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Forget about Office 365 features. Focus on this instead.

Forget about Office 365 features. Focus on this instead.

Microsoft Office 365 comes with a long list of new and re-imagined apps, all delivered from the cloud to the desktop and mobile device. Naturally enough, these features are the first thing any IT manager sees when considering the new productivity suite. What if there was a better way to look at Microsoft’s new offering - one that knocked features down a peg? What if there was something far more … [Read More...]

Why ‘on time, on budget’ Office 365 projects still fail

Why ‘on time, on budget’ Office 365 projects still fail

Months of meticulous planning. Hundreds of hours of hands-on migration and careful configuration. Then finally, one day, it comes: Office 365 launch day. All systems are go without a hitch. Don’t … [Read More...]

Microsoft has recently introduced their next generation volume licensing agreement, the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA

MPSA: Microsoft’s new licensing vehicle (and what it means for you)

Many organizations have been taking advantage of the Select Plus Agreement over the past few years for ad-hoc purchases that don't require a standardization across one of Microsoft’s three Enterprise … [Read More...]

How do you license a product when it gets deleted?

SPLA: How do you license a product when it gets deleted?

"Why is this product no longer available?" This is a question that I'm asked, usually around the time when clients are about to report on licenses, and they no longer see a product that you have … [Read More...]

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Prediction: 5 Things to Expect from Microsoft in FY15

With Microsoft’s 2014 fiscal year now behind us, it should come as no surprise that Office 365 was their main focus in 2014. Even the release of SQL 2014 and the new licensing implications were … [Read More...]

Office 365 "E" SKUs to see price increase in August

Office 365 “E” SKUs to see price increase in August

As we enter a new fiscal year for Microsoft, we traditional see adjustments to pricing, licensing and how Microsoft brings products to clients. And the first change we are anticipating will affect … [Read More...]