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Microsoft Volume Licensing Blog
Announcing Product Terms: fewer steps and one location to improve customer experience
To improve customers’ volume licensing experience, Microsoft today announces Product Terms which consolidates and replaces two previously independent documents - the Product Use Rights (PUR) and the Product List (PL). Together with the program agreement, Product Terms contains all the terms and...
1 Jul 2015
The Enterprise Cloud Suite launches December 1, offering simplified, user-based cloud licensing
Today’s technology trends are transforming how our customers work. Most employees bring some level of technology into the workplace, and many use three or more devices to work anywhere. So our customers want a consistent productivity experience on any device, and on any operating system. To...
1 Dec 2014
So You Signed Your Enterprise Agreement…Now What?
Leveraging Software Assurance and Other Microsoft Licensing Benefits to Improve your IT Environment Transitions are at the core of many IT organizations considerations as they evaluate technology deployments and determine their future technology mix. A central tenant of the Enterprise Agreement (EA...
11 Sep 2012
Microsoft Volume Licensing Mail Bag: Three Questions on Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) Licensing
A Microsoft Volume Licensing Expert Answers your Burning Questions on Using Microsoft Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) Licenses. Thanks to a large response we received to the VDI licensing mail bag , Louise Ulrick, a UK-based licensing consultant and trainer, is following up on that post with a focus...
10 May 2013
Holiday Reading: Curl Up with Microsoft Licensing Whitepapers
A short missive before the Thanksgiving Holiday gets into full swing. We frequently receive questions about volume licensing and specific product licensing programs here at the Microsoft Volume licensing blog. So our intent with this post is to pull together a few reources which address topics that come...
21 Nov 2012
Microsoft Volume Licensing Basics: Easy-to-read booklets to guide you in your licensing needs
It’s good practice to periodically double-check principles upon which you build subsequent plans. In sailing, ensuring an accurate compass reading is essential; off by just one degree and you’re way off the mark later in your travels. To help you find your way, and supplementary to the information...
1 Feb 2013
Licensing Made Easier
Partner describes how flexible payment solutions impact deals, benefit customers A number of factors influence the way that customers approach volume licensing for new technologies and uptake into their environments. In today’s economy and shrinking budgets, along with the fact that customers...
30 Oct 2012
Microsoft Donates Office 365 Licenses to Nonprofits Worldwide
This morning Microsoft announced it is donating Office 365 licenses to nonprofits worldwide as part of its ongoing software donation program , Technology for Good . The program will benefit nonprofits of all sizes with no cap on the number of licenses starting in 41 countries and increasing up to 90...
10 Sep 2013
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Takes Advantage of the Enterprise Agreement’s Flexibility
Creating a cost-effective IT plan for the largest civilian cabinet-level agency in the U.S. Federal Government is no easy task. That’s why the VA turned to Microsoft’s Enterprise Agreement (EA) to gain access to current and emerging technologies that will help meet the agency’s goal...
13 Jul 2012
Embracing Advantages of Consumerization of IT Through Microsoft Volume Licensing Innovations
by Richard Smit h General Manager in World Wide Licensing & Pricing (WWLP) Richard is responsible for the design and maintenance of our current and new Volume Licensing Programs plus the Marketing and Readiness for Microsoft's Licensing & Pricing. This is the first in a series of blog posts...
28 Feb 2013
International Airlines Group connects employees worldwide with Office 365 and the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement
The third largest airline group in Europe and parent company to British Airways, International Airlines Group , made employee collaboration a priority and picked Office 365 through a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) to connect its 58,000 employees around the world. With more than 230 global destinations...
7 Aug 2013
Simpler Licensing Accelerates EA Customers to the Cloud
Organizations continue to seek out solutions to enable workers anytime, anywhere access to the latest productivity applications. In parallel, Microsoft continues to enhance licensing options to keep pace with the rapidly changing customer needs as far as how they consume software and services accessible...
4 Sep 2013
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