Azure Specialization

Partners specializing in one or more Azure workloads receive discounts on some consumption line items based on their specialization. For more details on Azure Specialization program see

When configuring Partner Center integration, one of the options on the connector configuration page is Azure specializations. This article describes the options available under this setting and the impact this will have on Azure Billing within Work 365.

There are three options available under this setting.

1We don't have Azure SpecializationSelect when Azure Specialization is not available
2Pass specialization discounts to CustomerMarkup is applied to the discounted cost of the specialization line item.
3Retain specialization discounts as MarginMarkup is applied to the non-discounted cost of the specialization line item.


Only select option 2 and option 3 when certain of Azure Specialization. Selecting this when not having Azure Specialization can cause unexpected consumption billing.