Microsoft program and pricing adjustments

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Microsoft announced a series of changes across the program and product portfolio. These changes are to provide unique offers that support customer digital transformation. These changes are linked to offer pricing and discounting.

On October 1st, 2018, Microsoft will adjust pricing for its licensing programs. There will also be price adjustments to on-premises and cloud products.  Continue reading Microsoft program and pricing adjustments

Microsoft Volume Licensing (VL) programs: physical media is no longer available

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Microsoft announced that Software on physical media – such as CDs, DVDs, flash drives, and USB sticks – is no longer available for all the Microsoft Volume Licensing programs. Users should download their software from Microsoft’s Volume License Service Center (VLSC). All you need to know about the VLSC, you find on this page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Licensing/existing-customer/vlsc-training-and-resources.aspx

Microsoft TechNet Subscription retirement

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Starting May 2014, all new and renewing Volume Licensing agreements with Software Assurance will no longer include TechNet Subscription services benefits. Microsoft will continue to honor all TechNet Subscriptions for existing Software Assurance customers until the expiration of their current term of Software Assurance coverage or May 31, 2017, whichever is earlier.

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Microsoft Project and Visio Software Assurance Step-Up Promotion

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From December 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, Microsoft will offer customers who have Project Standard license with active Software Assurance coverage the ability to step-up to Project Professional at a 15% discount on Step-up SKU (25% discount if all seats of Standard are stepped-up to Professional at a customer site) via Enterprise Volume Licensing.  Continue reading Microsoft Project and Visio Software Assurance Step-Up Promotion