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Right Sizing Your Windows Server Environment

Did you know that Windows Server is one of the most mislicensed products under SPLA? This can lead to unnecessary audits and expenses that no one wants to deal with.
We all know that Microsoft introduced a new licensing model for Windows Server 2016 when they changed the model from Processor to Core. As we wrote in our July article, the biggest concern was that if you were running more than 8 cores per instance (the minimum required) you would have to license the additional cores when you upgraded to Windows Server 2016 or when your SPLA contract renewed. Read on.

Getting secure in a mobile-first world with EMS

We live in a time where a generation of workers has never plugged in a cable to get on the Internet. And while this mobile-first world has been great for productivity, it’s led to greater risk and c … [Read More...]

Project and Visio: SAme Friends, New benefits!

The cloud has never looked so good Microsoft Project and Visio are two products that are never quite treated the same as the rest of the Office suite. Customers move most of their productivity … [Read More...]

Microsoft Audit – Top tips how to navigate this process smoothly

Whenever the word “Audit” comes up, Microsoft customers and partners almost immediately start to worry. Microsoft audits can be a major pain and they are happening more often than ever. In one recent s … [Read More...]

SQL Server 2016 is now available. Key considerations before you migrate.

On June 1, 2016, Microsoft officially announced the general availability of SQL Server 2016. While a few enterprises have already made the upgrade, many IT leaders have just begun asking questions … [Read More...]

5 Killer Features of Windows Server 2016

Since its initial technical previous two years ago and subsequent public beta, IT professionals have anxiously awaited the release of Windows Server 2016. Well, the time has come. This week, Microsoft … [Read More...]