DATABASE AND DATA CENTER

SoftwareONE Fully Integrates House of Lync – A Unified Effort to Deliver the Skype for Business Unified Communications Solution 

November 1, 2016

Earlier this year, SoftwareONE acquired House of Lync, a strategic Microsoft partner who exclusively consulted, deployed, and managed Skype for Business, Microsoft’s flagship Unified Communications solution. We kept this acquisition under the radar while we fine-tuned the integration process, but today I am proud to announce that House of Lync is fully integrated into the greater […]

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Citrix to Change Its Software Maintenance Program in 2017!

October 25, 2016

Starting on January, 1st 2017, Citrix will be changing their support requirements. The mandate is to require all customers with only “Subscription Advantage” to upgrade to the “Customer Success Services” program. Traditional Subscription Advantage entitles customers to new version updates, hot-fixes, etc. during the term of their contract. The new Customer Success Services program provides […]

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Defending Cyber-Attacks with VMware NSX Micro-Segmentation

September 27, 2016

In today’s day and age, Security in the data center is in trouble. We just need to read the news or industry reports to realize the tremendous amount of cyber-security attacks and numerous security incidents across all types of industries. From the financial losses to damaging business credibility, cyber-warfare is having negative impacts on employees, […]

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Microsoft, Veritas Updates That May Affect Enterprise Vault Deployment

September 20, 2016

Enterprise Vault is approaching its 12 version. As a leading archiving platform that helps bridge the gap between business, legal, and IT, Enterprise Vault helps organizations store, manage, and discover unstructured information while reducing backup and storage costs. However, there are two major changes coming from both Microsoft and Veritas that may affect your Enterprise […]

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Understand the Tipping Point of Oracle Support Repricing

September 13, 2016

While Oracle’s business is built on great products, their success is equally due to their innovative support policies. These policies are often disadvantageous for customers because they can eliminate flexibility and the potential to reduce support spend in the future. Although Oracle’s strategy around support is comprised of a number of policies and terms, perhaps the […]

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Windows Server 2016 Comes to SPLA – Hollywood’s Reaction to This Latest Announcement

August 15, 2016

Back in December 2015, Microsoft announced that the release of Windows Server 2016 would result in a change from processor-based licensing to a core-based model. In our December blog post “Windows Server and System Center 2016: A Change in Licensing,” we referenced the increased cost implications for servers utilizing greater than the 8:1 core-to-processor ratio. […]

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