Step 1: Meet program pre-requisites
The detailed pre-requisites are unique to each advanced specialization, but typically all of them will require:
- An active Gold Cloud Platform competency
- Delivery of relevant Azure services, demonstrated through associated Azure revenue from customers
- Staff with relevant technical certifications
Step 2: Schedule your third-party audit
If you meet all the pre-requisites, you can initiate scheduling the third-party audit through your Partner Center dashboard. During the audit, you will be asked to show documentation from previous customer projects, including architecture diagrams and frameworks.
Click here to learn more about the audits and how to prepare for them.
Step 3: Promote your designation
After passing the audit, you will receive materials to help you promote your new designation with customers.
You will also be onboarded to specific sales and marketing programs that are available to your specific Azure advanced specialization.