Desktop Deployment
Planning Services (DDPS)

It is never too soon to start planning.
Sooner or later everybody upgrades...Ananke IT Solutions is the only Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Southeastern New England, certified to provide Desktop Deployment Planning Services paid for by Microsoft.

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Eligible for Microsoft Dollars?

Get the most from your investment.

Customers with an active enterprise agreement who have purchased over $60,000 of Software Assurance on Microsoft Office applications will receive at least one day of Desktop Deployment Planning Services.

Easy Activation

Taking advantage of DDPS is simple.

DDPS helps lower the cost and risk of planning by using Microsoft's best practices.Benefit from working with Ananke's certified consultants who have the expertise to deliver a comprehensive deployment plan for a more secure and well managed desktop environment.

Step 1:
Create a voucher and assign it to a project manager within your company.
Step 2:
Have your project manager contact your local Microsoft partner to start the step-by-step process, which includes a pre-engagement questionnaire to help understand your company's business needs and existing environment.
Step 3:
Participate in a series of focused strategy and technical sessions to help design a plan that meets your company's business and technology requirements.
Desktop Deployment Planning Services by Ananke
Eligibility Chart
Software Assurance Spend
on Office applications
Estimated number of Office Professional Plus
licenses with 3 years of Software Assurance *
Number of
DDPS days
$60,000-149,999 200 1
$150,000-599,99 500 3
$600,000-1,249,999 2,000 5
$1,250,000+ 4,000 10
Customers meeting the minimum Office application Software Assurance spend thresholds in qualified volume licensing programs are entitled to one Desktop Development Planning Service engagement during the term of their enrollment.
Customers may increase the service level to as many as 15 days by applying training vouchers (e.g. upgrade a 10 day voucher to a 15 day voucher by trading a specific number of training vouchers).
*Customers with Office Enterprise, or those who also have additional Software Assurance coverage on Visio, Project, or SharePoint Designer may qualify with fewer licenses.