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Webinar: Windows Server 2016 – Understanding Core Licensing and its Impact on Your Business

  • 17/05/2017

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Thursday 1 January 1970

About this event

This webinar was presented live by Rich Gibbons (featuring Matt Marnell of Flexera) on Wednesday 17th May.

If you missed the live session or enrolled late… no problem, the session was recorded. Click ‘Register Here’ below to view the session on play-back.


Windows Server 2016 – Understanding Core Licensing and its Impact on Your Business

Learning Objectives

  1. Managing the transition from Per-Processor to Per-Core licensing
  2. How to use SAM tools to ensure license compliance
  3. Understanding new licensing concepts for virtualisation

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Who should attend

  • CIO’s
  • Senior IT Decision Makers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Software Licensing Specialists
  • IT Procurement Professionals


  • How Core licensing works and the cost impact to your business
  • What’s changed for virtual machines
  • How to manage your Software Assurance renewal, including claiming additional core license ‘credits’
  • Hybrid on-premises/cloud licensing
  • How Software Asset Management processes and tools aid this transition


Rich Gibbons – Licensing Analyst, The ITAM Review

Rich has almost 14 years’ experience in the world of IT and software licensing, having been both a software sales manager for a VAR and a Microsoft licensing endorsed trainer.

A Northerner renowned for his shirts, Rich is a fan of most films, Hip-Hop, travel, football in general (and specifically MUFC), Marvel and reading as many books as possible. Finding ways to combine these with software licensing is always fun!


Matt Marnell – Director Enterprise Solutions Strategy, Flexera

Matt Marnell is Director, Enterprise Solutions Strategy at Flexera Software where he is responsible for research and best practices. He has more than 12 years’ experience spanning roles in services, product development, and product management helping enterprises around the world both large and small effectively minimize the risks and costs of software.

Why you should attend

  • Cost – This Webinar is FREE.
  • Convenience -You can participate in the webinar from a location of your choosing.  No travelling/ travel costs involved.
  • Interaction – You have the opportunity to communicate and ask questions with the presenter and peers.


Testimonials and reviews

‘This was a great webinar — very informative. I am looking forward to the other 11 modules!’

‘Very well pitched, i.e. middle of the road to be understandable for beginners as well as for people with experience in the field. Looking forward to the next module’

‘I thought this module was well organized and well presented, bringing together some key points about how to get the ITAM ball rolling and to keep it rolling. I look forward to next month’s module’.

‘Really good & interactive’

‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together. I look forward to next month!!’

‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.

‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’

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