Cloud Vantage Services

Cloud Vantage Services

Cloud Vantage Services

Cloud computing offers exciting and simplified ways to view and manage your IT infrastructure. But moving to the cloud and getting the most value from being there can be complex. Microsoft Cloud Vantage Services is a full-lifecycle approach that spans initial strategy, through readiness and implementation, to support. This offering helps ready your IT team, processes, users, and infrastructure to operate in a cloud environment, and it helps you gain the greatest possible business value from your investments in Microsoft Office 365.

Your value

Microsoft Cloud Vantage Services help you address the dual challenges of moving to the cloud and getting the most value from your investment over time. Our tested methodology helps you:

  • Establish a clear path to transition your processes ­­­and infrastructure to the cloud through expert guidance and a proven approach for deploying Microsoft Office 365

  • Ready your users and IT organization, including help desk and training for administrators

  • Reduce risk through design, escalation management, and support

  • Provide your people with up-to-date Office tools without the need to upgrade, thanks to automatic updates

Our approach

Our approach cuts through the complexities of moving from on-premises operations to a cloud environment. We help you drive a seamless transition to the cloud and then provide a full-lifecycle programmatic approach that includes:

  • Cloud Strategy and Planning - Helps you assess the value of the cloud to your business and create a plan to harness your benefits. We help you set goals and metrics and understand the preparations that would be needed for your people, processes, and systems

  • IT Change Readiness - Prepares your team for the transition to Office 365 and the changes to your on-premises infrastructure, operational processes, and roles and responsibilities.

  • Program Orchestration - Provides a Microsoft Cloud Delivery Executive who serves as your single point of accountability for governance, planning, and readiness for Office 365 across Microsoft, your team, and partners

  • Deployment Services - Provides Office 365 migration based on proven Microsoft best practices, including technical and operational readiness assessments, comprehensive deployment planning, service enablement, and user and data migration

  • Managed Support - Provides enterprise-class support for Office 365, and the on-premises Microsoft technologies that interact with it, by connecting you with experienced Microsoft support experts

Cloud Vantage Services help you make the most of your investment in Microsoft Office 365 by providing deep expertise and collaboration to smoothly transition, assist in driving strategic change, and help you maximize cloud benefits across the full lifecycle.

Cloud Vantage is delivered by a team of Microsoft technical and operational experts led by a Cloud Delivery Executive, a cloud specialist with deep expertise in designing, implementing, and supporting Microsoft solutions. The Cloud Delivery Executive is the single point of accountability who works directly with your executive and IT teams to make the choices that result in a cloud strategy that has the flexibility and scalability to meet your needs now and keep pace with your business in the future.

Cloud Vantage provides you with a proven, collaborative approach to sharing insight and best practices from Microsoft development teams. We partner with you throughout your Office 365 deployment and provide training and proven processes, including readiness-related assessments and workshops.

Our collaborative engagement model increases your IT agility because we help your IT team come up to speed quickly on cloud practices and principles through offerings such as our Change Management and Future Roadmap Orchestration.

Choosing Cloud Vantages Services helps provide you with a stable and iterative-based approach through stages of the IT lifecycle, allowing for:

  • Continual innovation of new features and capabilities

  • Rapid deployment of new workloads

  • Agility in keeping your IT tools up to date to meet the expectations of your business


Fuel company simplifies its transition to the cloud

Microsoft Cloud Vantage Services helped drive the organizational readiness, transition milestones, communications plan, employee education, and help desk education that allowed Caltex Australia’s CIO Steve Fox to say, "The transition to Office 365 was excellent; it literally happened over one weekend… For the end user, it was a seamless experience."

Faster time-to-value with trusted advisor

IT services firm Steria selected expertise from Microsoft Cloud Vantage Services for Microsoft Office 365, which helped it speed deployment, standardize business-critical infrastructure, simplify IT management, and better connect its global workforce—all equaling an estimated 20 percent reduction in total cost of ownership.

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