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Change to Microsoft Enterprise Agreement

Let’s say your current commercial Enterprise Agreement – scheduled for renewal this coming September – is for 325 seats of Windows client, Office, and perhaps one of the Client Access License (“CAL”) Suites. Your company hasn’t seen significant growth in

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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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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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How Microsoft Enterprise Agreements affect SQL upgrades

Microsoft offers a trade-in program for the SQL server 2012 licenses. The trade-in takes effect at the renewal of Software Assurance. So that means re-upping, re-enlisting for another term of Software Assurance, which makes this trade-in something less than free. This is not a scenario that never ends. The qualification of licenses ends on April 1, 2015.

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