Licensing How To: Maximize Your Software Assurance Benefits in Open License

Summary:  Software Assurance coverage is tied to the authorization number so when you purchase makes a difference to maximizing the length of your benefit.  In this Licensing How To post, we cover the rules and recommendations for purchasing Software Assurance on an Open License Program.  Understanding how the program works and how it affects Software…

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center upgrades its disaster recovery at no cost through the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement

Nationally ranked Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) provides a full spectrum of healthcare services to the citizens of New Hampshire and Vermont, but it needed to evaluate its disaster recovery program. Through DHMC’s already existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) license, it upgraded to Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 at no cost. To…

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Licensing How To: Using Office 365 user licenses to meet CAL requirements

Summary:  If you deploy workloads into Office 365 and maintain existing on premises workloads, or in some cases, deploy additional on premises servers to support a hybrid configurations- how do you maintain access to on premises servers.  It really doesn’t matter if your long term goal is to move to the cloud entirely, or maintain…

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Microsoft Reader Mailbag: Three Questions on Licensing Windows and Office

A Microsoft Volume Licensing Expert Answers your Burning Questions on Licensing Windows and Office. From time to time we ask UK-based licensing consultant and trainer, Louise Ulrick, to answer frequently asked questions on licensing. Here, she’s provided context for three scenarios on how to license Windows and Office to accommodate a changing business. Whether it’s…

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