Tag: Licensing

How education customers can use licence mobility with Dynamics CRM

Last year, I wrote about changes in our licensing, which introduced Licence Mobility, which arrived last July. This gave customers much more flexibility in their decisions about deploying applications on-premise, and in shared data centres in the cloud – both Microsoft datacentres and those run by our partners. For example, you can now use their licences to run key... Read more

Creative Commons add-in for Office – free software for teachers in February

Some Free February Appy-ness with a new piece of free software for teachers from Microsoft every day in February. Many of these items are unknown heroes, but they all share two things in common: 1) They are useful for teachers or students and 2) they are free. Creative Commons add-in for Office If you want to share your lesson plans or curriculum with other people, one of the... Read more

Briefing for Education Partners in Sydney on Wednesday 30th November

If you’re Sydney-based, and working for a Microsoft partner, then I’m hoping that you’re planning to come down to The Big Picture partner day this Wednesday, at the Sydney Convention centre at Darling Harbour. Although you can drop it at any time during the day, I’m hosting a specific briefing session for our education partners at 11:15-11:45am. Education Partner... Read more

Incentive programme for Microsoft education partners in Australia – EEScore

Since we launched the new Microsoft licensing programmes for education earlier this year, with their snappy names of EES (Enrolment for Education Solutions) and OVS-ES (Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions), we’ve had good feedback on how they have radically simplified licensing for our education customers. I was in Melbourne speaking at an event a couple of weeks... Read more

The Education Sessions at Australia Partner Conference – Part Eight

This is part eight of a series, covering the Education sessions at the Microsoft Australia Partner Conference. Start at part one (The Microsoft Australia Education Team) here... How Microsoft Academic licensing helps Microsoft partners One of the questions that new partners often ask is “How does your licensing work in education?”. When they sell software... Read more