Licensing evolution: Is it time to rethink the EA?

Making Enterprise Tech as Easy as ConsumerIf you’re like most organizations, your Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) is one of your largest IT expenses. It has likely served you well for years (or decades), providing discounts for standardizing on Microsoft.

But IT environments have evolved and — with the shift to the cloud, and the lifecycle of software solutions and new features — licensing has become more and more complex. Innovation doesn’t occur in three-year cycles. So, it’s time to ask, is an EA still right for you? [Read more…]

You’re Not Crazy: Microsoft Licensing Is Getting More Complicated

The Ever-Evolving Licensing Landscape

Microsoft is introducing sweeping changes to their licensing programs this month. With the continued shift to Cloud, Microsoft has also increased the tempo of new product releases. With so much change, it is difficult to know what will affect your business, licensing compliance and, more importantly, how. [Read more…]

Consider These Best Practices Before Your Next Microsoft Audit

The last thing anyone wants during an audit is a surprise.

Simple mistakes, like using technologies without a full understanding of how they affect licensing, can result in unintended consequences and unforeseen costs.

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