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When Is Capex Better Than Opex Expenditure? This Is When.

Posted by Discount Licensing on May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

When a 24/7 service provider decided it was time to refresh their Office 2013 Standard, they looked towards the Cloud. Being a subscription, it would be Opex rather than Capex expenditure so would possibly be easier to get approved internally. They had observed that other decision-makers in their industry were making the switch to Microsoft Cloud that led them to think that the Cloud was a more cost-effective option for their 4000 seats.

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Topics: Cloud Software, Perpetual Software Licensing

You Don’t HAVE To Make The Jump To The Cloud – Perpetual Software Has A Lot Of Benefits

Posted by Discount Licensing on Jan 31, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Purchasing pre-owned software is quick and easy, saving you a significant sum of money. We have many satisfied customers across Europe – in fact, as much as 60% of our business takes place around Europe. Opting for pre-owned perpetual software licensing over cloud-based upgrades means you get permanent access to software for a fraction of the original price.

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Topics: Cloud Software, Perpetual Software Licensing

250 Million Microsoft Customer Records Leaked Online

Posted by Discount Licensing on Jan 30, 2020 2:42:24 PM

IT giant Microsoft has been making headlines for the wrong reasons recently, after a new report has revealed that some 250 million of its customer records – spanning 14 years – have been exposed for all to see online without password protection.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software, Cloud Software

Bank of England CIO: ‘Beware of the cloud, beware of vendors’

Posted by Discount Licensing on Jun 18, 2015 2:24:00 PM

Old Lady Grumbles About New Thingy

The Bank of England is loosening up on IT delivery and recruitment, but not its resistance to public cloud.

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Topics: Cloud Software

Don't Move To The Cloud

Posted by Discount Licensing on May 10, 2015 2:28:00 PM

After a few thousand articles on the benefits of cloud computing, it’s hard to imagine what kind of company would resist the lure to move to the cloud.

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Topics: Cloud Software

Commercial ‘Cloud’ Dwarfed by ‘Perpetual’ Software Licence Spend

Posted by Discount Licensing on Mar 12, 2015 2:33:00 PM

Around about the time that Adobe moved its software products 'lock, stock and barrel' over to a subscription based licensing program, we were being bombarded with hyped up ‘Cloud’ stories that proclaimed “Armageddon” for ‘Perpetual / on-Premises’ (we’ll refer to 'Perpetual / on-Premises' as ‘non-Cloud’) software markets by the year 2015 / 2016.

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Topics: Cloud Software

Cloud computing is FAIL and here’s why

Posted by Discount Licensing on Apr 25, 2014 3:06:00 PM

Stick that online service up your SaaS

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Adobe’s spectacular FAIL over the last 48 hours confirmed, rather than revealed, cloud computing to be so unreliable as to be positively dangerous. Cloud computing is shite. It takes over everything you’ve got, then farts in your face and runs away giggling. Find out more here.

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Topics: Cloud Software

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