Microsoft True Up – The Best Way to Deal With One – Video

By | 2017-11-29T14:21:08+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Core Licensing, EA, Enterprise Agreement, Licensing Specialist, Method 180 Blog, microsoft, Microsoft Licensing, Microsoft True Up, True Up|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft True Ups are an annual event for most of us. Do you know how to optimize your True Up and avoid over paying for licenses you don't require? On this webinar Method 180 shares best practices to avoid overpaying on a True Up.  On this video we will show you how to interpret

Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Are you Prepared?

By | 2017-11-29T14:21:52+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Core CAL, Core Licensing, deployment, EA, Enterprise Agreement, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft, Microsoft Licensing, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, SA, SAM, Software Asset Management, Software Assurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 has been available for a while and will have an impact on your licensing costs and models.   To help understand what has changed I had the opportunity to speak with our senior analyst Danny Bedard.  Danny lives and breathes software licensing and spent several years working at Microsoft in licensing related

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

Licensing Microsoft software for Contractors and Non Employees

By | 2017-11-29T14:36:50+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Categories: Business, deployment, Method 180 Blog, microsoft, Microsoft Licensing, Negotiation Tactics, Webinar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Licensing Microsoft software for contractors and Non Employees is confusing. Mike Austin from Method 180 explains how Microsoft licensing works in these situations. This is a very detailed session which digs into these complex licensing scenarios.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Licensing Changes: Webinar Recording

By | 2017-11-29T16:00:12+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Categories: 2016, Core Licensing, EA, Enterprise Agreement, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft, Microsoft negotiation, Microsoft Windows Server, Negotiation Tactics, SA, Software Asset Management, Webinar, Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 will be moving to a core licensing model.  Method 180's Mike Austin presented via webinar on the impact this will have for organizations.   This event was well attended and we have had numerous requests for the content to be made available for on demand viewing.  Click below to watch the

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