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Enterprise Identity Sync in the Cloud

Enterprise Identity Sync in the Cloud

Back in 2011, Microsoft released the Business Productivity Suite, a hosted suite of communications services that would later mature into the suite of services now known as Office 365. However, there was a fundamental issue to solve: how does Microsoft associate enterprise Active Directory user identities with the cloud services for which they are licensed? … [Read More...]

Enterprise Windows SA Per User licensing: What it is, and how to get it

Enterprise Windows SA Per User Licensing: What it is, and how to get it

How many devices do you or each of your coworkers own or use on a daily basis? Whether for business purposes or pleasure, it is safe to say that we have well surpassed Bill Gate’s vision of a personal … [Read More...]

Have Azure in your EA and not using it? Here's where to start

Have Azure in your EA and not using it? Here’s where to start

Sorry - no carry over. No roll over. No credits applied next time. I’m not talking about your cellphone plan. I’m referring to an unnerving practice of organizations buying Microsoft Azure via their … [Read More...]

Phishing scam that looks like Microsoft VLSC welcome email

Phishing scam: Microsoft VLSC welcome email

A new phishing scam is affecting Microsoft clients across North America. The email looks legitimate, and appears to be a welcome email from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). The … [Read More...]

Another SPLA Price Increase Is On The Way

SPLA Prices Set To Rise

For those who have been enrolled in the SPLA program for over a year, you'll remember the pain felt in February when we announced the double-digit price increasing that was coming. Unfortunately, … [Read More...]

Clearing up the confusion around Microsoft Office 365 Licensing & SPLA

Clearing up the confusion around Microsoft Office 365 Licensing & SPLA

As a Microsoft Sales Specialist, I’m frequently asked licensing-related questions from our clients. While I’ve received a lot of questions about SPLA and the benefits of simplified licensing, the … [Read More...]