End Of Support For SQL & Windows – What Are Your Options?

End of Support for SQL & Windows – What are your options?

The Recarta Windows & SQL Modernisation assessment is designed to provide your organisation with insights into your current Windows and SQL estate. It focuses on key risks and vulnerabilities related to end of support, estate optimisation and modernisation options – resulting in a best-practice plan on how to deliver. The problem: Extended Support for Windows 2008 and SQL 2008 is…

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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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