Microsoft recently announced changes to their commercial pricing for Microsoft 365 — the first “substantive pricing update” since launching Office 365 a decade ago.
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AmyKelly Petruzzella is a marketing executive who focuses on Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, and Active Directory trends, challenges, and business outcomes for enterprises. Over the years, AmyKelly regularly engages with Gartner industry analysts, and she has been recognized several times for Top 50 Microsoft Marketing Excellence. She is a frequent speaker and blogger and an industry veteran who advocates for women in technology.
It is that time a year, and planning and budgeting season for next fiscal year is upon us! Trust us, we cannot believe it either. Right about now many of us are coming off personal holidays and are carving out time on our calendars to start the process. One planning area in particular that can be a challenge for many organizations is Microsoft 365 license management. In the hopes of helping you navigate this hot topic, there are a few important factors you need to keep in mind that will hopefully make 2022 a successful and profitable year for your organization!
Microsoft Office 365 provides numerous ways to substantially boost productivity while considerably lowering hardware and software costs for enterprises. However, according to Gartner, many organizations are wasting enormous amounts of their budget investments on unused licenses.
New to Office 365? Or maybe you just cleaned up your environment and you’re looking to keep it that way?
If you’re coming up on your EA, you might be scrambling to accurately forecast your Office 365 licensing needs.
Unfortunately, with E3s, F1s, add-ons, and more, it can be tricky business to accurately determine your licensing needs without the proper Office 365 license management solution in place.
Not to worry, all hope is not lost! There are 5 things you can do to make forecasting your Office 365 license needs that much easier.
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