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What is a Microsoft Audit?

What is a Microsoft Audit?

A software audit is a way to make sure you're following the rules and guidelines established in your agreement with Microsoft, such as the Enterprise Agreement or a volume licensing program. Audits are used as a standard Microsoft operating process to enforce their...

What is software license management?

What is software license management?

All software, whether installed on a phone, laptop, server, or used in the cloud, requires a license. Even software that is considered “free” (that is, software that can be freely distributed and modified) comes with a license agreement. A license sets the terms for...

Understanding Visual Studio Licensing

Understanding Visual Studio Licensing

Microsoft Visual Studio is a powerful development environment that offers several licensing options to meet the diverse needs of developers and organizations. In this blog post, we take a closer look at the different types of Visual Studio licenses, their features,...

Build intranet portals with SharePoint

Build intranet portals with SharePoint

In today's digital workplace, organizations rely on efficient communication, collaboration and information sharing. SharePoint, a robust platform from Microsoft, provides the perfect solution for building powerful intranet portals. In this blog post, we explore the...

Why do companies and governments choose software for local?

Why do companies and governments choose software for local?

There are several reasons why companies may choose to run software locally rather than relying solely on cloud-based solutions. Data management and security Locally running software gives organizations direct control over their data and allows them to implement their...

Microsoft support ended?

Microsoft support ended?

When Microsoft ends support for a specific product, it means that Microsoft will no longer provide official technical support, security updates, bug fixes, or feature enhancements for that product. End of support generally follows a predetermined lifecycle established...

The differences between Office 2021 and Office 365

The differences between Office 2021 and Office 365

Microsoft Office is a well-known software package from Microsoft and includes some of the world's most used applications, such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word. There are several versions of Office available, including Office 2021 and Microsoft 365. It is important to...

Advice Microsoft security on-premise Exchange Servers

Advice Microsoft security on-premise Exchange Servers

Microsoft urges customers to secure on-premises Exchange servers. Read an official message from Microsoft here. In addition to keeping it up to date, Microsoft also recommends adding additional security to the environment by enabling Windows Extended Protection and...

Windows Server 2012 ends support in October

Windows Server 2012 ends support in October

Microsoft has announced that extended support for all editions of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 will end on October 10, 2023. Microsoft pushed back the extended support end date by 5 years in October 2018 to allow customers to migrate to a newer...

Windows Server 2012 ends support in October

Windows Server 2012 ends support in October

Microsoft has announced that extended support for all editions of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 will end on October 10, 2023. Microsoft pushed back the extended support end date by 5 years in October 2018 to allow customers to migrate to a newer...

That’s how lucrative used software is for your business

That’s how lucrative used software is for your business

Het gebruik van gebruikte software kan zeer interessant zijn voor bedrijven, overheden en organisaties. De besparingen kunnen afhankelijk zijn van het aantal licenties dat enorm is bereikt. In verhouding tot andere zaken zijn deze besparingen redelijk eenvoudig te...

What is the solution to the price increase of Office 365?

What is the solution to the price increase of Office 365?

Microsoft increases the rates of cloud services. Office 365 subscription costs have increased between 8 and 25% as of March 1, 2022. Microsoft says about this: “Microsoft believes now is the right time to update our prices, based on the signs of economic recovery we...

Microsoft lifts resale restriction

Microsoft lifts resale restriction

Microsoft introduced a restrictive passage in its licensing rules in May 2020. Enterprise customers who moved to the cloud and claimed a discount for it were no longer able to sell their existing licenses. Now the software company has come back to this. Lifting the...

End of support for Office 2010

End of support for Office 2010

Support for Office 2010 officially ended on October 13, 2020 from Microsoft. The same applies to Visio, Project Exchange and Skype for Business 2010. These versions will no longer be supported. Microsoft has no plans to extend extended support. Vidasoft advises its...