Microsoft Cloud Platform
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Microsoft Cloud Platform

Explore the Microsoft Cloud Platform vision

More apps, devices, and data mean there's a greater need for cloud efficiencies
Explore, expand, and evolve with cloud
Explore the Microsoft Cloud Platform to expand your opportunities and evolve your business. Earn the following Microsoft Partner Network competencies to deliver new value to your customers:



What you need to know

Microsoft Cloud Platform approach allows IT to get all the benefits of scale, speed, and agility while still protecting existing investments. This means IT can now rapidly build and deploy applications, flexibly manage IT services, and support real-time analytics across all forms of data.
If you have a gold or silver competency, sign in to the Microsoft Server and Cloud Partner Resources site to gain access to Server and Cloud partner resources and information to help you win against the competition (Microsoft account sign in required).

Cloud is our core

By partnering with Microsoft, you can make money selling industry-leading cloud solutions, and your success will not only grow your business but unlock additional support, benefits, and incentives. Partners now have a path to qualify for three new competencies for Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure through proven cloud performance.


​Microsoft offers volume licensing programs to help your organization reduce overhead and software-management costs. The many licensing options enable you to choose the program that works best for your management and operational needs.

Server and Cloud pricing and licensing information

Microsoft Cloud Platform resources

  • Demos and downloads
  • ​Explore the broad range of demos and downloadable software to get the most from Microsoft Cloud Platform.
  • Learn and get ready
  • Take advantage of online training and readiness resources to learn about the great features in Microsoft Cloud Platform.

  • Promote and sell
  • Discover sales resources, campaigns, and discussion guides to help you sell Microsoft Cloud Platform.

  • Social networks

  • Connect with the Microsoft Partner Network