As of October 2013, Microsoft reports that 90 percent or more of its Office 365 business customers have been upgraded to the new underlying foundation of Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Lync Online. The upgrades for the remaining business customers…
A special report on Today’s Microsoft Licensing Trends was issued recently by Miro Consulting, Inc., software asset management experts specializing in Oracle and Microsoft license agreements.
The 13-page report addresses technology trends that have changed the software ownership paradigm. Emerging technologies, such as cloud computing and virtualization, have further complicated licensing models with no end in sight. This paper will delve deeply into the trends affecting Microsoft licensing and provide critical advice to companies that wish to optimize their Microsoft investment.
Key areas discussed in-depth include:
• Microsoft Cloud Offerings
• Software Assurance
• Office 365 Licensing, Pricing and Considerations
• Pricing and Programs
• Product Use Rights
Boy! We get this question all the time. Cost. The cost- Enterprise Agreement, in particular – has come under increased scrutiny during the recent economic stress. Both IT and Financial executives are questioning the value of their licensing and support…