Will GDPR drive Cloud adoption?

Ever wanted to read a post on GDPR with a Star Wars reference? Well look no further, these are the droids you’re looking for.

Yesterday I attended Microsoft Airlift on Security. All in all it was a great event with a mix of general discussion around privacy, information management and security solutions. Even though there was a natural bias toward looking at all these issues from a provider perspective, most of my take-away’s came from the more general discussions around GDPR.Read More »

Harness the Potential of a Hybrid Cloud Agreement Strategy

First there was software and then there was cloud. However, only fairly recently it seems, has the realization sunk in that for most organizations it’s not a question of either or, but rather finding the best mix to support and develop the business. A foundation for a sustainable hybrid IT-strategy is a well thought-out hybrid agreement structure. When it comes to Microsoft you can of course mix software and cloud within the same licensing agreement, but mixing EA (Enterprise Agreement) and CSP (Cloud Solution Provider) licensing enables a more flexible hybrid framework. Based on an EA for line-of-business servers and applications while utilizing the flexibility of CSP user/consumption-based services for productivity tools can help you minimize risk and maximize flexibility.

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Who is SAM?

In my daily work I meet many customers and the other day I was asked “SAM, who is that?” As responsible for your companies’ software assets you are working daily with SAM questions, maybe without knowing it and perhaps making SAM too complicated.

SAM is all about why and how we manage and take care of our software and licenses, often complex questions to handle but also many basic tasks to perform.Read More »