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Azure Starter Offer

Azure Starter Offer

Many organizations are either in the process of undergoing a significant digital transformation initiative or are considering how they will do so within the next couple of years. Organizations of all sizes are looking for ways to engage their customers, empower their employees, optimize their business, and transform their products. Increasingly companies are looking towards Cloud Solutions as a key piece of making that digital transformation real.

As part of PCM’s commitment to helping our customers manage their digital transformation, Microsoft and PCM are pleased to announce the Azure Starter Offer, a promotion that allows PCM to educate our customers on Azure adoption and share our experiences working with organizations from all verticals migrating and optimizing infrastructure for the cloud. Microsoft and PCM have developed this offer expressly for our customers who are in the early stages of cloud adoption and Azure evaluation and wish to accelerate their enterprise cloud competencies, offer professional technical readiness for their IT staff, and establish a clear roadmap/plan for hybrid-cloud enablement.

The Azure Starter Offer consists of 4 parts:

An initial $25k Azure Monetary Commitment enrollment:

Customer’s making an initial commitment of $25k over a one year period have access to a number of powerful features. Customers gain access to the Azure Enterprise Portal, a central console for managing your billing and reporting functionality, as well as your different levels of Azure access. You’ll get an engineering facilitated onboarding session, and one year of initial standard support. Additionally, any Azure overages will collect in arrears and will be billed quarterly, providing a flexible billing option for larger organizations.

Azure New Customer Credit Promo:

The New Customer Credit Promotion incentivizes organizations to get started quickly in their cloud adoption. By offering the first 3 months of Azure spend back in the form on an Azure credit (up to 25% of initial commit) customers can use the first 3 months in Azure for testing and development, and then get that money credited back as they move into production.

Azure Everywhere Fast Start Engagement:

Customer’s taking advantage of the Azure Starter offer are eligible for a Funded Partner/Premier on-site engagement to help accelerate a targeted solution deployment. This engagement will cover and educational session on Azure, as well as a technical deep-dive into targeted solutions for cloud migration.

Enrollment in Cloud Acceleration Program:

The Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Program is a new way for customers to find success as they embark on their cloud journey. Through your investment, Microsoft provides access to a 12-month program based on the learnings of thousands of successful cloud companies and the journey they took to achieve long term success.

The Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Program delivers a curated engagement model, complete with the tools, resources, and guidance you need to drive successful outcomes and measurable results for your business while giving you and your teams a structured way to learn, experience, and apply the breath of the Azure platform to your business objectives.

The Azure Starter Offer is a comprehensive offering for organizations who are looking to move into the cloud but need assistance accelerating their cloud adoption. If you are interested in learning more about the Azure Starter Offer please contact your PCM Account Executive or email

– John Pontius Solution Sales Professional – Azure, PCM, Inc. 


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