What is a Microsoft SAM assessment?

What is a Microsoft SAM assessment?

“The Microsoft SAM program is a trusted IT advisory service based on industry SAM standards that help customers gain data insights, optimize licensing, minimize risks, and be more productive with their IT investments.

What is Azure solution assessment?

Solution Assessments: Overview. Microsoft Solution Assessments combine highly skilled partners and modern technology to deliver deep organizational insights to make informed IT decisions aligned to business strategy.

What is a Tier 1 Microsoft partner?

As a Microsoft Tier 1 partner we are recognised as a recommended reseller for Microsoft products and services. It demonstrates that we’ve invested heavily into our infrastructure to deliver the quality of service that Microsoft demands.

What is Solution Assessment?

Solution assessment may be performed on a single solution or be used to compare multiple proposed solutions to recommend the best course of action to proceed. The output of this task is the Assessment of Proposed Solution and its purpose is to assess the value delivered by each proposed solution.

Is Microsoft SAM review mandatory?

Microsoft license compliance verification (commonly known as “audit”) is a formal, mandatory compliance review of a company’s use of Microsoft products and services, and it is part of the Microsoft license and contract compliance program.

What is a Microsoft SAM engagement?

A SAM engagement includes a clear snapshot of your Microsoft software deployment and usage data, a software and license optimization analysis, and an assessment of your current SAM practices.

What is azure migrate tool?

Azure Migrate provides a centralized hub to assess and migrate on-premises servers, infrastructure, applications, and data to Azure. It provides the following: Unified migration platform: A single portal to start, run, and track your migration to Azure. Range of tools: A range of tools for assessment and migration.

What is tier1 CSP?

A Tier 1 CSP is characterized by its ability to work and converse directly with Microsoft and the customer. Unlike a Tier 2 provider, they have their own extensive infrastructure. This allows them to provide managed services, support, and billing without the need for resellers.

How many Microsoft CSP partners are there?

The Cloud Solution Provider ecosystem’s 90,000+ partners generate 60% of Microsoft partner transactions. Hear how the Cloud Solution Provider program helped them achieve their goals.

What is involved in evaluating options for a solution?

defining the ‘ideal’ solution. eliminating unviable solutions, ie those which do not meet the constraints. evaluating the remaining solutions against the results required. assessing the risks associated with the ‘best’ solution and, if acceptable.

How do you assess a proposed solution?

Assessment of Proposed Solution: Assess the value delivered by each proposed solution. If multiple options are available, a recommendation of the best solution should be made. A recommendation to terminate the initiative may be given if no solution delivers enough value to justify being implemented.

What is included in the Microsoft Partner assessment?

The assessment takes partners through a series of questions about business capabilities (cloud strategy, sales and marketing, business model) and technical capabilities (cloud services, Microsoft cloud solution area focus, and cloud tooling).

What is the Microsoft Partner Ecosystem Assessment?

This assessment ensures that both you and your prospective partners are positioned for success. Confidence in the Microsoft partner ecosystem is a win for all customers, partners, and Microsoft. Ready to take a step in your partnering journey?

How often do I need to retake the Microsoft Partner assessment?

We recommend that partners retake the assessment every six months to track their transformation progression and set benchmarks and new goals. As your partner, Microsoft is committed to providing the resources and support you need to thrive.

Why become a Microsoft Partner?

As your partner, Microsoft is committed to providing the resources and support you need to thrive. As you prioritize integrating the assessment into your annual plan, your organization will gain valuable insights that can translate into real wins for you-and by association, the full Microsoft Partner Network.