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Latitude and Longitude - locations matter when acquiring Office 365

by Stephen White  |  April 26, 2016

In alignment with many software publishers financial reporting currency and headquarters, experience shows us that a number of international organizations choose to acquire software licensing in US Dollars,. For over a decade this trend...

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Microsoft SAM and Licensing Part 2 - How Will Change Impact Client Services

by Stephen White  |  April 20, 2016

Yesterday's initial episode of this two part series raised some questions regarding Microsoft announcement that licensing and SAM competencies are being retired, today we delve into some potential impacts Licensing...

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Microsoft Calls Time on SAM and Licensing Competencies - Part 1

by Stephen White  |  April 19, 2016

IT leaders and their teams often rely on third parties to deliver services and provide guidance. Microsoft last week announced a change which impacts the route through which capable partners and...

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Are Enterprise Software Agreements a Critical Foundation for SaaS Adoption Success?

by Stephen White  |  March 7, 2016

  As application software publishers progressively transition their business models to SaaS subscriptions, conventional licensing programmes and contracts remain a key mechanism for clients to agree commercials and commitments beyond a single year....

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Fork In The Road for SMBs

by Stephen White  |  February 12, 2016

If you are reading this post, you may have also seen our update last week referencing recent licensing changes from Microsoft in context of a desired business transformation and cloud first...

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Cloud First Licensing - Boosting Microsoft's Race to the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  February 4, 2016

We're less than 6 weeks into 2016 and Microsoft are bringing changes to their licensing thick and fast - let's look at three of those introduced in the February Product Terms update...

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SaaS vs. Software: Their Licensing Needs to Be Integrated

by Guy Creese  |  May 20, 2010

Analysts talk about the need for a single platform that can run in-house or in the cloud, but not a lot has been written about the growing need for a...

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