Important Information – Changes to Microsoft’s OV Grace Period

From 1st November, Microsoft adjusted the renewal grace period from 30 days to just 48 hours after the expiry date. This now means that renewal orders must be recieved prior to the expiration of the agreement. The 90 day grace period remains for Open agreements. If you have any questions on this please feel free to contact me on 01306 646669 or email…

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Microsoft Discounts Off Open Value and Open Value Subscription

With the recent annoucement of Microsoft Increases it seems that the increase is lower than anticipated and with up to 15% now available until the end of September, Open Value and Open Value Subscription now is a good time to take advantage of this offer. This discount is applicable to new, renewal, mid-agreement add-on, mid-agreement additional licensing and upgrades purchased…

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Microsoft Promotion Update

Microsoft have announced some exciting offers for customers in Q4. Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Step Up Promotion (20% off) Office 2010 Open Licenses & Software Assurance Buy Forward (33% off) Office FPP offer (Free Upgrade) Windows 8 Windows 8 Pro-Upgrade (device/XP/FPP) - ask for pricing Step up to Windows 8 with Software Assurance (15% (upgrade only), 40% OV upgrade)…

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Microsoft offers free upgrades to Office 2013

On 19th October 2012 Microsoft launched an offer to upgrade customers who purchase a current Office 2010 with a free copy of the upcoming Office 2013. The free upgrade will be available when Office 2013 debuts which is expected early part of next year. Customers must redeem the free offer no later than 31st May 2013. If you would like…

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Important Microsoft User CAL Price Increase

From 1st December 2012 Microsoft will introduce User CAL differentiated pricing across ALL Volume Licensing Programs, which will see the price of the below User CALs increase by 15% whilst Device CALs will see no price change. Bing Maps Server CAL Core CAL Suite Enterprise CAL Suite Exchange Server Standard / Enterprise CALs Lync Server Standard / Enterprise / Plus CALs…

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Windows Server 2012 and HyperV

With the launch of Windows Server 2012, Microsoft now have a virtualisation platform that can go head-to-head against VMware. For more information, please go to www.didyouknow2012.com, a Microsoft information website dedicated to Windows Server 2012, HyperV and System Center 2012

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