Straight Talk About Microsoft Azure Licensing

By | 2017-11-30T19:15:42+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: 2017, Azure, cloud, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Office 365 Deployment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft Azure licensing is Microsoft's cloud computing platform.  Its one of the biggest cloud platforms in the enterprise space but the licensing is very complex and confusing. On this webinar we will cut through the confusion with straight talk and you will learn how Azure licensing works and the pitfalls to avoid! Join Mike

Office 365 Consumption Reports

By | 2017-12-01T21:07:21+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: 2017, cloud, Licensing Specialist, Method 180 Blog, microsoft, Microsoft Cloud, Microsoft Licensing, Office 365, Office 365 Reporting, Reporting|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Does your organization strive to achieve a consumption based licensing model for your Office 365 environment?  This blog post explains how you can use the Power BI Adoption Preview content pack and the Office 365 Portal to generate Office 365 Consumption Reports that you will need to properly manage your Office 365 environment.  Method

Migrating SQL Server to the Cloud?

By | 2017-11-29T14:22:26+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: 2017, AWS, Azure, cloud, Licensing Specialist, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft Cloud, Microsoft Licensing, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, SA, Software Assurance, SQL, Virtual Machine, Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Thinking of migrating one or more of your SQL Server instances to the Cloud?  If so, have you spent much time figuring out which provider, solution and options to go with?  There are essentially two main Cloud providers to consider – Azure (Microsoft) and AWS (Amazon Web Services).  Both providers offer two main products in

Office Pro Plus Support Change

By | 2017-11-29T14:26:42+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: 2017, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Support|Tags: , , , , , , |

Microsoft announces support policy change to Office Pro Plus and the versions that can connect to Office365 Services. You can read up on this announcement here: https://redmondmag.com/articles/2017/04/20/office-365-proplus-policy-changes.aspx Wow is all I can say.  Microsoft is really deciding to alienate any customer who decides that they do not want to follow their Office365 train. The gist

Office 365 Reporting – Simple and Insightful Licensing & Usage Reports… or Lack Thereof

By | 2017-11-29T14:30:15+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: 2017, cloud, deployment, Licensing Specialist, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft, microsoft, Microsoft Cloud, Microsoft Licensing, Microsoft Office, Office 365, Office 365 Deployment, Software Asset Management|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you responsible for managing and budgeting your organization’s Microsoft Office 365 footprint?  If so, have you ever found yourself looking for a report, any report, that will help you understand what Office 365 products your organization has subscribed, deployed and are actively being used by each licensed user?  Although the new Office 365 Portal

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