Jan 2021

Our prior article presented the various Microsoft plans which suit lighter users transitioning to SaaS. This article focuses on the various Microsoft suites available for heavier users: Microsoft 365, or M365 are the top tier suites from Microsoft. They are [...]

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Jan 2021

REDMOND, Wash. — October 27, 2020 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the following results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020, as compared to the corresponding period of last fiscal year:   ·        Revenue was $37.2 billion and increased 12% ·        Operating income [...]

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Dec 2020

Every company, regardless its size, has a fiscal year.  The fiscal year is the established period of time when an organization’s annual financial records commence and conclude, but it doesn’t necessarily correspond to the calendar year. Since Oracle has been founded in [...]

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Dec 2020

What is an ELP?

Dec 2020

An ELP, or “Effective License Position,” is a report that details an organization’s license compliance position with one or more software vendors. An ELP is produced when you compare the software licenses you have purchased with the amount of software [...]

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Dec 2020

During the last decade or two, the software industry has faced a gradual shift in the way software is licensed and paid for. Historically, software vendors would sell their software on perpetual license agreements, i.e. the license would not expire. [...]

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Nov 2020

The day has come. Your software vendor has sent you a letter requesting an audit of your software licensing position. Some SAM professionals affectionately refer to these audit letters as “Love Letters,” – they are a friendly reminder of the [...]

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Jul 2020

What should your web browser be?  Statistically, you’re most likely to say ?? wording that’s easy. It’s Google or if you’re iOs Safari.??? Wording???  But, is your brand loyalty earned?  We would like to offer you some suggestions on some [...]

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Jul 2020

Office 365 plans – The various plans that exist today and what we think about them Firstly, we would recommend reading this article immediately. Why? … as most of the software companies – including Microsoft, often change their products and [...]

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Jul 2020

Why Emerset?

Jul 2020

If you have ever wondered why consulting groups such as Emerset and others exist, consider the complexity of Microsoft’s® Volume Licensing offerings and the amount of money VL customers invest in software and IT. Microsoft® attempts to “simplify” the way [...]

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Jul 2020

VMware as of late declared a change to its software licensing model that tops the quantity of centers upheld in the CPU. Almost all VMware programming is authorized on a “per CPU” premise (Enterprise PKS and NSX Datacenter are the [...]

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