Customer Access Under Microsoft MSDN Developer Licenses

Rob Scott  Comments (0)
Microsoft’s MSDN subscription licenses often create license compliance problems.  These problems arise because it is extremely easy to over deploy Microsoft software using MSDN media because it includes a vast array of Microsoft products with...

SQL Server Licensing Strategies for SPLA

Christopher Barnett  Comments (0)
Licensing Microsoft server products in any environment can be a challenging undertaking, given the complexity of some of Microsoft’s licensing rules. However, licensing Microsoft products for commercial hosting environments under a Services Provider License Agreement...

Microsoft SPLA Audit Look-Back Periods

Christopher Barnett  Comments (0)
In a typical Microsoft audit of software licensed under perpetual licenses, the auditors usually will compare installations of Microsoft products against licenses owned, and Microsoft will require the audited business to purchase additional licenses required...