Do you want to get paid to advise your customers on how best to make the move to Windows 7 and Office 2010? 

If so, make sure your organisation is registered to deliver Desktop Deployment Planning Services.

Desktop Deployment Planning Services (DDPS) is a Software Assurance benefit and offers desktop deployment planning in 1, 3, 5, 10, and 15 day sessions designed to help guide customers through desktop implementations with a focus on Office 2010 and Office 365, as well as Windows 7.

You can read more about DDPS (including eligibility requirements and registration details) at http://www.microsoftddps.com.

Partners with Partner Advisory Hours can also help accelerate their desktop deployment opportunities by registering for the upcoming Optimised Desktop Practice Accelerator course running from 12th-15th December here

Similarly, Partners with System Centre skills can get paid to deliver the new Private Cloud, Management and Virtualisation Planning Services (PVDPS) Software Assurance offering. There’s more information on PVDPS at http://www.microsoftpvdps.com and Partners looking to develop their Systems Management practices can access the step-by-step learning guide here.