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SPLA Reseller Roadshow Training #SPLA #Hosters #ServiceProviders #Cloud

August 20, 2013 Comments off

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The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is designed for organizations that want to offer hosted software and services to end customers, such as Web hosting, hosted applications, messaging, collaboration, and platform infrastructure. SPLA partners have the ability to deliver a customized service with a flexible cost structure, no start-up costs, no monthly sales minimums or required term of commitment.

Microsoft now has over 22,000 service providers enrolled in the SPLA Program who have driven double-digit growth YoY for the past 3 years and in FY13 the global SPLA business surpassed the $1bn revenue mark.

Course Description:
This level 300 SPLA Reseller readiness training is specifically targeted at SPLA Resellers who want to have a detailed understanding of SPLA licensing. This training session consists of a series of short presentations followed by case work. Complex scenarios are covered such as Windows Server virtualization and SQL Server licensing.

Date & Time
4th September 2013
09:00 GMT – 16:00 GMT

Microsoft Ireland (Sales, Marketing and Services Group)
Building 3, Training room 5.42
Carmanhall Road
Sandyford Industrial Estate
Dublin 18


Directions on Microsoft Telebriefing: Microsoft Licensing For Bring-Your-Own-Device @DirectionsOnMS

June 22, 2012 Comments off

Topic: Licensing For Bring-Your-Own-Device
Analyst: Rob Horwitz, Co-Founder, Research Chair
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. PT

When employees bring iPads to work and use them to access Microsoft software, they trigger potentially expensive and often unanticipated requirements for server applications, Office suites, and Windows client OS licensing, as well as impact the qualified devices count that must be reported under Enterprise Agreements (EAs).

This webinar will help organizations minimize licensing costs and avoid compliance issues by explaining the rules surrounding iPad use. Including how the different technical approaches iPads use to access Microsoft software can have widely variable licensing implications.

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Microsoft Hosting Day UK Event Resources on MS SkyDrive #SPLA #Hosting #SQL2012 #Lync

May 22, 2012 Comments off

All slides from the Microsoft UK Hosting Day are now available via SkyDrive:

Some training content on SPLA licensing training and slides on pricing review deferall.

Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap 2012 @On_MS_Products

January 19, 2012 Comments off

Topic: Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap 2012
Analyst: Rob Helm, Managing VP
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. PST

Business intelligence, “cloud” data centers, and mobile devices will be the focus of major Microsoft software releases in 2012, and will be critical planks in the company’s longer-term enterprise strategy. In this webinar, Directions on Microsoft managing vice president Rob Helm summarizes Microsoft’s strategy, products, and 2012 releases and retirements in each of these three areas, and previews effects that they might have on a firm’s Microsoft licensing strategy.

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Microsoft #Techdays 2011 London 23-25May

March 2, 2011 Comments off
Microsoft TechDays 2011 London

Microsoft TechDays 2011 London

Ray Ozzie…’Dawn of a New Day’

November 1, 2010 Comments off

Mary J Foley Wrote “…Ray Ozzie may be a lame duck at this point, as he will soon be leaving his Chief Software Architect post at Microsoft. But that hasn’t stopped him from publishing an updated assessment of Microsoft’s strategy and products.

On October 25, Ozzie posted to his newly minted blog a memo he sent to his staff and direct reports, entitled “Dawn of a New Day.” In it, Ozzie examines what Microsoft has and hasn’t achieved since he joined the company five years ago and penned his “Internet Services Disruption” memo.

The “Dawn of a New Day” memo makes it clear — at least to me — that Ozzie has concerns about Windows….”

Read more at the links below…

Microsofts Outgoing Chief Software Architect on the Post PC World

Ray ozzie: Dawn of a New Day Memo/

Ray Ozzie: The Internet Services disruption Memo

Cloud Computing and Microsoft Offerings….Snack-Size Learnings

November 1, 2010 Comments off

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Cloud Computing Microsoft offerings - Snacksize Learning

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