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Has Microsoft taken steps which limit supply to the European 2nd user licensing market?

by Stephen White  |  June 11, 2020

FromSA licensing rewards Microsoft clients who've previously maintained annuity coverage. European organizations should assess a new requirement to access those benefits. In 2012 The Court of Justice of the European...

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Organizations Running Office 365 Windows Applications and Windows 10 in Amazon, Google, and Alibaba Should Re-check Licensing

by Stephen White  |  June 10, 2020

The following is a guest blog by my excellent colleague Michael Silver In August 2019 Microsoft announced new rules for licensing its software for use on "dedicated cloud hosts", including...

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Cloud-Native Isn’t Edge-Native

by Tom Bittman  |  April 17, 2020

Applications or parts of applications that operate near the edge are not the same as applications that thrive in the hyperscale cloud. In the same way that lifting and shifting...

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COVID-19 and I&O: Now, Next, After

by Tom Bittman  |  March 30, 2020

I hope you're taking precautions, taking care of your family, friends and community, and following social distancing guidelines. I certainly am. Everyone has a role, some on the front-lines (I...

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SaaS Consumption Billing - The COVID-19 Effect

by Stephen White  |  March 18, 2020

This post is updated from work originally posted on the Gartner blog network in February 2017. You can find the original post here As organizations face dramatic variations in use cases and...

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If You Don't Work in the Cloud, How Does Anyone Know You're Working?

by Craig Roth  |  February 3, 2020

"Adoption" is one of Gartner's most popular inquiries about digital workplace.  How can you convince workers to get off their solo, on-premises ways of working and "work out loud" with cloud office...

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Get in control of your Azure environments with Policy Automation

by Richard Watson  |  December 18, 2019

Self-service access to cloud computing for IaaS and PaaS services is a new superpower. For example, developers can create or destroy virtual machines (VMs) or storage accounts on demand. You...

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Are Software Resellers and Online Marketplaces Headed for a Crossroads?

by Stephen White  |  November 12, 2019

In early 2016 I wrote in a blog that software resellers are evolving, whilst views and perspectives of resellers vary significantly across their customers. The process of that evolution began...

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There is Only One DBMS Market!

by Merv Adrian  |  July 23, 2019

This post was jointly authored by Adam Ronthal, Donald Feinberg, and Merv Adrian On 16-Jul-2019, Gartner published new research titled “There is Only One DBMS Market”, by Adam Ronthal, Donald Feinberg and Merv Adrian....

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Is the Software Reseller Market Inspired?

by Stephen White  |  July 15, 2019

Today I’m back at my keyboard after two weeks of project managing renovations and spending time with family. It would be a major exaggeration to say it’s back to normal...

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