Sopra Steria Ltd

Sopra Steria Microsoft Cloud Deployment and Planning

Organisations with Microsoft Software Assurance are eligible for complimentary Deployment Planning Service days, allowing them to investigate the use of Microsoft Cloud products within their organisation, at zero cost. As Gold Partners, Sopra Steria will work with you to unlock the value of your Enterprise licenses through Planning Service Days.


  • Workshop focused to map Microsoft technologies against Cloud strategic objectives
  • Delivers full assessment of needs, maturity and benefits available
  • Unlocks value of Service Assurance
  • Follows standard templates and Microsoft approved methodology
  • Delivered by Microsoft approved/accredited architect(s)
  • 1 day technology overview option
  • Summary study 3 day option, Detail study 5 day option
  • PoC + detail study – 10 day and 15 options
  • Planning Services to assist in journey to the cloud


  • Creates pragmatic roadmap aligned to Cloud strategy and organisation goals
  • No additional costs for Microsoft Service Assurance holders
  • Promotes Channel Shift to improve service and provide cost savings
  • Helps build a business case for investment
  • Workshops scheduled to meet changing and challenged agendas
  • Results presented via write up and presentation
  • Application of Microsoft best practice to provide value from investment
  • Service can be scaled beyond Service Assurance benefit
  • Service available in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales


Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Sopra Steria’s Microsoft Cloud Deployment and Planning Services will provide on-site expertise to help you plan secure deployment of Microsoft cloud technologies. Deployment planning consultants help you evaluate how best to deploy Microsoft solutions in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.
Through the use of Sopra Steria’s Microsoft Cloud Deployment and Planning Services, we will
• Assess your IT environment, business requirements and employee needs.
• Provide help with building a deployment, upgrade, or migration plan tailored for your organisation.
• Address concerns and provide clarity about Microsoft cloud or hybrid deployments especially where they relate to security.
• Show you how to incorporate Microsoft best practices to help reduce both cost and risk.
• Demonstrate how Microsoft cloud services will drive Digital Transformation initiatives in your organisation through a focused PoC or Pilot.
Planning service works with specific services Yes
Hosting or software services the planning service works with
  • Azure
  • Microsoft 365
  • Dynamics 365
  • Microsoft Business Intelligence/Analytics stack.


Training service provided No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service No

Security testing

Security testing
Security services Yes
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
  • Other
Other security services
  • Security accreditation and compliance support
  • ISO27001 certification audits and compliance support
  • GDPR assessment and compliance support
  • Security architecture support
  • Vulnerability management and scanning
  • Protective monitoring and threat intelligence
Certified security testers Yes
Security testing certifications
  • Other
Other security testing certifications
  • CCP (SIRA/Cyber Architect)
  • MSc Information Security

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service No

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints The scale of engagement is dictated by the Microsoft Software Assurance benefits that the customer holds. These can be increased for an additional fee based on the SFIA rate card.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support No
Phone support No
Web chat support No
Support levels N/A for this Service.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)


Price £0 per unit
Discount for educational organisations No

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card pdf document: Terms and conditions pdf document: Modern Slavery statement
Service documents
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