Author: Scott D. Rosenberg

Upcoming Webinar: Microsoft Enterprise Agreement License Changes Interpreted by Miro Consulting

On March 22nd, Miro Consulting’s Tim Hegedus will address some of the major Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) changes, how it affects licensing and the possible strategic solutions. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: Windows Server Per Core licensing (from the traditional Per Processor licensing mode) Optimizing license metric exchanges or transitions Licensing strategies for virtualizations such as “stacking” licenses The impact of Microsoft EA changes on Client Access Licenses (CALs) Managing the increase to unit and annual costs […]

Webinar: Oracle Cloud Licensing, Migration & Other Common Challenges Demystified with Miro Consulting

On March 1st, Miro Consulting’s Eliot Arlo Colon will address common Oracle Cloud questions about licensing, migration and other challenges. A more detailed discussion on the various benefits, challenges and potential solutions faced between an on premise, cloud or hybrid solution. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: • What is Oracle Cloud? • How does Oracle Cloud compare to Amazon Web Services (AWS)? • Oracle Cloud licensing challenges such as: o Metered versus non-metered o Common migration challenges […]

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Licensing

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 comes with the availability of two primary editions – Standard and Datacenter. The versions are identical from a technical perspective with the only difference being virtualization rules. Both primary editions can only be licensed in the Processor Plus CAL metric . . .unlike the limited functionality editions for Windows Essentials and Window Foundation that are licensed by Server with CALs included. So, which do you choose? Since the functionality levels are equal, it’s something of […]

Microsoft License Mobility and Limitations

What is License Mobility? License Mobility refers to the ability to move virtual instances from host to host and between server farms without the constraints of Microsoft’s license reassignment rule. Microsoft restricts reassigning a license from one server to another or from one device to another more frequently than every 90 days (This is often referred to as Microsoft’s “reassignment rule”). License Mobility is a Software Assurance benefit. The limitations of License Mobility Microsoft’s Product Use Rights state very clearly […]

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