Azure Consultations

Applies to: Partner

Get prepared to address the real-world scenarios you encounter when closing deals and deploying Azure  solutions. By receiving one-on-one technical guidance from Microsoft Partner Technical Consultants for the most common scenarios, you can confidently accelerate sales and deploy more effectively.

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Architecture Consultation for Building Bot Applications
Receive architecture guidance to create apps that are powered by Microsoft Bot Framework and Azure Cognitive Services.

Architecture Consultation for Cloud Applications
Further develop your custom-built application by receiving guidance to ensure your app will avoid common product support issues.



Power BI Presales Consultation
Power BI Receive best practices and technical guidance from a Microsoft expert to help grow and build your Power BI practice.


Application Innovation

Advanced Analytics Consultation
Transform your business by learning custom best practices for utilizing analytics services to make decisions in real time.

API Consultation
Discuss and review technical scenarios involving Microsoft Cloud APIs, including Azure AD integration, Azure ARM API and others.

Microsoft Marketplaces Consultation
Understand the technical requirements and steps required to adapt and publish your application on Microsoft Marketplaces.

Starter Kit Consultation for Cloud Application Development
Envision new Cloud Applications with specific planning guidance for common Azure scenarios.

Xamarin Starter Kit Consultation
Accelerate envisioning and building new applications with planning tools and guidance for common Xamarin scenarios.


Data Migration

Data Platform Modernization Starter Kit Consultation
Get technical assistance with data platform modernization migrations, information architecture and deployments.

Data Platform Modernization Presales Consultation
Receive guidance to help you propose the right solutions and mitigate potential issues for data platform modernization deals.

Data Platform Modernization Deployment Consultation
Ensure a smooth data platform deployment with personalized deployment guidance to help you implement the proposed architecture.


Enable Azure

CSP Technical Consultation
Receive one-to-one guidance on technical scenarios in the Partner Center for the Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP).


Intelligent Edge

Azure Stack Consultation
Working on an Azure Stack deal or technical scenario? Get assistance with value proposition, cost estimating architecture planning and best practices.

Azure IaaS Starter Kit Consultation
Receive a foundational understanding of IaaS including VM versus scale sets, VPN/networking and cost estimating.

Azure IaaS Presales Consultation
Working on an Azure deal? Get assistance with cost estimating, POC/value proposition and architecture planning.

Azure IaaS Deployment Consultation
Improve your customer’s deployment with personalized guidance on architecture design from a Microsoft expert.


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Maximize your Microsoft Partner Network technical presales and deployment benefits to request these technical consultations or use a Cloud Consult from your purchased support plan.

Using MPN benefits Using Advanced Support for Partners or Premier Support for Partners benefits Using presales consultation benefits

Cost: Partner advisory hours*

*Partners will be charged per hour, charge will cap at 5 hours.

To submit a request, log in to the MPN portal. Once submitted, you will receive a phone call from a Microsoft partner technical consultant to schedule your consultation within two business days.

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Cost: (1) Cloud Consult for deployment scenarios, or when there is no deal involved. There is no cost associated for presale scenarios.

Contact your support Account Manager to request the consultation.

Your support Account Manager will coordinate scheduling you with a Microsoft partner technical consultant.


Microsoft Partner Network (Action Pack) partners: Partner advisory hours, charged per hour

Microsoft Partner Network (Silver and Gold) partners: Unlimited, no cost

To submit a request, log in to the MPN portal. Once submitted, you will receive a phone call from a Microsoft partner technical consultant to schedule your consultation within two business days.

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