Microsoft Licensing Billing: View your payment and billing history blogpost header by Venti Exchange

Microsoft Licensing Billing: View your payment and billing history

Today we will talk about two options for viewing your Microsoft licensing billing history and current bills/payments. The first option is for when you have your licenses directly with Microsoft, and it is through the Microsoft 365 Admin Center.  *Note: You need to be a global or billing admin to view your billing statement for…

Updates in Software Assurance and new terms to support hosted solutions blogpost header by Venti Exchange

Updates in Software Assurance and new terms to support hosted solutions

In May 2022, Microsoft’s President and Vice Chair Brad Smith announced important changes to Microsoft’s outsourcing and hosting terms. These changes were thought to help customers work with partners more easily, to receive the licenses and subscriptions needed for access to complex, hosted solutions, like desktop solutions.  In 2019, Microsoft updated their licensing terms for…

Venti Exchange Client Portal: Self-manage your Microsoft Licenses

Venti Exchange C3 Portal is an advanced client portal that allows our customers to submit support tickets, project reports, self-managed billing, and more. Here you can manage your Microsoft 365 subscriptions or any other Microsoft licenses you have purchased with Venti Exchange.  Sign-in from ventiexchange.com by clicking on the Portal Login button that is located…

5 differences between the CSP program and Microsoft Volume Licensing

5 differences between the CSP Program and Microsoft Volume Licensing

When it comes to licensing Microsoft technologies, customers have two options: Microsoft Volume Licensing or the Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) program. Lately, more and more businesses worldwide have been transitioning to the CSP program. However, there are certain things one should have in mind before making this decision. Therefore, today we want to talk about…

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Volume Licensing: Benefits of Microsoft Software Assurance

Microsoft Software Assurance (SA) for Volume Licensing includes a wide range of benefits for Microsoft software and services. It helps boost organizational productivity by providing 24/7 technical support, some exclusive rights/technologies, and the latest Microsoft software releases without the need to re-purchase the software.  Microsoft Software Assurance Benefits  The benefits this program can bring to…

Caution: Fake Windows 11 downloads distribute Vidar malware blogpost header by Venti Exchange

Caution: Fake Windows 11 downloads distribute Vidar malware

In April 2022, ThreatLabz shared with the public a critical finding. Several newly registered domains were created by a threat actor to simulate the official Microsoft Windows 11 OS download portal.  Said domains were distributing malicious ISO files that contained samples of the VIDAR info-stealer malware.  Source: Zscaler These malware samples use an infrastructure obtained…