licensing

Microsoft delays self-service software purchasing plan

Microsoft delays self-service software purchasing plan

Plan would have let end-users buy licences with little oversight.
Simon Sharwood Nov 4 2019, 1:48AM Finance
Veeam introduces new Universal licence

Veeam introduces new Universal licence

And a new entry-level Starter Backup product building on Community Edition.
Simon Sharwood Oct 3 2019, 11:35AM Servers & Storage
Microsoft makes big Software Assurance changes

Microsoft makes big Software Assurance changes

Limited support for US$250k spend, new planning services, training and more.
Simon Sharwood Sep 24 2019, 9:58AM Sales & Marketing
Reseller fears Microsoft backlash after starting licencing petition

Reseller fears Microsoft backlash after starting licencing petition

More than 800 people have let their anger be known.
Brendon Foye Jul 8 2019, 4:13PM Software
Data#3 scores massive WA govt Microsoft deal

Data#3 scores massive WA govt Microsoft deal

Even the schools, for three years.
Simon Sharwood May 21 2019, 9:27AM Finance
Cisco licensing mess could make call centres go dark

Cisco licensing mess could make call centres go dark

Software shouldn’t have shipped with expiring licenses, but did.
Simon Sharwood Feb 25 2019, 11:15AM Networking
Microsoft server outage deactivates Windows licenses

Microsoft server outage deactivates Windows licenses

Win10 Pro users told they have to go Home.
Juha Saarinen Nov 9 2018, 11:18AM Software
IBM brings elastic licensing to mainframes

IBM brings elastic licensing to mainframes

zSeries gets a little bit cloudier.
Simon Sharwood Oct 15 2018, 6:44AM Software
Insight takes profit hit due to Microsoft program changes

Insight takes profit hit due to Microsoft program changes

Expects another multimillion-dollar hit to earnings.
Jimmy Sheridan Feb 17 2016, 5:24AM Software
Debate ignites over "deep-rooted mistrust" in Oracle licensing

Debate ignites over "deep-rooted mistrust" in Oracle licensing

But US and Australia not that bad, according to partner and customer.
Tony Yoo Feb 4 2015, 6:50AM Software
Don't let software licensing become a car crash

Don't let software licensing become a car crash

Reseller get a licence to bill in a cloud world.
Nate Cochrane Oct 19 2014, 4:30PM Cloud
Oracle profit dips, but better than expected

Oracle profit dips, but better than expected

Promising signs for Oracle's struggling hardware business.
Kevin McLaughlin Dec 20 2013, 7:58AM Finance
Microsoft licensing gets complicated as it moves to cloud

Microsoft licensing gets complicated as it moves to cloud

Microsoft letting customers move at their own pace.
Kevin McLaughlin Aug 2 2013, 11:39AM Software
SAP lets users move from perpetual licenses to cloud

SAP lets users move from perpetual licenses to cloud

Could cost more.
Juha Saarinen Jul 31 2013, 8:47AM Cloud
Is BlackBerry dusting off its 'for sale' sign?

Is BlackBerry dusting off its 'for sale' sign?

Talk of talks continues.
Euan Rocha Jul 11 2013, 8:35AM Mobility
End of financial year: time to revisit licensing

End of financial year: time to revisit licensing

Oracle open to negotiation.
Joshua Gliddon Apr 8 2013, 2:03PM Software
Microsoft backs down on Office 2013 licensing changes

Microsoft backs down on Office 2013 licensing changes

Listens to customers.
Juha Saarinen Mar 8 2013, 7:43AM Cloud
Microsoft Office upgrade cycle favours renters

Microsoft Office upgrade cycle favours renters

Office 365 users to get new features first.
Juha Saarinen Feb 15 2013, 9:17AM Software
SAP buyers demand license overhaul

SAP buyers demand license overhaul

Software vendor refuses to provide price list.
Brett Winterford Oct 31 2012, 4:17PM Cloud
Windows 8 for resellers: the licensing changes

Windows 8 for resellers: the licensing changes

New license for Windows RT.
Allie Coyne Oct 29 2012, 11:55AM Software

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