Upcoming SHI webinars: Microsoft Exchange 2013, Licensing 101, and Windows Server and System Center 2012

SHI Microsoft Webinar Series

What’s new in Microsoft Exchange 2013, Windows Server 2012, and System Center 2012? Why should you migrate to any of these products, and how do you license them? Which Microsoft Volume Licensing program is the best option for your organization?

Our Microsoft Spring 2013 Webinar Series will provide the answers to these questions and more. Attendees will learn about new and discontinued product features, supported migration scenarios, and the ins and outs of Microsoft licensing, whether in an on-premise, cloud, or hybrid scenario.

Here is SHI’s March schedule of Microsoft webinars:

  • Exchange 2013. Learn how to increase user productivity, keep your organization safe, and maintain the control you want with the newest version of Exchange. When: March 14 at 2 p.m. EDT
  • Licensing 101. Uncover the ins and outs of Microsoft product licensing for applications, systems, servers, and software-as-a-service. When: March 21 at 2 p.m. EDT
  • Managing your server environment with Windows Server and Systems Center 2012. Learn how organizations of all sizes can cloud optimize their IT. When: March 28 at 2 p.m. EDT

Registration for all three events is open now. “Exchange 2013″ takes place this Thursday, so be sure to sign up soon.

As always, if you can’t make it but have questions on any of these products and/or Microsoft licensing in general, drop us a note in the comments section below.

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Is your Microsoft licensing in compliance? A quick reference guide

This is a big week for Microsoft — the Windows 8 launch today, the release of Microsoft Surface tomorrow. Media and techies have been hyping these new products for months, both for their innovation — some are calling Surface the “PC of the future” — and also for the licensing re-haul associated with them.

Caitlin already touched on the licensing changes inherent with Windows 8, so we won’t be going there today. Instead of looking forward, we thought we’d take a quick look back at how Microsoft got here. Below we’ve compiled a handy table recapping the new Microsoft products launched in 2012 and the licensing models associated with each. Let this serve as a quick reference to make sure your software licensing is in compliance. Continue Reading…

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