Microsoft Open Government Licensing Guide

The Microsoft Open Government program offers Federal, State, Local and other government agencies substantial discounts over commercial customers. Microsoft Open Government is available through either of the following programs: Open Business (minimum purchase of only 5 licenses, software assurance is optional) Open Value (minimum purchase of only 5 licenses, software assurance included, flexible payment) Open…

What is Office 365? Office 365 FAQs

What is Office 365? How is it different from Microsoft Office? “Office 365” refers to subscription plans that include access to Office applications plus other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet (cloud services), such as Skype for Business web conferencing and Exchange Online hosted email for business, and additional online storage with OneDrive and…

Microsoft Open Business Licensing Guide

Microsoft Open Business Licensing Microsoft Open Business Licensing allows businesses to purchase Microsoft products at discount prices with a minimum of just five licenses. One of the benefits of Open Business compared to Open Volume is that you don’t need such a large up-front volume commitment, but you still get the savings and convenience of…

Get Ready: SQL Server 2016 Will Be Generally Available on June 1st

The newest version of SQL Server is better than ever. SQL Server is a recognized leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants for Operational Database, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, and Advanced Analytics, and Gartner recently named Microsoft the industry leader in the Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems in execution and vision. Microsoft was also named a leader…