How do partners attain an Advanced Specialisation?
Advanced Specialisations are the level above a Microsoft Gold Competency to show deep expertise and experience within specific Microsoft service areas. Microsoft describe them as a PhD, compared to a master’s degree.
To attain these Advanced Specialisations, we must:
- Hold Microsoft Gold Security competency
- Have at least six members of staff passing the relevant Administrator exams for the Advanced Specialisation
- Meet high performance thresholds, that show proven experience in successfully delivering the relevant Microsoft workloads (such as Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Information Protection, Microsoft 365 Defender)
- Have three approved customer references