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Posts from Date:   2016-2

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 model. The sales, marketing and commercial approach any vendor takes when converting business orientation will not be isolated to product licensing and pricing but is […]

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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 Firstly – Changes to the ability and right to transition from on premises licensing to cloud subscriptions and back again. Secondly – Introduction of Hybrid Use […]

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