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By Brian Kirsch Manage May 10, 2016

Software licensing models evolving for virtualization

Virtualization and the rise of multi-core CPUs have led software vendors to rethink licensing models. While some are forced to adjust, others continue to resist. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Apr 19, 2016

How will System Center licensing change?

The price of your System Center license is due to change when Microsoft implements a per-core pricing model with the release of System Center 2016. Continue Reading


By Mike Pfeiffer Get Started May 25, 2016

How do we license Windows Server on AWS?

Our enterprise has been wary of licensing issues, but we'd like to move Microsoft-based workloads to AWS. How can we migrate those workloads without violating licenses? Continue Reading


By Paul Cunningham Evaluate Mar 08, 2016

Deciphering Office 365 licensing for businesses

A subscription-based model allows an organization to choose an Office 365 license that fits its size and more importantly its needs. Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch ,Robert Sheldon ,Brien Posey Manage Apr 18, 2016

Examining VM licensing and its complex implications

In a virtualized environment, it's easier than ever for a business to violate licensing requirements. Applications or OSes installed on VMs in one host can move to another server with ease, which can defy VM ... Continue Reading


By Cliff Saran News Nov 26, 2015

Get hammered with HPE licensing

Now that it is no longer constrained by simply being HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) seems it will be opening up a late night drinking joint at 1 Aldermanbury Square EC2V 7HR, a short walk ... Continue Reading


By Simon Quicke Nov 10, 2015

ISVs facing licensing pressure

A report from Gemalto has revealed that ISVs are facing increasing pressure to be more flexible in the way they allow users to pay for applications Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Manage May 26, 2016

Changes to software licensing models may put buyers at risk

With the advent of virtualization, major software vendors are moving away from the per CPU licensing model toward the core licensing or per user model. Continue Reading


By Jessica Sirkin News May 25, 2016

The story behind free SQL Server licensing for Oracle users

Microsoft wants to make Oracle customers an offer they can't refuse: free SQL Server licensing if they switch over. The question is whether or not the deal is as good as it looks. Continue Reading


By Joel Shore Evaluate Apr 26, 2016

A SQL Server container can help cut licensing costs

Running one database per server needlessly wastes hardware resources and money. Use a SQL Server container to stack multiple instances per virtual machine. Continue Reading