The Little Big Change in Adobe Acrobat

We all know that small improvements can make huge changes in life. A slightly better-fitting shoe can mean your feet don’t hurt at the end of the day. Tidying your apartment a little can make the difference between feeling like a slob and feeling like a put-together adult. This also applies to everything in your working life. [Read more…]

Demystifying Adobe Licensing for Your Business

Demystifying Adobe Licensing for your Business

If you are a commercial or government entity, there’s a good chance you’re currently using Adobe software within your organization. How confident are you that you’re on the right buying program, and getting the best price?

Not leveraging the right buying program has a financial impact (you could be missing out on cost saving opportunities), and carries the risk of non-compliance. While neither of these things are desirable from a business standpoint, navigating the complexities of Adobe’s Licensing Programs feels even less so.

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VMware Introduces vSphere with Operations Management [VMware]

vSOM

At VMware Partner Exchange in Vegas in February, VMware announced VMware vSphere with Operations Management (vSOM). The offering continues with a trend that we expect will continue with VMware – providing more of it’s licensing via bundles (like vCloud or the vSphere Acceleration Kits, which all now include vCenter Operations Manager). Although customers will still be able to purchase vSphere and vCenter Operations Manager separately, the bundle provides value in the way it’s licensed. Previously, Operations Manager was licensed via number of virtual machines (in bundles of 25). With the new vSOM offering, customers can license per host – allowing them to realize savings by consolidating more than 25 virtual machines on one physical host. It should also help make it less complicated to manage licensing.

Why has VMware made this change in their offering?

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