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If you’re looking for advanced solutions and services in a particular area, look for a Google Cloud partner with a Specialization or an Expertise.

Specializations and Expertise

It can be difficult to gauge the quality of a vendor in advance — to know if they have the technical know-how and experience to help you address your business challenges. That’s why we’ve done the legwork for you.


When you see a Google Cloud partner with a Specialization, it indicates the strongest signal of proficiency and experience with Google Cloud. These organizations undergo a rigorous technical assessment, employ certified experts, demonstrate repeatable customer success, and have a business plan to invest in their area of Specialization.

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When you see a Google Cloud partner with an Expertise, it indicates where they have demonstrated customer success by product, workload, and/or industry based on a defined set of requirements.

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Journey to differentiation

Google Cloud Certified employees

Partners with Expertise and Specializations have employees trained, tested, and certified on their proficiency with Google Cloud products and solutions.

Proven customer success

Partners with Expertise and Specializations have at least one publicly referenceable customer success story.

Industry-leading capabilities

Partners with a Specialization undergo a rigorous technical capability assessment with a proven methodology — demonstrating their abilities to design, build, migrate, test, and operate a solution for a customer.

Long-term business investment

Partners with a Specialization provide a business plan for ongoing investment and staffing in their area of Specialization. They’re in this for the long haul.

Specialization areas

Train machine learning models, build cloud-native apps, streamline internal workflows. Whatever your end goals, see how partners with Specializations can help.

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