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Category: Microsoft

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  • Are legacy software vendors unfairly distorting the cloud?

    A new report, commissioned by CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe), sees Professor Frédéric Jenny looking into the “prevalence and impact” of alleged unfair licensing terms from software vendors – with particular relation to the cloud. CISPE believe that...

  • Microsoft 365 Compliance Assessments

    What are Microsoft assessments? According to Microsoft: “A template is a framework of controls for creating an assessment in Compliance Manager. Our comprehensive set of templates can help your organization comply with national, regional, and industry-specific requirements governing...

  • Microsoft 365 SaaS prices increase by up to 25%

    The day that many have been expecting/dreading is here – the first “proper” Microsoft 365 price increase has been announced. Microsoft’s logic is that, since the introduction of Office 365 in 2011, they have added 1,400 new features and twenty-four new apps. Microsoft list...

  • IBM, Microsoft, and Atlassian all drive cloud adoption

    Image by Patricia Alexandre from Pixabay There is always something happening somewhere and keeping track of it all can be difficult – to say the least! Our ITAM industry news roundups aim to cover some of the important and interesting developments you may have missed, to help...

  • How to become non-compliant with Microsoft 365

    The general rule is that it’s difficult to become under-licensed for SaaS applications, so you’ll be pleased to know that Microsoft have found a way when it comes to Microsoft 365 license compliance! What’s the deal? There are a significant number of Microsoft 365 security...

  • Microsoft Robotic Process Automation (RPA) licensing

    Microsoft admit the robots are coming! The Microsoft Product Terms for April 2020 contained a little gem of information that, despite the lack of associated fanfare, is actually pretty significant. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a growing area of business – the idea of...

  • Microsoft 365 changes – March 2020

    March has been a busy month for Microsoft with 3 pretty significant Office 365 & Microsoft 365 changes being announced. Microsoft 365 F1 Microsoft F1 SKUs are part of the license line-up for what Microsoft call “firstline workers” – people within organisations...

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