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  • Quick Guide to the Microsoft SAM Managed Service Program

    You may already have heard talk about Microsoft introducing a SAM Managed Service – and, after attending the Microsoft Inspire partner conference, we’ve got more information for you here…both around the “how” and the “why”. What is it? Microsoft’s new SAM Managed Service...

  • Windows 10 gets Virtualisation rights on CSP

    Although it wasn’t mentioned in the Day 1 keynote at Microsoft Inspire, a pretty interesting announcement was made via the Windows Blog: Microsoft are adding virtualisation rights to Windows 10 purchased via the CSP program Hang on, what’s CSP? The Cloud Solution Provider (CSP)...

  • Flexera & Microsoft join forces to crunch ELPs

    At Microsoft Inspire 2017, in Washington D.C, Flexera and Microsoft announced a new partnership – aimed at solving a problem in what they call “the software supply chain”. New service Combining Flexera’s FlexNetManager Suite with Microsoft’s Intelligent Asset Manager,...

  • What is Microsoft 365?

    Last week saw Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, newly christened “Inspire”, take place and one of the announcements was Microsoft 365. What is it? Microsoft 365 is, in part, a new evolution of Secure Productive Enterprise (SPE)…which was itself the progression...

  • Microsoft make changes to Office 365 support requirements

    What’s happening? It’s quite common for organisations to use a perpetual license of Office to access their Office 365 services such as Exchange Online, E1 etc. Microsoft have announced a change to Office 365 support requirements that may mean a change of strategy for some organisations: “Starting...

  • Microsoft Product Terms changes – April 2017

    Visual Studio 2017 The latest release of Visual Studio is now in the Product Terms. Editions available are: Professional 2017 Professional 2017 Subscription Enterprise 2017 Subscription Test Professional 2017 Subscription MSDN Platforms This can be found on pages 35/36 of the April...

  • New UK Microsoft Licensing Training Course

    We’re excited to announce our latest training offering for 2017 – a one day UK Microsoft Licensing Training Course, delivered by Microsoft Licensing Expert Rich Gibbons. This is an ideal session if you and your organisation would benefit from more information on licensing...

  • Things to know about Windows 10

    Your PC uses a processor that isn’t supported on this version of Windows Microsoft announced towards the end of 2016 that Windows 10 would be the only supported operating system for the new 7th generation of CPUs, including Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge. There have been...

  • Podcast Episode 30: Microsoft Licensing – Hot Topics

    Following Rich joining The ITAM Review team last week, we thought we catch up with the Microsoft Licensing Guru himself on a Podcast to discuss the current hot topics in Microsoft Licensing. Podcast Topics Introducing Rich Gibbons Premises & The Cloud Azure & Office 365 Steve...