Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

Applies to

  • Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government

Microsoft Cloud for US Government: Meeting data protection requirements

Designed for the US government from the ground up, Microsoft Cloud for US Government enables US federal, state, local, or tribal entities to select from a range of Microsoft's cloud computing services. To best address public sector customers’ specific needs, Microsoft has made significant investment in data centers and is dedicated to meeting data protection compliance with US federal and state policies, mandates, and requirements. Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government enables partners to resell Microsoft cloud services to these customers.

Note that some of the capabilities available in Partner Center may not yet be available in Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government.

Microsoft Cloud for US Government provides a separate instance of Microsoft Azure that meets the data protection needs of government security, privacy, and compliance requirements.

See the Microsoft Cloud for US Government datasheet for more information.

Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government: Selling cloud solutions to US government entities

Once enrolled in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government, you'll use Partner Center to sell cloud-specific solutions and services to your US government customers.

Note

At the time this article was published, the following Partner Center features were not yet available in Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government (since publication, some of the features may have been added to Partner Center and this list may be out of date):

  • Find a partner
  • Business profiles
  • Referrals
  • Request a reseller relationship with a customer (multi-channel, multi-partner)
  • License analytics
  • Customer insights
  • Indirect reseller/provider model and settings
  • Check service health
  • Independent Software Vendor (ISV) enrollment
  • Customer special qualification

The following Partner Center tasks are managed using the Azure admin portal for Microsoft Cloud for US Government:

  • Partner user management
  • Customer user and license management
  • Resetting users' passwords

For information about managing users and licenses, see User and license management in Partner Center for Microsoft Cloud for US Government.

For information about enrolling in CSP for Microsoft Cloud for US Government, see Enrolling in CSP for Microsoft Cloud for US Government.

For an FAQ, see Frequently asked questions about the CSP Program for Microsoft Cloud for US Government.