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Hersing Corporation Improves IT Management and Saves Money on Future Licensing and IT Costs by Switching from Google Apps to Office 365
Hersing Corporation, a Singapore-based real estate services firm, needed to standardize its IT communications assets as multiple technologies proved difficult to manage for the firm’s 5,000 employees and agents across South East Asia. That’s when Hersing took advantage of the flexibility of Microsoft licensing to migrate to a single cloud platform via Office 365. As a result of the change, Hersing Corp. is saving an estimated $300,000, including $100,000 from infrastructure savings and the remaining $200,000 in licensing and administration costs.
A Microsoft Volume Licensing Expert Answers your Burning Questions on Licensing Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Louise Ulrick is a UK-based licensing consultant and trainer with experience spanning three decades; she began running licensing training courses all the way back in 1995. Today, Louise continues to love licensing and works all over the world on behalf of Microsoft. In her third rendition of the volume licensing mail bag, she answers two questions on how SQL Server licensing relates to virtualization, license mobility and Server/Client Access License (CAL) versus Core licensing options.
SQL Server 2012 provides database capabilities, reporting and analytics, as well as security features for mission critical workloads. Many companies use SQL Server’s integration with Excel 2013 and SharePoint 2013 for real-time business intelligence and collaboration.
In the weeks leading up to the Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, Texas, on July 7-11, 2013, we’re profiling finalists for Microsoft’s partner of the year award for Software Asset Management (SAM). Here, Sweden’s Atea Sverige AB makes the case for Cloud SAM.
Two widely accepted facts about software asset management: It’s critical to effective business operations, and it often requires on-site expertise to capture and crunch the data. When Atea, a leading Nordic supplier of IT infrastructure and the biggest large account reseller (LAR) in Western Europe, set out to make SAM more user-friendly, the company turned to the cloud to create a solution that greatly simplifies the process.
A Microsoft Volume Licensing Expert Answers your Burning Questions on the Enterprise Agreement
This month on the blog we’ve provided a number of resources designed to help our customers get the most of their Enterprise Agreement (EA), featuring benefits available through the EA along with a case study on how a U.K.-based customer cut costs and boost automation with the Enrollment for Core Infrastructure.
Andrew Wolfe, senior product manager for the Enterprise Agreement from the Microsoft Worldwide Licensing and Pricing Group, has answered a few Q&A on the EA that you may find useful. Specifically, his answers provide information about Online Services Enterprise Enrollment, the benefits of CAL Suite Bridges and price re-leveling in a True-up scenario.