Microsoft SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS)

On Monday, May 19, at 6:00 AM PT, Microsoft will announce the availability of SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS), a new partner-delivered offering designed to help Microsoft Office SharePoint Server customers with qualified, Volume Licensing Software Assurance enrollments, successfully plan their deployment of SharePoint. Microsoft developed SDPS in response to the remarkable growth of SharePoint in the Enterprise market.

SDPS introduces a host of new knowledge offerings to the SharePoint partner community for their customers’ benefit. These tools include SharePoint Deployment Plan Templates, Architecture Design Guidance Documents, and SharePoint server farm deployment guidance. These tools will better equip partners to give customers the best possible experience when deploying SharePoint server. In addition, SDPS certified partners will be able to participate in a new online community that Microsoft has created to facilitate collaboration and information sharing among partners on SharePoint deployment best practices. Partners can get more details and register to be an SDPS provider at