.

Learn more about Power BI Content Packs

Program benefits

Get the following benefits once your Power BI content pack is successfully certified.

Use the Microsoft Azure Certified Logo*
Make your content pack available directly within the Power BI service
Access to Microsoft Partner Network Portal**
Access to the Cloud Platform Roadmap, a comprehensive look at our current and future technology plans
Join partner communities
Access training resources
Utilize marketing support
Access to silver membership core benefits**
Sell Get Microsoft Payment Solutions
Access to Microsoft LicenseWise for Volume Licensing
Market Access to marketing resources on the Partner Marketing Center
Prioritized listing in Pinpoint directory with competency designation
Silver Microsoft competency logo
Updates through Partner newsletter
Support Get 20 Partner advisory hours
Access to Partner support community
Access to the training materials on Partner University
Plan & Enable Internal Use Rights cloud services - up to 25 licenses per product
Microsoft Office 365 Demo tenant
5 Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN subscriptions
Access to Silver Cloud Platform Competency Benefits**
Microsoft internal-use software licenses US $6,000 Azure credit per enrollment year (on top of US $100 monthly Azure credit from the competency core)
Unlimited Signature Cloud Support
Eligibility for Azure consumption incentives
Eligibility to deploy certain on-premises, internal-use software on Microsoft Azure
Marketplace/Pinpoint Prioritization
Visual Studio subscriptions 5 Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN subscriptions
(On top of five licenses from the competency core)
* Partner must follow the Logo implementation guidelines.
** MPN portal and Silver Cloud Platform competency benefits available only on joining Microsoft Partner Network.

Microsoft Azure Certified for IOT Suite

The Azure IoT Suite is a cloud-based offering with preconfigured solutions that address common Internet of Things scenarios. The Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT program helps businesses get started on their IoT projects quickly by connecting them with an ecosystem of partners that have solutions that can easily connect to Azure IoT Suite.

Learn more about the Microsoft Azure Certified program for Azure IoT Suite

Program process

Application

Step 1: Apply by providing basic information about your business and solution

Step 2: Share solution-specific information and wait for approval

Onboarding

Register your business as a publisher with Microsoft and onboard relevant technical assets and marketing content

Certification

We’ll run tests to verify compatibility with our platform or service

Publishing

Step 1: Showcase the Azure certified logo for your application

Step 2: Publish your application on Azure Marketplace/Azure pages

Marketing

Promote and market your application taking advantage of Microsoft go-to-marketing resources

Featured Microsoft Azure certified partners

Oracle
Azul Systems
Barracuda
bitnami
riverbed
SAP

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