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Changes are Coming to the Way you Buy Microsoft Azure

Did the hairs on your arms just stand up, or maybe you suddenly feel a headache coming on? Yes, we hear you, “Another Microsoft Licensing change?!” We are here to help reduce the confusion.   On January 10th, 2019, Microsoft announced a new Licensing agreement specifically for procuring Azure – Microsoft Customer Agreement.  This new …

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Windows Server and SQL Server Licensing Now Available for CSP

Did you know: Subscription offers of Windows Server and SQL Server licensing are now available for CSP. With the end of support coming for both Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008, customers are encouraged to start planning for the future of their server. There are currently two available options: upgrade all current …

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COMPAREX Launches SAM2GO NextGen

COMPAREX launches SAM2GO NextGen, a New SAM solution focused on optimizing the management of SaaS- and cloud-based applications   According to Gartner, SaaS will reach 45% of total application software spending by 2021 As more organizations take a hybrid or cloud-first approach to licensing, SAM practices must evolve to effectively monitor and optimize the increase …

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What is SAM – and why do most consider it a Bad Word?

Part 1: What is SAM – and why do most consider it a Bad Word? Written by Peter Barontseff; National Account Director, SAM Division, COMPAREX Canada   Software Asset Management is commonly insinuated as Vendor Auditing of Software. It is seen as a very negative and costly experience. For most, SAM is referred to as …

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The Countdown is on!

Less than 1 Year until SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 are End of Support   End of support is coming for two commonly deployed Microsoft server products. Now is the ideal time to upgrade, modernize and transform to current versions of SQL Server, Windows Server and Azure services for more security, performance and innovation. …

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COMPAREX signs Global Partnership Agreement with Snow Software

Alliance to offer organizations combined excellence in SAM solutions and know-how Thomas Reich (CEO COMPAREX), Axel Kling (CEO Snow Software) and Marc Betgem (CSO COMPAREX)   Leipzig, GERMANY. 13 September, 2018 COMPAREX, a global IT service provider and one of the leading SAM specialists in the world today announced a global partnership with Snow Software …

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