Cloud Vantage Services

Cloud Vantage Services

Cloud Vantage Services

Microsoft is at the forefront of delivering the next generation of technology in the cloud. Many of our customers are transitioning productivity applications today and developing their strategy for moving other workloads, infrastructure, and their development platform to the cloud. Cloud Vantage Services, a professional services offering, approaches cloud services in a way that helps customers harness marketplace trends and create compelling experiences, both inside and outside their company walls. For organizations who are evaluating productivity workloads in the cloud, Cloud Vantage Services brings you the confidence and deep expertise for a well-managed transition and ongoing operations on Microsoft technology.

Your value

Microsoft Cloud Vantage Services help you manage the intricacies of moving to the cloud and our effective practices help you:

  • Establish a clear path to transition your processes ­­­and infrastructure to the cloud through expert guidance and a full-lifecycle approach

  • Employ an effective methodology 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 proactive support

Our approach

Microsoft Cloud Vantage Services engages with customers like your organization every day, and through those interactions we hear and see what organizations need to successfully move to the cloud. Cloud Vantage Services has a full-lifecycle approach that spans initial strategy, through readiness and implementation, to support. This approach helps ready your IT team, processes, users, and infrastructure to operate in a cloud environment, and helps your team gain the greatest possible business value from your investments in Office 365 Service—putting the cloud to work for you. To achieve this we offer:

Cloud Vantage Services partners with your organization to determine the right level of engagement so that your business can transition smoothly to the cloud. Once there, Cloud Vantage Services helps maintain expected user service levels, onboard services, and refine your cloud strategy as technologies and needs change. We can provide basic function and support services, and add enhanced services to help with activities such as user adoption, identity management, and revising help desk processes.

Cloud Vantage Services offers your organization the convenience of an integrated and accountable team that delivers significant levels of lifecycle, deployment, and support management and works together— involving your team, the Cloud Vantage team, and world-class product engineers—to help make sure your business is productive and able to prevent and respond to challenges in the cloud.

Cloud Vantage Services brings an effective track record as a partner with global scale, deep expertise, and insights on the Microsoft technology stack. Whether your team needs someone to answer questions about cloud strategy, the Microsoft technology roadmap, or how to train your help desk, Cloud Vantage experts not only have answers —they will help transfer that knowledge to your team.

To meet the challenges and opportunities presented by a move to the cloud, we offer Cloud Vantage Services across lifecycle, deployment, and support with base offers that can be enhanced with additional services.


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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