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SAMexpert Podcast

SAMexpert Podcast

Hosted by: Alexander Golev and Daryl Ullman

Everything about Cloud Economics, Enterprise Software Licensing and Service Provider License Management.

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Service Providers and October 2022 Microsoft Licensing Changes

In October 2022, Microsoft released significant updates to Microsoft Product Terms. Nothing changed for providers in the Service Provider Use Rights document. However, because SPLA does not exist in a vacuum, the...
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Negotiating Microsoft Unified Support

Why are Unified Support prices increasing, even though I'm not utilising more services? Can I offset my Unified Support costs with Software Assurance benefits? What are the key mistakes made when negotiating Unified...
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Microsoft Audits Service Providers - Q&A

Daryl and Alexander are answering questions about Service Provider software compliance audits conducted by Microsoft.  I get an audit letter. Do I need to initiate the audit immediately?  How many years can they go...
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Economic impact of changes to SQL Server 2022 licensing

Alexander Golev and Daryl Ullman discuss the changes Microsoft introduced into SQL Server licensing in December 2022 and the impact of the changes on budgets and compliance – the good, the bad and the ugly. 
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