James O'Neill's Blog

April 1, 2008

Licensing event on 15th April

Filed under: Events,Windows Server — jamesone111 @ 1:40 pm

There’s no getting away from it, licensing software gets complicated: in fact I’ve been know to joke that with 40 odd technical certifications and a degree in computer science, I’m nowhere near clever enough to understand it.

Well help is at hand, George has a reminder about the an event we have coming up:

TechNet Event: An Introduction and Overview of Microsoft Licensing

This session is aimed at providing IT professionals with a complete understanding of Microsoft’s Software Licensing. The course is not in-depth or technical, but will help you evaluate the different licensing options to best suit your business needs. The session will cover:

  • The basics of Microsoft’s licensing options
  • Differences between OEM, FPP and Volume licensing
  • How you can benefit from investing in Software Assurance
  • How you can manage your licenses using Software Asset Management (SAM), minimising time and cost
  • How to licence a client/server environment including Terminal Services and Virtual Server 2005
  • Licensing specific Microsoft Servers, such as Windows Server 2003, MOSS 2007, Exchange 2007 and others
  • Preview of Licensing for 2008 Servers
  • Question and Answer Session

We will provide you with tools and resources to help you manage your licenses and avoid costly mistakes. Register now

This post originally appeared on my technet blog.


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