Tips for Surviving a Microsoft EA True Up

Tips for Surviving a Microsoft EA True Up

Tricks for your Microsoft EA True Up If you have an Enterprise Agreement (EA) with Microsoft, then you are probably familiar with the EA’s annual True-Up. It’s a straightforward way of condensing a year’s worth of headaches and frustrations around purchasing software...
Properly Sizing Azure for Your Organization

Properly Sizing Azure for Your Organization

The Many Complexities of Azure Cloud Sizing Moving to Microsoft’s Azure can be an exciting experience, with so many services including File Storage and Machine Learning Analytics, SQL Databases, and Data Transfer, to name just a few. With so many infrastructure...
Understanding Software Contracts

Understanding Software Contracts

How to Go Through Your Software Contracts Before a Negotiation You’ve been handed a software contract in the wake of a negotiation with your software vendor, and it’s an inch thick with tiny font and a lot of words you’ll need a dictionary to look up. Now what? How...
SQL Server Licensing Explained

SQL Server Licensing Explained

SQL Servers are the most complicated, most expensive, and most critical element of an organization’s software infrastructure and it can be confusing to think about how it works, let alone how to license them. It is easy to get overwhelmed and to simply let your SQL...