Software Licensing Guide

Learn about software licensing terms and types through various licensing programs with our comprehensive software licensing guides. Find specific license guides for Microsoft, Adobe, and Symantec Licensing here at SoftwareMedia. Learn about each licensing program’s minimum requirements, maintenance & other options, and examples of how to purchase. And don’t forget about our Price Match Guarantee – if you happen to find a lower price on licensing (good luck), we’ll match it!

Microsoft Open Volume Program

Microsoft Open Volume Licensing Microsoft Open Volume Licensing offers deep discounts for businesses making large purchases. Open Volume goes by a point system and requires a minimum initial order of 500 points within a product pool. Product Pools are separated into three categories – Applications, Systems, or Servers. To see a list of all the porducts with the product pool they belong to, see Open Volume Licenses. Each license carries a unit value of at least one point; with many licenses counting for higher unit values.

Microsoft Open Value Licensing Program

What Microsoft’s Open Value Licensing Program is:

As offered by the computer giant Microsoft, there are three types of software licensing agreements that are based on the volumes of the software to be used in a particular organization. Microsoft Open Licensing has the benefit of being very useful for the users wanting flexible payment agreements with their licensing purchases. This guide will go over some of the most common Microsoft Open Value FAQs.

Tax Filing Guide

Buying Guide

Tax Season is just around the corner…do you know how you’re going to file your tax return? This comprehensive guide explains the different ways to file your taxes including the best tax preparation software as well as other options – free and paid. Follow the links to the various types of income tax filing software, or read on to learn about other ways to file your taxes.

Top 19 Worst Software Programs of All Time

There is some truly amazing software out there. Revolutionary products that have changed the way we live, interact and do business. However, there are also some real stinkers. Programs which are long past due, riddled with security issues and malware, software that holds innovation back, and, in short, are just plain bad.

Here is a subjective list of the twenty worst. Settle down Microsoft-haters, Bill Gates’ creations only appear 5 times on this list. Even the usually squeaky-clean Apple gets a few drubbings too.