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Jun 18, 2013, 10:15 ET Microsoft Licensing Fundamentals

Microsoft's complex and constantly changing licensing rules are a source of confusion for IT departments around the world. Successfully navigating...


Jan 29, 2013, 05:15 ET Downgrade-Rechte machen die Einhaltung von Microsoft-Lizenzbestimmungen komplizierter

Kunden, die für die aktuelle Version und Edition eines Microsoft-Produktes Lizenzen haben, müssen oft stattdessen eine frühere Version oder andere...


Jan 29, 2013, 05:15 ET Les droits de rétrogradation rendent difficile la conformité avec les accords de licence Microsoft

Le plus souvent, les clients qui obtiennent une licence pour la version et l'édition actuelle d'un produit Microsoft doivent déjà utiliser une...


Jan 29, 2013, 05:15 ET Los derechos de desactualización complican el cumplimiento de Microsoft Licensing

Los clientes con licencia para la versión actual y edición de un producto Microsoft a menudo necesitan utilizar una versión anterior o una edición...


Sep 12, 2012, 10:15 ET iPad Use Triggers Unanticipated Microsoft Licensing Costs

A recent Directions on Microsoft survey of nearly 800 of its enterprise-size customers revealed that 67% already allow employees to use personal...


Jun 20, 2012, 01:00 ET Microsoft Licensing for iPads in the Workplace

Employees who use personal devices like the Apple iPad to access Microsoft software on corporate networks are probably not covered by their...


Apr 10, 2012, 03:26 ET SQL Server 2012 Licensing Changes Impact IT Budgets

Independent analyst firm Directions on Microsoft recently hosted a briefing for IT planners and software managers to explain a major shift in the way ...


Mar 15, 2012, 02:00 ET SQL Server 2012 Licensing Rules Explained

SQL Server 2012, the newest version of Microsoft's database server application, just shipped. The new version introduces a variety of highly...


Jan 23, 2012, 04:02 ET Microsoft Product Roadmap for 2012

Directions on Microsoft has released the latest quarterly update to its Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap. Directions managing director Rob Helm...


Jan 19, 2012, 04:00 ET Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap for 2012

Directions on Microsoft has released the latest quarterly update to its Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap. Directions managing director Rob Helm...


Dec 13, 2011, 02:02 ET Analysts Explain Changes to the Microsoft EA

Corporations typically spend significant sums on Microsoft software licenses, so even a small change to the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) can...


Aug 23, 2011, 02:19 ET Directions on Microsoft: Explains Enterprise Cloud Licensing

Microsoft is making a lot of noise about new "volume licensing" rules designed to help customers transition to Office 365. But so far they've been...


Jun 07, 2011, 02:14 ET Nine Essential Microsoft Licensing Resources

Directions on Microsoft has released a brief webinar: Nine Essential Microsoft Licensing Resources. The webinar, excerpted from its popular Microsoft ...


May 12, 2011, 01:20 ET Licensing SQL Server 2008 R2 Guide Now Available

Directions on Microsoft has released its guide to Licensing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2. Until now the report was only available to Directions...


Mar 22, 2011, 01:00 ET Directions on Microsoft Explains Office 365 Licensing

Microsoft's Office 365 has generated intense interest among customers looking to squeeze costs out of corporate IT budgets. The service, which...


Feb 08, 2011, 01:30 ET John Cullen Joins Directions on Microsoft Licensing Team

Directions on Microsoft has added a new expert to its Microsoft Licensing analyst team: John Cullen. "We were searching for the best and we found...


Aug 05, 2010, 09:37 ET Registration Now Open for Directions on Microsoft Licensing Boot Camp - Chicago

The release of Windows 7 has prompted many organizations to begin planning desktop OS upgrades. In addition to planning the technical aspects of a...


Mar 23, 2010, 06:05 ET Directions on Microsoft Licensing Boot Camp - Is It Worth The Money?

Microsoft software licenses are a significant and expected expense in almost every corporate IT budget. It's the additional licensing costs triggered ...


Jan 06, 2010, 07:47 ET Experts Assist Corporate IT Executives With Microsoft Licensing Renewals

Directions on Microsoft's Licensing Boot Camps teach attendees how to intelligently evaluate their Microsoft licensing options and maximize the...