Microsoft Mobile Apps included in Office 365 Plans

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Microsoft announce that the Office Mobile Apps will now be available with full editing capability for users with Office 365 Business Essentials, E1 and F1 subscriptions. Once available, all Office 365 subscribers will be able to install full versions of the mobile apps on up to 5 devices, and create, edit and share documents on the go.

For more information about the Microsoft Mobile Apps included in Office 365 Plans, please visit: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/microsoft-announces-mobile-editing-availability-for-more-subscribers-be2cc9ae-113a-417f-8d34-b445ea49658a?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

AUTODESK AUTOCAD 2019 AVAILABLE

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Autodesk AutoCAD 2019 gives you access to AutoCAD 2D and 3D CAD software, as well as industry-specific toolsets and functionality for architecture, mechanical design, 3D mapping, and more:

  • Automate floorplans, sections, elevations, and other drawings.
  • Draw piping, plumbing, and ducting for faster design with mechanical tools.
  • Design ductwork, electrical conduit, and circuiting for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical with MEP.
  • Access libraries of symbols, parts and detail components.
  • Automate the creation of annotations, layers and properties.
  • Easily create details and views from 3D models, and schedules, lists and tables.
  • Create rules-driven workflows to enforce standards throughout the design process.

For further information about Autodesk AutoCAD 2019, please visit: https://www.autodesk.eu/products/autocad/overview

Autodesk Legacy Trade in Offer

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Until July 20th 2018 Autodesk offers a so called “Autodesk Legacy Trade in Offer”. You can save up to 15% on the Autodesk Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for Industry Collections and/or most individual products when you purchase eligible 1-year or 3-year term subscriptions with single- or multi-user access and trade in qualifying (“legacy”) serial numbers and all associated seats of R14 (release year 1998 through 2018) perpetual licenses that are not on an active maintenance plan (expired on or before 21st March 2018).

A valid, eligible serial number must be submitted for this promotion.

Autodesk Collection Competitive Promo

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Until July 20th 2018 Autodesk offers the Collection Competitive Promo. You can save up to 10% on the Autodesk Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection (PDMC) as well as for Navisworks Manage and 5% for Inventor Professional. This offer is limited to 5 subscriptions per customer account, it is for new seats only and applies to only single-user licenses.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 for Linux Promotion

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Until December 31st 2018, Microsoft offers a discount of 33% on subscriptions to be deployed in Linux environments. Targeted customer segments include Commercial and Government. This offer applies to New agreements, Renewal agreement Software Assurance (SA) retentions, Renewal agreement add-ons and Mid agreement add-ons in the programs Enterprise Agreement (EA), Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS) and Worldwide Government Partner (WWGP).

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 Azure Monetary Commitment Overage Payments

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Microsoft announced changes to when customers are invoiced for overage on their Azure Monetary Commitment. Historically, this has been quarterly or annually, dependent on agreement type, which was changed to quarterly for all customer and agreement types in December 2017. Now all overage of new and renewing Enterprise Agreement (EA) customers will be charged at the end of each month. This change will not affect current enrollments before end of their term.

Affected programs:

  • Enterprise: Enterprise Agreement (EA), Enterprise Agreement Subscription (EAS) and Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE)
  • Academic: Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES)
  • Government

This will impact both Direct and Indirect EA customers.

Veritas Enterprise Vault Versions 10.x and 11.x – End of Support

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The Veritas Enterprise Vault versions 10.x have reached their End of Support Life. Veritas has ceased support of this product including any Maintenance Packs and/or patches for each version of Enterprise Vault 10.x, in all released languages.

The Veritas Enterprise Vault versions 11.x will reach their End of Support Life on February 1st 2019.

Existing customers with active maintenance may be entitled to upgrade to the current version of Enterprise Vault 12.3 at no charge. Please see the link below for more information: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000116348