Monthly Archives: October 2014

Microsoft Audits – What is worth fighting for?

Most common questions we get during a Microsoft Audit:

What are the primary points to negotiate with the supplier or their agent when an audit notice is received?
What are the points to fight for?
What are the points that are most important?

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Microsoft’s New Volume Agreement Isn’t As Short And Simple As Advertised

Microsoft debuted a new volume licensing agreement earlier this year – Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA). Tim Hedegus of Miro was asked by CRN Magazine to shed some light on this new agreement and debate whether its really as simple as Microsoft claims. If you are interested in finding out more about this topic, you can read his comments here.

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Microsoft licensing lessons learned – Mobility, BYOD and Desktop Virtualization?

Neither BYOD and/or desktop virtualization are inherently bad. If the funding is there for the correct licensing and the benefits of improved security and device and account management are realized, these approaches can be quite favorable to you. Server virtualization

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Managing Microsoft Inventory When Enterprise Edition Expires

As your Microsoft Enterprise Agreement is set to expire, there’s a great deal to consider with your renewal options.   Some considerations when determining the next, best course of action: current entitlements expansion and consolidation dynamics of the environment (e.g.

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