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The Value of Earning a
Microsoft Competency

Microsoft gold or silver competency are gone!  You need the new Solutions Partner to stay in the Partner Program set your company apart from the competition by demonstrating a specific, proven skill set to your customers.

Further, partners with a higher level of engagement with Microsoft are more highly satisfied and demonstrate healthy business growth and profitability. These same partners report larger deal sizes than their peers while keeping sales cycles to an appropriate length. Detailed competency benefits and requirements can be found on the partner website.

Further, partners with a higher level of engagement with Microsoft are more highly satisfied and demonstrate healthy business growth and profitability.

Competencies can enable you to provide specific guidance as your customers migrate through the optimization levels. Microsoft is a company you can depend on—both as a lasting partner into the future and one that will work closely with you to drive mutual success in the market.

When you earn your first silver competency or gold competency, you are entitled to a set of benefits (license and support). As you attain additional competencies, you receive additional competency-specific benefits. Gold competencies provide you with a richer and more robust set of benefits.

You have to meet the Immediate Certifications to stay in the Microsoft Partner Program.  The Advanced Certification are necessary for list in the Marketplace of Appsource or Azure Marketplace.

 

MPN Competency Evolution

Microsoft is planning a major cloud-focused facelift for its partner program that will significantly impact the more than 400,000 organizations.
On Oct. 3, 2022, the existing Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) will become Microsoft Cloud Solutions. The new program will aim to drive and promote partners proficiency in six solutions areas namely; Data & AI, Infrastructure, Digital & App Innovation, Business Applications, Modern Work and Security. The solution partner designations require an organization to attain a higher level of requirements which includes; Performance, Skilling and Customer Success.

To attain a solutions partner designation, you will need at least 70 points (including points in each subcategory out of the available
100 points. (Advanced Specializations are 15 of the 100 possible points).

Contact us today to get the current list of requirements, courses, exams and certifications to become a Solutions Partner with Advanced Specilization.

Business Applications Specializations

  • Advanced Certifications are 15 Points
  • Microsoft Low Code Application Development
  • Small and Midsize Business Management

Data and AI Specializations

  • Advanced Certifications are 15 Points
  • AI and Machine Learning in Microsoft Azure
  • Analytics on Microsoft Azure
  • Data Warehouse Migration to Microsoft Azure
  • Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure Stack HCI
  • Hybrid Operations and Management with Microsoft Azure Arc
  • Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure
  • Linux and Open Source Databases Migration to Microsoft Azure
  • Modernization of Web Applications to Microsoft Azure

Digital & App Innovation

  • Advanced Certifications are 15 Points
  • AI and Machine Learning in Microsoft Azure
  • DevOps with GitHub on Microsoft Azure
  • Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure Stack HCI
  • Hybrid Operations and Management with Microsoft Azure Arc
  • Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Low Code Application Development
  • Modernization of Web Applications to Microsoft Azure

Infrastructure

  • Advanced Certifications are 15 Points
  • Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure Stack HCI
  • Hybrid Operations and Management with Microsoft Azure Arc
  • Linux and Open Source Databases Migration to Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Azure VMware Solution
  • Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Networking Services in Microsoft Azure
  • SAP on Microsoft Azure
  • Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure

Modern Work

  • Advanced Certifications are 15 Points
  • Adoption and Change Management
  • Calling for Microsoft Teams
  • Custom Solutions for Microsoft Teams
  • Meetings and Meeting Rooms for Microsoft Teams
  • Modernize Endpoints
  • Teamwork Deployment

Security

  • Advanced Certifications are 15 Points
  • Cloud Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Information Protection and Governance
  • Threat Protection

Activate your Own Competency Now!

Activate your own MPN Competency Now!

The journey going to the SILVER or GOLD Level is quite challenging as this is the two highest certification Microsoft can grant to its partners. Your organization would need to capitalize not just on people skills but also in terms of sales performance. Your company’s performance will be measured by a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that helps Microsoft decide what type of partnership to offer you. There are different areas in which you can demonstrate your competency, but our organization can help you become SILVER or GOLD Partner immediately through Enterprise Mobility Management, Windows, and devices area.

Activate your own MPN Competency Now!

So the big question now is, how can an organization be SILVER or GOLD Partner? considering that an upcoming MPN evolution will take place October of this year. Our company recommend that as early as today, talk to our experts to create a plan and help your organization in achieving SILVER or GOLD. To learn more about our service you can contact us at (312-786-4800) or email us at sales@dynamicsedge.com. We look forward into working with you in achieving SILVER or GOLD level instantly!