Cost-Effective and Compliant Microsoft Software Licensing
Software licensing is a key part of the IT strategy and function. An efficiently managed software estate can have a significant impact on your business performance as well as your bottom line.
Licensing Microsoft software can be complex considering the wide array of Microsoft products and the different licensing options. The multitude of rules and regulations make it essential to have specialist advice and support when it comes to licensing your Microsoft software.
How can Northdoor help?
Northdoor is an IT consultancy specialising in Microsoft technologies. We help clients to make the most of their Microsoft investment with a suite of services tailored to their business requirements. As a leading Microsoft partner in the UK, we can advise customers on the best way to license and manage their Microsoft software. Where a Select or Enterprise Agreement is the most appropriate, we can assist you through our Enterprise licensing partner Bytes.
Northdoor can help you:
- Identify the most suitable software to meet the needs and objectives of your business
- Advise on the most cost-effective and flexible ways to license your Microsoft software
- Implement the required Microsoft technology and support or manage it for you
Microsoft Pricing Changes from 1 July 2012
Microsoft has announced a significant pricing increase in the UK due to on-going exchange rates difference and the need to establish greater pricing consistency. The following pricing increases are due to take effect on 1st July 2012.
License Type & Average Price Increase
Enterprise / Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS): 26.7%
Select Plus Agreement: 24.5%
Open Value Subscription (OVS): 33.4%
Service Provider Licensing Agreement (SPLA): 33.4%
Open Agreement (corporate): 7.5%
These changes will affect different organisations in different ways. If you are looking at new Microsoft technologies or renewing your licenses, Northdoor can work with you to find the best course of action for your business.