Microsoft Advisory Services

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SoftwareONE Microsoft Advisory Services

SoftwareONE’s Microsoft Advisory Services (MAS) team works with you to review your current and future use of Microsoft solutions and services to help you get the most from your existing assets and plan for future investments.

With more than 30 years of experience in selling Microsoft software to businesses as well as public sector, education, and research customers, SoftwareONE is one of the leaders in the global market. We are the most successful Microsoft Partner in the EMEA region and one of the top six globally.

We are experts not only when it comes to Microsoft Volume Licensing but also for Cloud solutions like Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Microsoft 365, and we offer our customers assistance along every step of the way: from initial advice, to purchasing, to implementation and migration, to post-implementation support. We maintain close relationships with Microsoft worldwide so we can provide the best conditions and services for you – our customers.

The MAS Services from SoftwareONE are designed to make your life simpler. Our experienced consultants, and company expertise of over 30 years of Microsoft partnership, combines to provide you a team of experts to analyze, roadmap, design and enable the best path forward for your Microsoft business, technology and licensing needs.

The Right MAS Plan for You

The Microsoft Advisory Services team provides a myriad of solutions to find the right Microsoft fit your organization including: licensing analysis, cloud strategies, SQL Server Optimization, contract support, and subscription advisory services – but we know that different customers have different needs and can offer both MAS Advanced and MAS Standard.

MAS Advanced

We work with customers, commonly in advance of an EA Renewal, to understand their current and planned adoption of Microsoft solutions and services, and identify an optimum investment strategy to enable their Microsoft365 Roadmap.

MAS Standard

Our service will review our customer’s current and future use of Microsoft server technology, (with a focus on SQL Server and Windows Server) taking into account current and planned datacenter environment. Our experienced consultants help clarify our clients licensing and procurement options, and identify smart investments in cloud.

We Are Microsoft Azure Expert MSP

  • LSP (Licensing Solution Partner) authorization

  • EDA (Enterprise Direct Advisor)

  • SPLA Reseller (Licenses for Service Providers)

  • CSP (Cloud Solution Provider), direct and indirect

  • Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP)

  • Microsoft SAM (Software Asset Management) Partner

  • AER Partner (Authorized Education Reseller)

Azure Expert MSP

SoftwareONE is part of a highly selective program of Microsoft to create a high impact as Managed Services Provider (MSP) offer for Azure partners.

SoftwareONE is part of this highly selective program of Microsoft for Azure partners: Azure Expert Managed Services Provider. It is a new way of being certified as an influencer of modern and future strategies on digitally transforming businesses. Very few global Microsoft partners were able to fulfill the requirements to join this program.

We Are a Microsoft Global Partner

The Microsoft Gold Partner status is the highest possible status in Microsoft’s widely recognized partnership program.

The program includes different areas of expertise that partners can earn accreditations for – these are known as “Microsoft Partner Competencies.”

The requirements for achieving competencies include performance, customer case studies, and advanced technical certifications.

SoftwareONE currently holds 13 Gold and one Silver competencies, four of which are cloud services competencies that demonstrate our in-depth expertise with respect to MS Office 365, MS Azure, and Enterprise Mobility + Security.

Awards and Certifications

  • 2019 Microsoft Cloud Migration Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE LATAM)
  • 2019 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE Bolivia)
  • 2018 Partner of the Year Country Award (SoftwareONE Bulgaria)
  • 2018 Partner Seller Excellence in Technology, Sales and/or Licensing Award – Erik Moll (SoftwareONE Canada)
  • 2017 Partner of the Year Country Award (SoftwareONE Ukraine)
  • 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE Czech Republic)
  • 2017 Partner of the Year for Partner Seller Excellence in Technology, Sales, and / or Licensing (West and Central Africa)
  • 2016 Partner of the Year Award Finalist (SoftwareONE Group)
  • 2016 Microsoft Azure Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE India)
  • 2016 Microsoft Solution Partner of the Year for Cloud Productivity (SoftwareONE Malaysia)
  • 2015 Global Microsoft Volume Licensing Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE Group)
  • 2015 Global Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE Group)
  • 2015 Country Partner of the Year (SoftwareONE Spain, SoftwareONE Ireland, SoftwareONE Mexico, SoftwareONE India, SoftwareONE Honduras, SoftwareONE Singapore)
  • and many others…

Technical certifications:

  • Over 1,600 MCPs (Microsoft Certified Professionals)

Our Cloud certifications:

  • Modern Workplace MCP certifications (O365, EM+S, M365): over 480
  • Azure MCP certifications: over 400

Other certifications:

  • Over 380 MCP up-to-date certifications for Microsoft Volume Licensing

Case Study

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