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The Microsoft Office 2013 launch is right around the corner, and this latest version of the industry leading office suite is going to be better than ever. One of Microsoft’s big ideas with Office 2013 is to incorporate cloud computing technology; something yet to be tried with Office.
Act now! These price changes take effect December 1st, so there’s still time to save!
This has been a very busy year for Microsoft Corporation, what with the release of several new editions of well-known software, as well as the advent of the Microsoft Surface Tablet. Microsoft has also been busy restructuring their licensing models, and have now announced that their pricing models for several products will change.
In addition to the upcoming price increase on User CALs, Microsoft plans to increase prices for a number of other product lines, beginning December 1st, 2012.
Today marks the official release of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system. Microsoft has built upon the success of the critically-acclaimed Windows 7 to bring to light a whole new generation of operating systems.
Windows 8 is a melding of their mobile Windows Phone platform with traditional operating systems like Windows 7 or XP. Using the stylized Metro UI, Windows 8 bridges the gap between desktop PCs and mobile/tablet devices. Whether you use a touchscreen or prefer the keyboard/mouse combo, Windows 8 allows users unparalleled flexibility to customize the operating system to best fit their needs.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 provides a powerful new developer experience that enables developers to be more productive than ever before. It offers a comprehensive, highly flexible set of application lifecycle management (ALM) tools. With the introduction of Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft made significant changes to simplify the product line.
Microsoft has released some long-awaited new products this month, and they are all now available through licensing at SoftwareMedia.com! Windows Server 2012, Visual Studio 2012 and, yes, even Windows 8 are available through the Microsoft Open License Program!
Cloud computing presents many opportunities for helping you solve your organization’s fundamental business and IT challenges. Windows Server 2012 captures Microsoft experience gained from building and operating public clouds to deliver a highly dynamic and cost effective server platform for your private cloud. It offers businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multi-tenant aware cloud infrastructure that securely connects across premises and allows IT to respond to business needs more efficiently.
You read that right. As of September 1st, 2012, Microsoft will discontinue Windows Server 2008 R2, in the wake of the upcoming Windows Server 2012 release.
This development comes amidst a veritable torrent of new releases from Microsoft. Other anticipated …
Microsoft is raising the prices on Visual Studio on September 1st in preparation for the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2012. If you want Visual Studio, now is the time to buy before the price increase in just a little over a week. Plus, some of the skus are on sale right now, such as Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN.
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From now until September 30, 2012, Microsoft is allowing eligible customers to earn 15% in subsidy payouts on qualifying Microsoft cloud software.
Get 15% back when you purchase any of the following:
- Office 365
- Dynamics CRM Online
- Exchange Online
- Lync Online
- SharePoint Online
Microsoft, this week, announced that the Windows Server 2012 official release date will come on September 4th, 2012. The software has already begun shipping to hardware and software vendors, and now all we have left to do is wait.
Microsoft has also announced that they will be hosting an online launch event on the same day, which will feature talks with various Microsoft developers, executives and other partners. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about the multitude of enhancements and new features that Windows Server 2012 offers, as well as the opportunity to win prizes.