Tech-savvy and always-connected, people want faster, more intuitive technology, uninterrupted services, and freedom to work anywhere, anytime, on a variety of devices.

You can meet these customer needs and showcase your expertise as a trusted advisor with deep skills on delivering, deploying and supporting solutions with Windows7 Enterprise, Office Professional Plus 2010, and the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) by earning the Desktop competency.

Attaining the Desktop competency means you can:

  • Help your customers improve productivity and control while they save time and money with an optimized Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010 desktop.

With nearly 90% of businesses making their move to Windows 71, and with customers deploying Office 2010 at 5 times the rate of its predecessor, customers are primed to maximize their user experience with desktop solutions.

  • Take advantage of your leadership role by maximizing business opportunities in deploying and supporting a Windows 7, Office 2010, Internet Explorer, and MDOP desktop solution.
  • Differentiate your business in the market with recognition, knowledge, resources, and the support of Microsoft.

Review all Desktop competency benefits on the partner portal.

1 Microsoft FY11 Q2 earnings released on January 27, 2011