The goal of the Cloud Enablement Desk is to assist partners in obtaining a Cloud performance competency or Action Pack subscription. Partners will be assigned a Cloud Program Specialist (CPS) for up to 6 months, with the goal of obtaining or on the path to obtaining a Cloud performance competency.
Thank you for your interest in the Cloud Enablement Desk.
Your completed nomination form has been received. Please expect to hear back from Microsoft within three business days.
The program requirements are listed below:
- Partner must have a MPN ID
- Partner must be willing to invest time to obtain competency
- Partner must be willing to pay for competency
Becoming a partner with a Microsoft Cloud Competency can differentiate your company as a proven solution provider to existing and prospective customers. Our Cloud Enablement Desk is ready to support you on the way to attaining a Microsoft Cloud Competency, which helps build your business and technical expertise in selling leading edge Cloud solutions.
The Cloud Enablement Desk gives you access to a Cloud Program Specialist (CPS) for up to six months. The CPS will guide you through all the steps required to achieve a Cloud competency and provide you with the technical and business resources and tools to help you along the way.
Build up Cloud capabilities across any of the 5 Cloud Competencies:
- Cloud Productivity
- Cloud Platform
- Cloud Customer Relationship Management
- Cloud Enterprise Mobility
- Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions
Consideration for Cloud Enablement Desk support requires that you:
- Be an active member of the Microsoft Partner Network with an MPN ID.
- Are willing to invest time to attain competency and willing to pay for competency if attained.
If you have any questions, please email RTC@microsoft.com.
Partner Success Story - US
A partner located in the US is currently working with their Cloud Program Specialist (CPS) to attain their second Silver Competency. Their CPS meets with the partner regularly and has been working with them to improve their marketing ROI as well as identify key training. As a result, the partner recently won a deal of 150 seats of Office 365 Business Essentials! In addition, the CPS connected the partner to the Partner Technical Presales & Deployment Services team to assist with the migration and the partner is now actively working on deploying the seats!
Partner Success Story - Australia
An Australian partner was looking for help on obtaining the Small Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency. They needed assistance on accessing the Partner University and Dynamics 365 trainings. The Cloud Program Specialist (CPS) was successfully able to help the partner quickly earn the Small Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency and the Partner Technical Presales & Deployment Services team has delivered against training needs. Comments from the partner included: The timing was perfect. The CPS was very helpful throughout the process and the partner is grateful to have a designated point of contact as this can be confusing to work through at times.
Article ID: 3204703 - Last Review: 12 Dec 2016 - Revision: 1