Build scalable services on Azure
Azure Lighthouse is a no-cost platform for cross- and multi-tenant management with just-in-time access to precise and granular delegation scopes. Simplify access with a unified control plane designed to help profitably and efficiently build and deliver managed services for your customers.
Watch: Build Managed Services at Scale on Azure
Learn: Azure Lighthouse documentation
Learn: Use Azure Lighthouse with your managed service business
Read: Partner success stories with Azure Lighthouse
Monitor and diagnose issues
Enable full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network with Azure Monitor. Collect, analyze, and act on telemetry data from your Azure and on-premises environments. Maximize performance and availability of your applications and proactively identify problems in seconds.
Watch: Azure Monitor Virtual Series
Learn: Azure Monitor documentation
Learn: Analyze your Azure infrastructure by using Azure Monitor logs
Manage workloads across cloud and hybrid
For customers who want to simplify complex and distributed environments across on-premises, edge and multicloud, Azure Arc enables deployment of Azure services anywhere and extends Azure management to any infrastructure.
Download: How to guide on Azure data services anywhere
Learn: Azure Arc documentation
Watch: Organize all servers outside of Azure with Azure Arc
Build security services on Azure
Azure Sentinel is a cloud-native security information and event manager (SIEM) platform that uses built-in AI to help analyze large volumes of data across an enterprise—fast. Eliminate security infrastructure setup and maintenance, and elastically scale to meet your security needs—while reducing IT costs.
Download: Quick start guide to Azure Sentinel
Learn: Quickstart - Onboard Azure Sentinel
Download: Harness machines learning for data-driven cybersecurity
Get transparency into what you’re spending on cloud resources
Learn more about Azure Cost Management + Billing
Azure Expert MSP
Become an elite member of industry leaders and get top priority in the referral engine and co-sell engagements, and access to lead generation, practice development support, and exclusive events and training.
Differentiate your organization, demonstrate expertise, and build stronger connections with customers through an Azure Specialization
Migration is your customers’ first step in the digital transformation journey. By helping customers move and optimize their workloads in Azure, you can quickly show cost and scalability benefits while establishing your role for future higher-value cloud services.
“Customers are now at the point where they understand they will lose competitive ground if they do not make the jump into a cloud-operated model.”
“We started as a professional services firm, but we infused capital to build out a managed service business and have since continued to convert to recurring revenues.”
Providing managed services for your cloud customers gives you an opportunity to deliver long-term value while creating a recurring revenue stream for your business.
Create managed services for your cloud customers across infrastructure, platform and app life cycle, privacy, security, compliance, DevOps, and governance.
Help customers architect, design, and develop transformational digital experiences—web, client, and mobile applications—using Microsoft Azure.
Use the tools and technologies of your choice while implementing a microservices-based, cloud-native architecture that makes it easier to develop and scale your applications.
Light up new scenarios for your customers using the latest innovations from Microsoft in advanced analytics, machine learning, AI, IoT, blockchain, mixed reality, and e-commerce platforms.
Develop repeatable vertical and line-of-business solutions and package them as IP to create a new recurring revenue stream.
“For every dollar of migration revenue, we get eight dollars of AI application development revenue.”
Forrester Partner Opportunity Assessment for Azure
Through 14 partner interviews with various Microsoft Azure partners,
Forrester concluded that building and scaling a Microsoft Azure practice
had the following three year impact:
Resources & Tools
Learn about Azure Migrate, a central hub of tools to migrate your datacenter to the Azure cloud. Discover, assess, and migrate your on-premises infrastructure, applications, and data, or use Azure Migrate to migrate workloads from other clouds to Azure. Plan and track the migration in one central dashboard with intelligent insights and recommendations.
Download the eBook: Migrate to the Cloud with Azure Migrate
Cross-customer management at scale for partners to differentiate their managed services and benefit from greater efficiency and automation.
Proven guidance that’s designed to help you create and implement the business and technology strategies necessary for your organization to succeed in the cloud.
Increase your visibility to customers through prioritized ranking in searches and assure potential customers that you meet the highest standards for service delivery & support.
Azure Migration Program (AMP) is a new, centrally managed program to help accelerate migration and enable customer success.
Differentiate your organization by demonstrating your expertise in migrating and optimizing Windows Server and SQL Server-based workloads to Microsoft Azure.
Demonstrate your proven success in deploying and managing production workloads in the cloud using containers and managing hosted Kubernetes environments in Microsoft Azure.
Access essential blueprints and tools to expand your cloud business.