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  • Microsoft take Azure sales direct from March 2019

    Microsoft have announced changes to how organisations purchase Azure cloud services. Starting March 2019, Microsoft will introduce the Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA), a new offering for Azure services which will make the “licensing transaction process easier, more efficient...

  • Virtual insanity or virtual (desktop) reality?

    Microsoft have announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a new Azure based offering that aims to make desktop virtualisation easier for organisations to deploy and manage. What does it do? Its big things is that it will enable multi-user virtual desktop sessions – that is, where multiple...

  • Microsoft extend support for Windows and Office 365

    In a blog post on September 6, 2018, Microsoft announced several revisions to current support policies for Windows and Office 365 –which should all be positive for customers. Microsoft product support has long been the subject of conversation, and it seems to be a hotter topic than...

  • Microsoft 2019 servers – on-premises lives on!

    Microsoft have released the first public previews of their next generation of on-premises Office server products – that is: Exchange Server 2019 SharePoint Server 2019 Skype for Business Server 2019 Exchange Server 2019 The next release of Exchange Server will run on Windows Server...

  • Microsoft Server Subscriptions for Azure

    Added into the May 2018 Microsoft Product Terms, we have Server Subscriptions for Azure AKA on-premises software via the CSP (Cloud Solution Provider) program. What is it? This new offering covers: Windows Server Standard Windows Server CAL Windows Server External Connector Windows...

  • Microsoft defends previous Windows releases

    Microsoft defends previous Windows releases Microsoft are adding “down-level” support to Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), making it available to protect machines running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Microsoft are building a behavioural based Endpoint Detection...