With so many people working from home, Device as a Service (DaaS) makes a lot of sense. That’s especially true for SMBs struggling to pay for all the additional IT support and maintenance services working from home can require.
DaaS is a big growth opportunity for tech providers. Between now and 2023, DaaS revenue worldwide should grow by an average of nearly 55% a year, reaching $66.1 billion, predicts Market Research Future.
If that sounds interesting, and if DaaS is an area where you need to bring up your own skills, Intel Partner University can help. This online training program now offers a basic Competency in Device as a Service.
This Competency has been designed for sales and business-development pros. It provides basic knowledge of DaaS, the business model, and growth opportunities across both vertical industries and types of deployments.
If you’re new to Intel Partner University, it’s an online training platform for Intel partners. Competencies are deeper training curriculums within Intel Partner University that can help you build expertise in a product, technology or business segment. Complete a Competency, and you’ll be able to claim a digital badge that you can share via social media for one year.
Within Intel Partner University, there are 2 types of Competencies:
> Intel Partner Solutions Pro Competencies help business development and salespeople gain the information and insights they need to market and sell the latest products and solutions.
> Intel Partner Technical Pro Competencies are for partners with an engineering or technical role.
To complete the DaaS Competency on Intel Partner University, you’ll need to take 3 mandatory courses, plus at least 15 credits’ worth of elective courses.
The 3 mandatory courses are each under 30 minutes long. They are:
> Essential training: Building a profitable and scalable DaaS business with Intel.
> Unlock the exclusive benefit of the DaaS specialty
> Redefining the mobile experience: 10th gen Intel Core processors
For the electives, you can choose from no fewer than 25 offerings. Completion of each course will earn you 4 to 6 points, depending on the topic. So completing the required 15 credits should be doable with 3 or 4 electives. Here are just a few of them:
> Take advantage of Intel vPro for your business
> Capturing growth in the commercial client segment
> What is Intel Optane technology?
> Chart your path in education transformation, and grow your EdTech business
Are you a sales or biz-dev pro who’s eager to jump aboard Device as a Service, but needs an introduction to this fast-growing market? Then check out Intel Partner University and its DaaS Competency now.