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What does an end to Adobe auditing and license compliance activity really mean?

by Stephen White  |  August 3, 2016

There may be several answers to this question, however between the question and potential answers lies a series of feasible explanations: A. License revenue growth resulting from SaaS and subscription...

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Microsoft New Year Changes - What Impact Will the COO's Departure Produce?

by Stephen White  |  July 11, 2016

End of financial year at Microsoft regularly triggers a series of announcements, movements and changes. The past week has seen a number, including one of the more significant of recent personnel...

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Office 365 5th Birthday Milestone

by Stephen White  |  June 30, 2016

Microsoft has been in business now for over 40 years, with annual revenues of more than $90BN, clients across all sectors and a dominant, but declining, software market share of 13.3%...

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Microsoft Renewals - the Season for Finding Carrots in the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  June 7, 2016

Last week's column drew attention to the need to evaluate timing before committing to a cloud subscription model and aligning timing of any commitment Currently many organizations are looking to finalize...

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Cloud Shift - Timing is almost everything

by Stephen White  |  May 30, 2016

Last week I had an all too familiar discussion, without a business case, completed testing or adoption plan an organization were already committing to transition a perpetual on-premises software licensing contract...

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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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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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The High Growth Opportunities Track at #GartnerTGI

by Hank Barnes  |  March 1, 2016

A few weeks ago, I blogged about a new Gartner event, the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference, that I am chairing.   This is an event designed for the...

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Requirements For SIEM as a Service

by Augusto Barros  |  August 7, 2015

Earlier Today I was discussing with Anton the different requirements for SIEM and MSS, eventually talking about SIEM SaaS too (by the way, he has a very good blog post...

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Microsoft Turns the 'Scope on SaaS

by Merv Adrian  |  July 16, 2014

One of the more interesting conversations I had at the Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference this week concerned an initiative they have launched to help IT understand - and get under...

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