Software Assurance (SA) Planning Services are benefits of the software assurance program from Microsoft. Each type of engagement is delivered by a trained and qualified RCM consultant who provides guidance and analysis for planning and deployment, and helps your organization realize a greater return on investment.
DESKTOP DEPLOYMENT PLANNING SERVICES (DDPS)
Desktop Deployment Planning Services (DDPS) can help you ensure successful deployment of Microsoft Office or Windows software to increase usage, increase productivity, and lower costs. A trained RCM consultant collaborates with you to create a comprehensive deployment plan that includes analysis, business case, process, and technical procedures. The service is based on the Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment and best practices from Microsoft, and the objective is to help reduce the cost and complexity associated with high levels of process and automation. The number of engagement days is 1, 3, 5, 10, or 15, as determined by your Software Assurance coverage.
SHAREPOINT DEPLOYMENT PLANNING SERVICES (SDPS)
SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS) is designed to help your organization plan an effective deployment of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. A trained RCM consultant shares best practices, analyzes your organizational environment, and provides tools and services to help you optimize the effectiveness of the Office SharePoint Service core capabilities, help lower the cost of deployment, and help improve the productivity of your organization. The number of engagement days is 1, 3, 5, 10, or 15, as determined by your Software Assurance coverage.
EXCHANGE DEPLOYMENT PLANNING SERVICES (EDPS)
Exchange Deployment Planning Services (EDPS) is designed to help guide your organization through the deployment planning stages of a Microsoft Exchange implementation. Through a structured engagement, a trained RCM consultant reviews new Microsoft Exchange product features, shares best practices, analyzes organizational requirements, provides hands-on deployment training, and helps create comprehensive deployment and implementation plans. The number of engagement days is 3, 5, 10, or 15, as determined by your Software Assurance coverage.
BUSINESS VALUE PLANNING SERVICES (BVPS)
Business Value Planning Services (BVPS) helps your organization’s business decision makers develop a plan to maximize the business value of the Microsoft Office system through structured, multi-day engagements. A trained RCM consultant works with you to document, analyze, and design a plan that helps you unlock the potential of your existing investment, drive change, and improve your business processes. The number of engagement days is 3, 5, 10, or 15, as determined by your Software Assurance coverage.