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…

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What are the options for purchasing Microsoft Cloud products?

When buying Microsoft Cloud products or services, it is important to know you have choices. From buying directly from Microsoft to buying from a Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), like Venti Exchange.  Before deciding which option works best for your organization, you need to ask yourself these questions:  What technical resources do we need to drive our digital…

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Buying seat-based offers in Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, and Windows 365

To continue with their digital transformation, Microsoft has created a new commerce experience. In June 2021, we talked about the option of buying Azure services through the Microsoft Customer Agreement. Now, on September 20 2021, Microsoft announced the launch of the next phase, in which seat-based subscriptions (Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform, and Windows 365) will join…