Author: Floris Klaver

Understand most used Microsoft licensing contracts
25 Apr
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Licensing contracts – Understand the 6 most used Microsoft contracts

Microsoft has so many different licensing contract types, it can be difficult to know which one is best for your organization.

In this blog we discuss the 6 most used licensing contracts. What are the main features of each? And what are the key differences?

Monthly licensing update april 2023
17 Apr
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Microsoft Licensing Update – April 2023

In our monthly licensing updates, our licensing expert Floris Klaver talks you through that month’s changes to the Microsoft Product Terms. This month there are many, minor changes, including changes to OpenAI Services, Online Services, Azure and Windows Server.

Understanding the EA renewal process
06 Apr
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Enterprise Agreement renewal – How does the renewal work?

Together all the blogs in this series form a deep dive into the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. Our aim is to share our knowledge so you can better your understanding of this complex licensing model.

This article is about the renewal process for the Enterprise Agreement. Inlcuding Microsoft Licensing Statement, how to approach negotiations and what you can negotiate.

How does microsoft software assurance work
28 Mar
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Software Assurance – How does it work?

This series of blog posts delves into everything you need to know about the Enterprise Agreement.
The fifth post discusses what Software Assurance is, how it works and what the benefits are.

EA order requirements explained
22 Mar
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

EA order requirements explained

This is the third post in our series exploring everything you need to know about the Enterprise Agreement.
This article is a deep dive into the Enteprise Agreement terms & conditions, incl minimum order requirements, how to license additional products, Use Rights and more.

Monthly Microsoft Licensing Update March 2023
06 Mar
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Microsoft Licensing Update – March 2023

Our licensing expert, Floris Klaver, provides an easy Monthly Licensing Update to keep all our clients up to date with the latest changes to Microsoft licensing rules, regulations and terms.

Microsoft licensing audit image
03 Mar
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

How to deal with Microsoft Licensing Audit

In the past months, Microsoft has increased its focus on software licensing compliance, leading to an increase in the number of licensing audits being conducted. Microsoft licensing audits can be time-consuming and costly, so read this article on how you can best prepare and deal with an audit.

Monthly Microsoft Licensing Update February 2023
10 Feb
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Microsoft Licensing Update – February 2023

Our licensing expert, Floris Klaver, provides an easy Monthly Licensing Update to keep all our clients up-to-date with the latest changes to Microsoft licensing rules, regulations and terms.

31 Jan
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Licensing Solution Provider – Nr 7: Changing role of the LSP?

Over the years the role of the Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) has changed, whereby LSPs have moved away from delivering service and expertise to merely sales. Read on to learn more.

18 Jan
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

Licensing complexity – Nr 4: How licensing complexity is increasing

In this fourth blog we talk about the ever-increasing licensing complexity of Microsoft’s contract models. If you are not a dedicated licensing specialist, figuring out the different models can give you a headache. Read our tips in this blog.