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Microsoft Volume Licensing Blog
2013’s Top Five Microsoft Volume Licensing Blog Posts
Hungry for more information from Microsoft on Software Assurance , licensing for virtual environments , Software Asset Management , or Volume Licensing updates? We’ve rounded up 2013’s five most viewed Microsoft Volume Licensing blog posts, which cover these topics and more. Be sure to follow...
30 Dec 2013
Listening for What’s Next: EuroCIO, Microsoft Business User Forum Exchange Ideas With Microsoft Licensing Leaders
As part of regular and ongoing customer engagement, Microsoft Worldwide Licensing and Pricing (WWLP) executives, Joe Matz, Microsoft corporate vice president ( second from left ), and Richard Smith, general manager of business marketing ( at right ), headed over to Hanover, Germany, to meet with chief...
14 May 2011
Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.5 Now Available
The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit team recently announced the new MAP Toolkit 8.5 is now available for download . The latest version adds new scenarios to help organizations assess their environments with greater agility and lower cost of delivery. Included in the update are hardware...
9 Jul 2013
2012’s Top Five Microsoft Volume Licensing Blog Posts
Looking for more information from Microsoft on Software Assurance , licensing for virtual environments , Software Asset Management , the Enterprise Agreement or the Microsoft Services Agreement ? We’ve rounded up five of 2012’s most viewed Microsoft Volume Licensing blog posts, which cover...
4 Jan 2013
Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 Now Available
Our friends on the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit team are pleased to announce that MAP Toolkit 8.0 is now available for download . This follows our November 2012 blog post on its beta availability: Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 Beta Now Available . The MAP Toolkit...
24 Dec 2012
WWLP Is Listening: Advisory Board Brings the Voice of the Customer to Microsoft’s Volume Licensing Programs
The adoption of cloud services and virtualization may add layers of complexity to product licensing; therefore, customers must be become even more diligent with volume licensing practices. To better understand the challenges and opportunities that customers are facing, Microsoft (WWLP) has established...
24 May 2012
Volume License Customers: Get Ready for Windows Server 2012 with the MAP Toolkit 7.0!
The Microsoft Solutions Accelerator team recently announced the new Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) toolkit 7.0 is now available for download . For those of you who aren’t already familiar with MAP Toolkits, they’re agentless inventory, assessment and reporting tools that help...
7 Aug 2012
Microsoft adopts ISO software identification (SWID) tags to help customers manage IT inventory
From virtualization, device proliferation and the consumerization of IT, managing an enterprise’s IT inventory is becoming increasingly complex and time consuming. But it’s a task of significant importance, as organizations want to take advantage of every software license they hold, and manage...
20 Apr 2012
Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 Beta Now Available
Following our announcement in August 2012 of the MAP Toolkit 7.0 , our friends on the Microsoft Solutions Accelerator team have just released the beta version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 and we welcome you to join in in the beta. If you are not familiar with the Microsoft...
14 Nov 2012
New MAP Toolkit 6.5 Simplifies Cloud Migration More Than Ever
Earlier this year, we shared how the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.0 can simplify cloud migration planning. Now the Microsoft Solution Accelerators team has made the MAP Toolkit 6.5 available for download . The new capabilities in the MAP Toolkit 6.5 will help organizations make...
10 Dec 2011
Microsoft Volume Licensing 2011 Year in Review
Since launching the Microsoft Volume Licensing blog in May, we have enjoyed sharing our news and highlights with our readers and are looking forward to more great things to come in 2012. It’s been a busy year for the Microsoft Volume Licensing team and we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some...
30 Dec 2011
Simplify Cloud Migration Planning with MAP 6.0
Bringing cloud computing into your organization is often a gradual process; understanding one’s technology position is key to crafting a transition plan that works for your organization. The Solution Accelerator Team has a range of tools that can help in this regard and they introduced the latest...
5 Aug 2011
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