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Tag: Office 365

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  • Practical Cloud Optimisation for AWS, Azure, & SaaS

    This is the final article of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review and Josh Brazee of Aspera. The series explores concepts & practical advice for managing Cloud deployments to minimise cost and risk whilst maximising value.  Part One – provides an overview of the cloud...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Office 365 cost optimisation – is it worth it?

    How to squeeze best value out of Microsoft’s cloud based Office solution Squeezing best value from Office365 requires a change of thinking from the old world of perpetual device based office: Old School Perpetual device based office: Have we purchased enough copies? (compliance) Are...

  • 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...

  • Office 365 removes older versions of Office based products

    The bumps in the road when upgrading to Office 365 and how to overcome them A number of organisations who have already gone through this process may have already experienced this, but for those of you who are thinking about upgrading to Office 365, there is a slight bump in the road...

  • Microsoft Licensing Quick Guide 2015

    Microsoft provides some of the most complex licensing models faced by organisations. There are a number of different licensing metrics for the desktop environment, virtual environment, datacentre and also now the cloud. The aim of this Licensing Quick Guide is to provide you with...

  • The Number One Mistake in Purchasing Microsoft Cloud

    By Paul DeGroot Pica Communications Microsoft sales teams have an impressive record in talking customers into purchasing cloud subscriptions that they don’t need. A Microsoft account manager says they just want the best for the customer, everyone is going to the cloud,...

  • Do you need a Microsoft Licensing boot camp?

    Microsoft Licensing changes have caused confusion amongst many Microsoft is one of, if not the biggest and most used software vendors currently on the market.  They provide a variety of desktop and server based products including the Office bundle, Visio, Project, Windows Server...