5 reasons why now is the right time to move Autodesk maintenance licenses to subscription

Move to subscription and cap your licensing costs for 3 years! See below for details

In this article, we cover the key benefits of subscription licensing and why now is the perfect time to make the move from maintenance to subscription.

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5 Ways Adobe’s Bold Move with Creative Cloud Impacts Your Organization [UPDATED]

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**Updated July2014: Adobe Releases Creative Cloud 2014**

**Updated March 21st, 2014: Important changes to CS6 have been announced**

In December 2012, Adobe introduced Creative Cloud for Teams – its first foray into cloud-based subscription to license its creative suite of products.

This week Adobe announced it’s done with boxed software and is betting big on SaaS – and a future entirely in the cloud. Moving forward, Creative Suite and Creative Cloud for Teams will be known simply as Creative Cloud.

If you’ve invested in any previous version of Creative Suite, you’ll need to understand how Adobe’s Creative Cloud model affects licensing and support moving forward.

While it’s early days and we’re still gathering the facts and reactions (check back here regularly for updates), here are the top 5 points our team has already identified that will impact on your organization.
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VMware Support & Subscription Renewals: 5 Things You Should Know

VMware SNS Renewals: Part 1

Have you received a notice from VMware that your licenses are up for renewal? Do you feel unsure if renewing your licenses is really worth it? If you plan on renewing your VMware subscriptions, the paperwork can be an administration nightmare, especially at a larger organization.

Here’s what you need to know:

VMware Support and Subscription (SnS) is broken into 2 categories:

1. Technical Support: Technical assistance from VMware Global Support Services (GSS) to a customer for installation, errors and analysis of problem reports. This support varies based on the service level contracted. Support channels include phone support, email support and online self-help resources.

 2.Subscription: The provision of major, minor and maintenance releases of the software and any corresponding documentation. Renewing your contract on time each year ensures that you can continue to receive software support and bug fixes/updates. Below, I explain 5 points to ponder for a smooth renewal process,  and discuss what to expect when you call Softchoice  about VMware Licenses

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