Rest Assured: Pay-as-You-Go is Still Available for Microsoft Azure

February 21, 2017

Yes, that is true! Microsoft Azure Pay-as-You-Go Licensing is still available for customers and prospects.   As noted in the recent Microsoft Blog, Microsoft dropped Azure Pay-as-You-Go licensing in the Microsoft Product and Services Agreement (MPSA) as of February 1st.  What does this mean for new Azure customers that want Pay-as-You-Go Licensing?


10 Must Read Posts to Optimize Your Software Portfolio Going into 2017

December 28, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we’re revisiting our 10 most viewed posts throughout the year. They cover a variety of topics, such as “7 Best Practices for Managing Your Annual Microsoft True-up”, while others are ripe for the moment, like “Skype for Business on the MAC Client.” So if your 2017 “IT New Year’s resolution” includes getting a grip on your software portfolio, then take a look at the below posts that generated some noise throughout 2016.


Are you prepared for a software audit?

December 22, 2016

According to Gartner, software audits have had an accelerated growth over the last several years, with software vendors using the auditing process as both a stream of revenue and a way to stop piracy. Gartner’s reports also include proactive recommendations for CIOs and IT Managers to invest in Software Asset Management (SAM) processes and tools in order to remain compliant with the T’s & C’s of licensing contracts.


To Be or Not to Be in the Cloud... The Evolution of Enterprise Software Portfolio Management

December 8, 2016

After returning from the AWS re:Invent conference, the answer is obvious: Organizations are moving toward cloud-based architecture at a rapid pace. Alongside evaluating which cloud model best suits your business needs, customers should also consider solutions to help them manage their cloud spend in addition to their on-premises software portfolio, since 85-90% of enterprise software still resides in-house.


The Importance of Properly Managing Your Oracle E-Business Suite Licenses

December 6, 2016


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