Why is Microsoft Introducing Enterprise Advantage?

Why is Microsoft Introducing Enterprise Advantage?

On July 1st 2016 Microsoft announced a new licensing program called Enterprise Advantage and Richard Smith who is the General Manager, Microsoft Worldwide Licensing & Pricing had this to say: “In 2017, we will introduce Enterprise Advantage as a new way for...
Petroleum Sector: Controlling and Reducing Microsoft Licensing Costs

Petroleum Sector: Controlling and Reducing Microsoft Licensing Costs

The plunge in oil prices has put any IT spending under unprecedented scrutiny and IT departments under the gun to deliver more with less.  All organizations involved in the petroleum industry have been faced with major project delays/cancellations and significant...
Microsoft Roaming Rights will be changed

Microsoft Roaming Rights will be changed

February’s Microsoft Product Terms Document brings significant changes to how Microsoft Roaming Rights will be handled for Windows Enterprise and VDA. From the February Product Terms: 4.14 Roaming Rights Retirement for Windows Enterprise and Windows VDA Customers with...
Microsoft Changes Minimum Enterprise Agreement Qualified User/Device Count

Microsoft Changes Minimum Enterprise Agreement Qualified User/Device Count

Change is one constant in the Microsoft licensing world.   Recently Microsoft has announced a rather significant change to their Enterprise Agreement (EA) program.  Effective July 1, 2016 the minimum commitment to the Enterprise Agreement (EA) program will increase...
It’s Harder Than Ever to Not Renew Software Assurance on Microsoft Windows

It’s Harder Than Ever to Not Renew Software Assurance on Microsoft Windows

It’s Now Harder Than Ever to Not Renew Software Assurance on Microsoft Windows. If you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) and are considering not renewing Software Assurance (SA) on your Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System (OS) licenses, you may...