You can sell Microsoft Azure cloud services to the US government. You can offer US federal, state, local, and tribal entities Azure cloud and Office 365.
Sell Azure cloud for US government
Azure Government provides hybrid flexibility, comprehensive compliance, superior protection, and a physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure, built exclusively for your US government customers.
Sell Office 365 Government GCC for CSP
Office 365 Government Community Cloud (GCC) provides your government customers with Office 365 productivity services that have additional security, and US data residency needed for your US government customers.
Sell Office 365 Government GCC for CSP
Office 365 Government Community Cloud (GCC) provides your government customers with Office 365 productivity services that have additional security, and US data residency needed for your US government customers. Eligibility criteria Partner validation
Frequently asked questions About Azure Cloud for US Government
What is Microsoft Cloud for US Government?
Azure Government cloud delivers a cloud platform built upon the foundational principles of security, privacy and control, compliance, and transparency. Public Sector entities receive a physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure that employs world-class security services critical to US government for all systems and applications built on its architecture.
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These services include FedRAMP and DoD compliance certifications, CJIS state-level agreements, the ability to issue HIPAA Business Associate Agreements, and support for IRS 1075. Operated by screened US persons, Azure Government supports multiple hybrid scenarios for building and deploying solutions on-premises or in the cloud. Public Sector entities can also take advantage of the instant scalability and guaranteed uptime of a hyper-scale cloud service.
Who is eligible for the CSP program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government?
Partners in the United States that serve US federal, state, and local government entities in their governmental capacities are eligible for the CSP program for Microsoft Government cloud. Microsoft has a strict validation program to determine eligibility before partners can access Microsoft Government cloud.
To qualify, you need to prove that you work with government customers. The sign-up process for the CSP program in Microsoft Cloud for US Government has been augmented to capture additional data to perform the validation. Types of proof can include, but are not limited to, government contract numbers and letter of sponsorship from your government customer.
What are the qualifications to sell Microsoft Cloud for US Government?
Qualification criteria to sell the CSP program for Microsoft Government Cloud are the same as the qualification criteria for CSP Commercial, open to both direct partners and indirect resellers. You do not need to be re-nominated to be an indirect reseller for the CSP program for Microsoft Government Cloud if you are approved as an indirect reseller for CSP Commercial.
I am an existing partner. What do I need to do to sell Microsoft Cloud for US Government?
Partners will need to onboard to the CSP program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government to meet regulatory and compliance requirements. (Onboarding for Microsoft Cloud for US Government is separate from onboarding for CSP Commercial).
Once you onboard, you can create customers and transact offers available within Microsoft Cloud for US Government. If you are leveraging APIs, see Developing for Partner Center for Microsoft National Cloud.
Office 365 Government Community Cloud
What is Office 365 Government GCC for CSP?
Office 365 Government GCC for CSP is Microsoft’s offering of cloud productivity services designed for the United States government and government contractors. It provides the features and capabilities of Office 365 services, plus additional commitments regarding compliance accreditation, personnel screening, and data residency to meet the unique needs of US Government customers.
Microsoft offers a comprehensive set of certifications and attestations. Features that are automatically enabled in Office 365 Government GCC tenants meet the strict requirements of certifications defined in the Microsoft Trust Center Compliance page.
A new service, application, or feature is introduced to the subscriptions only after it meets the compliance requirements. Access the Microsoft Service Trust Portal for additional content, tools, and resources about Microsoft’s security, privacy, and compliance practices.
Can existing Office 365 customers transition to Office 365 Government GCC?
No. Customers cannot transition once they deploy the environment and associated offering. To apply the appropriate controls for Office 365 Government GCC, an organization’s cloud identity and Office 365 tenant must be set up accordingly at the time of creation.
Government GCC, an organization’s cloud identity and Office 365 tenant must be set up accordingly at the time of creation.
Where is the additional information on customer eligibility available?
For additional customer eligibility info, see Office 365 Government GCC partner and customer eligibility criteria.
How do I get started selling Office 365 Government GCC for CSP?
For enablement guidance, see Sell Office 365 Government GCC subscriptions to qualified government customers.
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