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Tag: Microsoft


  • Second-hand Software: Legalities & Business Models

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons of ITAM Review and Noel Unwin of Discount Licensing. In July 2012, the second-hand software market received a definitive answer from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) when it ruled that reselling intangible software was legal. The rights...

  • Market Guide – Office 365 Optimisation

    April’s Market Guide looks at options for Office 365 optimisation. With Microsoft becoming the single largest SaaS provider it is likely that they will be the first enterprise-wide SaaS vendor IT Asset Managers need to get to grips with. Salesforce and Adobe may have been the...

  • 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...

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