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Welcome to the Surface Modern Solutions page. The content below is designed to assist partners in selling multiple Microsoft solutions. It is meant to be used by partners to educate themselves and become more confident in expanding their services as well as creating demand for Surface Modern Solutions among their customers. Content topics include: Surface devices, Microsoft 365, Device-as-a-Service, Autopilot (Zero Touch Deployment), Intune, Azure AD and Security.
Resources on this page are divided into the following tabs:
Partner enablement training—Modules designed to assist partners to train and understand the value of Surface and M365.
To-customer content—Customer facing content that can be used during the sales cycle.
Monthly office hours—Watch past recordings of the interactive office hours held each month for partners in the Surface Modern Solutions Program.
For more info on joining the Surface Modern Solutions Program (SMSP) and working with a Partner Success Specialist (PSS) in your area reach out to:
Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, UK: TeamSMS@microsoft.com
For additional questions about the program, or to find out if it is available in your area reach the global team at TeamSMS@microsoft.com
The Surface Modern Solutions Program is a technical and sales enablement training to help Microsoft Partners introduce Modern Work + Security to their end customers.
An introduction to the Surface Modern Solutions Program. This overview looks at requirements for the program, as well as what partners gain from the trainings.
Review of expectations and benefits.
Overview and benefits to partners: unique to CSPs.
Overview and benefits to partners: unique to DMPs.
Learn about the changing modern workplace and how SMSP can help.
Learn about the DaaS subscription model and how to create your offer.
Learn about the Surface and M365 ecosystem.
Why Mobility matters and how it plays into the Surface Security story.
Learn about the current security needs in the workplace.
Overview of benefits of zero-touch deployment and Windows Autopilot.
Questions to ask your customers to better understand their opportunity.
Learn about the changing modern workplace and how SMSP can help partners.
Learn about the changing modern workplace and how SMSP can help customers.
Walkthrough the setup and execution of Windows Autopilot with Surface.
Two–three hour presentation designed for partners to give to customers.
Presentation on the benefits of selling Surface Hub and how to become a Surface Hub Reseller, and an overview of our Goodbye Desktop, Hello Surface Laptop campaign.
Presentation on Spring Surface device and accessories, and a Surface Reseller Alliance (SRA) Portal walkthrough.
Presentation on Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) and Microsoft Viva.
Presentation on Frontline Workers, Customer Immersion Experience, and Surface Security Q&A.
Presentation on Surface Pro 7+ and the Surface Security Story.
Presentation on Digital Marketing Content OnDemand, Success Stories, & Windows Virtual Desktop.
Presentation on Surface Security, Microsoft Pluton security processor, and partner Q&A.
Presentation on Autopilot & Intune, Surface portfolio updates, and partner Q&A.