Date: 
November 25, 2015
Author: 
Tomás O'Leary
Date: 
11.25.2015
Author: 
Tomás O'Leary

This was originally posted on clearlicensing.org

The purpose of this paper is to highlight key discussion points for further dialogue with Microsoft on behalf of the Campaign for Clear Licensing.

This paper collates the feedback from over 100 worldwide Microsoft customers on their concerns and challenges with software licensing.

Executive summary

This paper collates the feedback from over 100 worldwide Microsoft customers on their concerns and challenges with software licensing and recommends five recommendations for positive change.

Key issues with Microsoft Licensing are tracking, licensing complexity, bundling and transitioning to new license models. The five recommendations to Microsoft include clear measurement metrics, audit clarity, a knowledgebase and communications plan..... Continue reading. 

White paper is available here.

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