Microsoft Advanced Specialisations​

Building on existing Gold and Silver competencies, Advanced Specialisations are only awarded to partners who have demonstrable expert knowledge and a proven track record in their chosen area, giving customers the confidence that they are working with the very best. 

Microsoft's Advanced Specialisations are accreditations that are designed to set exceptional Microsoft Partners apart.

To gain an accreditation, partners must achieve numerous certifications attesting to their team’s technical skills, provide three customer Case Studies to prove execution of the technology, and reach a certain customer revenue for the preceding 12 months.


Transparity currently hold the following Microsoft Advanced Specialisations:


Adoption & Change

Recognises extensive experience in providing Adoption and Change Management services to drive Microsoft 365 usage and organisational change. This is evidenced by Transparity’s wide variety of clients who have been supported with their business change and user adoption, plus our heavy investment in training and exams for staff.

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Microsoft Teams

Demonstrates how Transparity have built on our Microsoft 365 capability to deploy complex, integrated calling solutions underpinned with Teams, extending creating a truly Cloud-native phone system. We can also leverage our partner relationships to include advanced functionality, such as call recording and contact centre solutions.

Meetings & Meeting Rooms for Microsoft Teams

Certifies an abundance of successful projects completed which leverage and support Teams, enhancing the collaboration and meeting experiences for Transparity's customers, modernising the experience and providing seamless interoperability with the wider Microsoft 365 suite.

Identity and Access

Awarded only to partners with demonstrable experience and extensive knowledge in deploying and managing Microsoft Identity workloads with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), as well high growth levels for Azure AD Premium.

Information Protection and

Identifies for customers that Transparity have exceptional knowledge and experience of deploying Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) workloads. It also supports our proficiency in security and compliance strategies.


Showcases Transparity's in-depth knowledge, extensive experience and proven success in deploying Microsoft 365-based Teamwork workloads to our customers. This Advanced Specialisation certifies our expertise in leveraging Microsoft engineering-approved methodologies for deploying Microsoft 365.


Demonstrates Transparity's extensive experience and knowledge in deploying Microsoft Threat Protection, Microsoft Cloud App Security and Microsoft Sentinel workloads. This award requires at least six individuals who have passed the MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administrator exam before they can be considered.

Windows Server & SQL Server Migration to Azure

Highlights Transparity's demonstrable experience and capability in the assessment, planning and onward transition of workloads into Microsoft Azure. This requires a rigorous audit, proving the presence of robust procedures, capability and evidence in the deployment of a variety of migration-based scenarios.


This specialisation is awarded only to partners who meet the highest standards for service delivery and support, showcasing capabilities and proven experience in implementing comprehensive protection across Microsoft Azure, hybrid and multicloud environments.

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Azure Virtual

The Azure Virtual Desktop advanced specialisation demonstrates Transparity's deep understanding and knowledge of optimising, securing and deploying virtual desktop infrastructure in Azure.

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