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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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Software assurance versus premier support

Software Assurance is not support.  Support for software that has been legitimately licensed is a licensing right. You are entitled to support by virtue of purchasing the license. Having said that, there is a connection between Software Assurance and support

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Does MSDN need to be licensed for SQL server database?

The Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) is a subscription based offering for all commercial and consumer products that Microsoft offers. The subscription is Per User. MSDN can be a very cost effective way to secure licensing for your development and test

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Client Access Licenses (CAL): 2 Important Changes in Microsoft Pricing Structure

Effective December 1, 2012, Microsoft will make two (2) important changes to its pricing structure for Client Access Licenses (CALs). First, the price is increasing by 15% for User CALs. Second, the price is increasing by 15% for User CALs

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