Microsoft undrapes Azure MSP Programme: Datacom, Telstra joins it as Cloud Specialists
Microsoft has collaborated with few Aussie partners to unveil Azure programs for Managed Service Provider (MSP). An Azure Expert Managed Service Provider can provide distinction in the marketplace. This also includes additional benefit of co-sell leads and engagement, business development and sales via the inclusion of training and support.
On the eve of Microsoft Inspire Telstra and Datacom joined the group of 32 cloud specialists as Azure Expert including HCL, Rack space, Infosys, Wipro, and DXC Technology. Involvement of Azure has inclined the revenue by 93 percent in the third quarter allowing new channel and innovation to showcase proven capabilities within the cloud context.
Further, the partnership has allowed the organizations to lift and shift data centers and invest in people, operations, technology to harness the in-depth service capabilities and knowledge. Managed service on Azure possesses the ability to demonstrate high managed service, automation service workflows, life cycle operations and frequent monitoring in the complex environment.
Azure MSP framework is basically built to trust the badge holder as an Azure expert. To maintain the partnership with Azure, the company must at least drive the US $100,000 in revenue per month, as a cloud service provider with minimum reference of four customers to the market.
Bob Peebles, Managing Director of Datacom said “Datacom is proud to be accredited as a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP, one of the few globally. We are a foundational partner, providing feedback as part of the initial pilot programme which led to the development of this certification.”
He further adds,
“It is great to see Datacom’s thought leadership in Azure Cloud being recognized by one of our most valued partners on the global stage.”