Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft announcement’

The latest Microsoft Azure Cloud Agreement and Azure Service Provision Options for CSPs

Friday, March 8th, 2019

The new announcement from Microsoft is here: this March, customers will be buying Azure services directly from Microsoft along with certain third-party products in Azure Marketplace through a Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA). Not publicized much, Microsoft has taken time to make the change announcement go viral before it is finally implemented this month.

The latest Customer Agreement

The idea behind these changes in agreement is to replace Enterprise Agreements and the Azure Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE). These are two currently active Agreements to purchase Azure services. But the change in agreement is not going to affect the service delivery. “Modern Commerce” is Microsoft modernized vision to simplify Azure pricing and purchasing options.

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The all new Microsoft Skype for Business 2019 Announced

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

According to the latest news by a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Microsoft is seriously considering to add a Standard Edition to its Skype for Business Server 2019 about to released towards the end of this year. There is much anticipation about the offerings Microsoft has planned for its Skype4B users. With features like Hybrid Modern Authentication support for all user located anywhere in the world, improved WebRTC support that makes web meeting a better experience for customers and making the SfB Server 2019 based on a version of a cloud based code of Skype for Business Online, Skype for Business 2019 sure looks promising, let’s have a deeper look at some other features the product has to offer.

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