Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) and the ABCs of modern Microsoft cloud licensing (Updated)

Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) And The ABCs Of Modern Microsoft Cloud Licensing
How the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program helps partners add value while their customers gain flexibility

Editor’s note: We updated this post to reflect the latest CSP news and Softchoice webinar which can be viewed here:

Technology acquisition continues to evolve – away from infrastructure and towards web services – and vendor licensing and partner programs with it.

In recent years, Microsoft has recognized how customer buying habits have changed to meet the rapid pace of innovation. To align with them, Microsoft developed the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. It’s all part of a larger trend moving away from traditional software licensing. By 2020, Gartner predicts that 80% of software vendors will abandon licensing and maintenance for subscription models.

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What happens when you press the XP Panic Button

What happens when you press the XP Panic Button

April 8th 2014 marks the official end of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP. Which means if you haven’t taken the steps to migrate off this dying OS yet, well….you’re panicking (and we don’t blame you – you’re putting your whole organization at risk).

Whatever prompted the decision to wait doesn’t really matter anymore. What matters now is focusing on keeping your data and environment safe. That’s why we’ve outlined the next steps you need to take.

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Everything You Need To Know About Windows 8 Touch Devices

Everything you need to know about Windows 8 Touch Devices

IT departments have enough on their minds with the end of Windows XP, getting a hold of the number of SaaS applications within their environment, introducing their organization to a BYOD or CYOD model, or just having to fix that printer in the finance department. Again. For the third time this month.

The fact you have any time to stay on top of IT trends and news is not something we take lightly. Rest easy. Softchoice is here to help.

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