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Get started with Microsoft in public sector

Education, government, health, and public safety and national security

Want to build your business in one of the public sector industries? Use this step-by-step guide to get started. Find resources to help you license and market Microsoft technology, generate leads, and accelerate your sales.

Become a Microsoft public sector partner

Get started

  1. Showcase your expertise through Microsoft competencies.
  2. Learn about the opportunity to build your business in the education, government, health, and public safety and national security industries.
  3. Sign in to the Partner Marketing Center and use the get started resources that relate to your offerings.
  4. Correlate your competencies and solutions to the education, government, health, and public safety and national security campaigns and solution areas.
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Generate leads

  1. Profile your public sector solutions in the Microsoft Pinpoint online marketplace and learn more about where your solution will be advertised.
  2. Create a demand-generation plan that promotes your solutions and aligns with the education, government, health, and public safety and national security campaigns and solution areas.
  3. Sign in to the Partner Marketing Center and use the generate leads resources to raise awareness, create opportunities, and generate interest.
  4. Connect with other education, government, health, and public safety and national security partners, and with Microsoft.

Accelerate sales

  1. Use the Demo Showcase Suite to show customers the capabilities and benefits of your solutions.
  2. Sign in to the Partner Marketing Center and use the accelerate sales resources to turn sales opportunities into deals.
  3. Learn about education, government, health, and public safety and national security licensing options.
  4. Keep current on the latest public sector news, events, and industry trends.
  5. Search for promotions to help you complete sales by using the Microsoft Partner Network Global Promotions Directory.