New partner opportunities with Windows 10 at WPC 2016 and beyond

Chet Devchand authorblock

Partners that have a Windows 10 deployment practice are seeing gross margins of up to 36 percent on project services. Many of these partners have existing practices around Azure Active Directory (AAD), Microsoft Intune, and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and/or have a security practice. They are applying that expertise to create pull-through opportunities with Windows 10, using repeatable service offerings.

In discussions with customers about their digital transformation journey and how their organization plans to fend off digitally-born competitors, Windows 10 frequently comes up as a way to significantly enhance end-user experiences. With more than 330 million end customers already using Windows 10, partners can use their knowledge of the Microsoft technology stack—Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Intune, System Center Configuration Manager, and Microsoft Azure IaaS/PaaS—to offer end-to-end project services that help incumbent enterprises, public sector organizations, and commercial customers disrupt their industry.

We can help you plan and begin building your Windows 10 deployment practice. I’ve provided four useful resources that I encourage you to review. For more in-depth help, email, and one of our recruiters will respond to you with information about next steps.

Windows 10 at WPC 2016

If you’re attending WPC 2016, and interested in learning more about building a profitable Windows 10 deployment practice, see the information below about connecting with my Partner Technology Strategist colleagues and me in the US Regional Lounge, and our suggestions for sessions to add to your schedule in Connect.

We look forward to seeing you at WPC 2016! Follow @wpcus on Twitter for real-time updates leading up to and during the conference, and download the US Partner’s guide to WPC 2016 for a comprehensive look at US activities and recommendations.

Meet the Windows 10 Partner Technology Strategists at WPC 2016

If you’re interested in meeting the Partner Technology Strategists on the US Partner Team, we will be staffing the US Regional Lounge on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 11:00AM–5:00PM. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with us, email

Profitability with Windows 10 deployment

IoT02 Better together: Windows + Microsoft Azure can change your business

WIN23e Tomorrow's SMB infrastructure, today: Windows 10, Office 365, and Azure AD

WIN30e Windows in the cloud: What's new for small businesses

WIN36e Making money with Windows 10

Windows and Devices competency sessions

Windows 10 features

WIN13 Enabling Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with Windows

WIN24e Understand Windows as a Service to help customers incite change

WIN25e Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection: Detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks and data breaches

WIN26e Windows 10 IoT from device to cloud

Windows 10 partner programs

WIN11 Are you a game changer? Seizing the Windows 10 opportunity

WIN15 Content and cash: Microsoft investments in helping partners sell and deploy Windows 10


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