Application Integration competency
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Application Integration


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  • A set of core benefits is provided to all partners each time they enroll or renew their membership in the Microsoft Partner Network. Visit the core benefit and requirements page to see the complete list. Review the following table for a list of benefits and requirements specific to this competency.
    Benefits Silver Gold
    Access internal-use software licenses (in addition to those you receive as part of your core partner benefits) for products related to this competency
    Requirements
    Silver Gold
    1. 1. Pass the qualifying exams
      • Two individuals each must pass the following:
        BizTalk Technical Competency Assessment for Application Integration (BizTalk Server 2013)

        The same two individuals must also pass one of the following:
        • Exam 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
        • Exam 70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

        Your organization can attain multiple competencies. If your employees or contractors pass the eligible competency exams for multiple silver competencies, you can count those exams toward attaining multiple silver competencies.

        Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments, and readiness.
    2. 2. Pass the sales assessment
      • One individual must pass the following:
        • Sales Specialist Assessment for Application Integration
    3. 3. Complete your organization’s profile
      • Your Microsoft Partner Network account administrator must provide pertinent information about your organization.
    4. 4. Provide customer evidence
      • Your organization must have three customer references that feature how, within the previous 12 months, you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency. After a reference has been approved by your customer and by Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing a competency for up to two years. Review a sample customer reference email that can be used for customer references for this competency.
    5. 5. Pay the silver competency fee
      • To complete your enrollment in the competency, you must pay the silver competency fee. The fee is due one time per year—no matter how many competencies your organization earns. The fee varies by location. According to the URL that you are currently visiting, your fee would be [%silverprice%] [%currency%], not including applicable local taxes and fees. This fee will also be presented to you during the enrollment process. Your actual fee will be based on the physical location of your company.
    Requirements
    Silver Gold
    1. 1. Pass the qualifying exams
      • Four unique individuals must each pass the following:
        • BizTalk Technical Competency Assessment for Application Integration (BizTalk Server 2013)

        Three of these individuals must pass the following:
        • Exam 70-483: Programming in C#

        The same three individuals also must pass one of the following:
        • Exam 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
        • Exam 70-464: Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

        The fourth individual must pass the following:
        • Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
        • Exam 70-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

        Your employees and contractors may take and pass multiple gold competency exams. However, if your organization employs or contracts with someone who holds multiple certifications, that person’s credentials will count toward only one gold competency.

        Use Microsoft partner learning paths to find details about related exams, assessments and readiness.
    2. 2. Pass the sales assessment
      • Two individuals each must pass the following:
        • Sales Specialist Assessment for Application Integration
    3. 3. Complete your organization’s profile
      • Your Microsoft Partner Network account administrator must provide pertinent information about your organization.
    4. 4. Provide customer evidence
      • Your organization must have five customer references that feature how, within the previous 12 months, you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency. After a reference has been approved by your customer and by Microsoft, it can be used toward earning or renewing a competency for up to two years. Review a sample customer reference email that can be used for customer references for this competency.
    5. 5. Gather customer feedback
    6. 6. Meet a revenue goal
      • Microsoft Partner Network members with a gold competency must meet a minimum revenue goal based on your organization’s location and the requirements for this competency.
    7. 7. Pay the gold competency fee
      • To complete your enrollment in the competency, you must pay the gold competency fee. The fee is due one time per year—no matter how many competencies your company earns. According to the URL that you are currently visiting, your fee would be [%goldprice%] [%currency%], not including applicable local taxes and fees. This fee will also be presented to you during the enrollment process. Your actual fee will be based on the physical location of your company. If you attain a gold competency after first attaining a silver competency, then you pay only the difference between the two membership fees, unless you are within the 90-day renewal period, in which case the full gold competency membership fee is due.

Related products

  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server

Related competencies

  • Application Development
  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Platform