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Commercial marketplace web storefronts

Jul 17, 2020 Azure, marketplace, web storefronts, 2955 Views
In this article, we’ll discuss Commercial marketplace web storefronts

Commercial marketplace web storefronts

When Microsoft partners add their solutions to the commercial marketplace, one way that customers can find those products and services is by visiting the web storefronts. You go to the commercial marketplace publisher guide to learn more.

Azure Marketplace

As you read the documentation, you learn that Azure Marketplace is geared toward IT professionals and developers. It contains technical solutions that are certified to run on Microsoft Azure.

Azure Marketplace has thousands of applications and services that are made to extend directly into users’ Azure infrastructure. Products in this storefront include Azure building blocks, digital cloud services, finished software solutions, and consulting and managed services. Products and services are organized by category and easy to filter, making it easy for customers to find the right app or service.

Your customers can access Azure Marketplace online through the web storefront at https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com.

AZURE MARKETPLACE

Screenshots of the Azure Marketplace web storefront

Screenshots of the Azure Marketplace web storefront

Because Azure Marketplace is a part of Azure, they can also access these solutions through the Azure portal at https://portal.azure.com. Any time Azure users click “Create a resource” on the Azure portal homepage, they’re accessing solutions from Azure Marketplace.

Screenshots from the in-product version of Azure Marketplace in the Azure portal

Both the web storefront and the Azure portal experience enable customers to quickly find, try, buy, and deploy solutions to Azure online in minutes.

In addition to the cloud products and services available through both the web storefront and the portal, the Azure Marketplace web storefront also lists consulting and managed services offered by Microsoft partners to help customers in myriad areas including analytics, DevOps, migration, and security.

Microsoft AppSource

The Microsoft AppSource storefront is geared toward business users and business decision makers, and contains business software that extends directly into Azure, Dynamics 365, Office 365, and the Power Platform. Microsoft AppSource also contains web applications, which are hosted on the cloud and accessed over the internet. Solutions are organized by category and industry and are easy to filter, making it simple for customers to find the right app or service.

Your customers can access Microsoft AppSource online through the web storefront at https://appsource.microsoft.com.

MICROSOFT APPSOURCE

Screenshots of the Microsoft AppSource web storefront

AppSource apps are also available within Microsoft products by clicking “Get more apps” from the homepage in Dynamics 365, “Get apps” in Power BI, “Apps” in Teams, and “Insert>Get Add-ins” in Office 365 products (excluding Teams).

Example of the Microsoft AppSource in-product experience from Power BI

In addition to the cloud products that are available through the web storefront and in-product experiences, the Microsoft AppSource web storefront also lists consulting services provided by Microsoft partners. AppSource consulting services are organized by industry, service type, location, and Microsoft product type.

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