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Software Assurance Planning Services
About SSDPS

Find new, long-term opportunities, deepen your engagement with customers and expand your practice by offering SQL Server Deployment Planning Services (SSDPS). Work with customers looking to create a business intelligence solution, migrate from Oracle or upgrade to SQL Server 2016.

SSDPS engagements

As a provider of SSDPS, you will receive the tools, training, best practices and engagement materials you need to deliver successful deployment planning services engagements that can lead to additional work.  
  • Deploy a Big Data and Data Warehousing Solution. Create a deployment solution that works easily alongside your customers’ current assets and allows them to integrate existing relational sources with new big data sets using their team’s existing skills.
  • Deploy Modern Business Intelligence. Build a deployment plan that will provide customers a 360-degree view for business users with their most important metrics in one place, updated in real time, and available on all their devices.
  • Deploy an Advanced Analytics Solution. Create a deployment plan that will perform scalable R analytics inside SQL Server 2016—where your customers’ data resides—for higher performance and better data security. No sampling or moving data.
  • Application Platform Migration. Help reduce total cost of ownership by helping clients migrate from Oracle database technologies to a Microsoft Application and Data platform, on-premises or in the cloud.  Assess your customers’ current environment, review architectural considerations, and create a detailed migration plan.
  • Data Platform Modernization. Create a deployment plan to help your customers take advantage of the latest version of SQL Server. Build intelligent, mission-critical applications using a scalable, hybrid database platform that has everything built in, from in-memory performance and advanced security to in-database analytics.
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Who can participate?

Learn about the eligibility requirements to become a SQL Server Deployment Planning Services (SSDPS) enrolled partner.

For more information contact us at: sapssup@microsoft.com.