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4 Benefits Of Buying A Microsoft Office 2016 Volume Software Licence Pack

Posted by Noel Unwin on Sep 19, 2018 9:23:02 AM

If you're upgrading the software in your business or simply maintaining compliance, it can be difficult to know the exact scale and level of licences needed to cover all your employees and have room for expansion too. One solution to this is to work with a Microsoft Authorised Reseller for a Microsoft Office for multiple computers licence, which can provide you with the freedom you need to keep your business thriving and your budgets tight.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software, Recycling Software License Assets

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Beware Secondary Software FUD

Posted by Noel Unwin on May 7, 2016 10:16:00 AM

SAM tool vendor Snow Software reports that Adobe has lost a case of reselling secondary software in the USA that has good implications for the US secondary software market. Find out more here.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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Discount-Licensing Ltd Corporate Video - "Recycling Microsoft Software Licensing"

Posted by Noel Unwin on Aug 21, 2015 1:54:00 PM

Check out this video to see what some of our experts have to say about recycling Microsoft software licensing: https://discount-licensing.com/files/Discount-Licensing%20Ltd%20-%20Corporate%20Video.mp4

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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Microsoft case no obstacle to future growth: Discount-Licensing

Posted by Noel Unwin on Oct 23, 2014 2:41:00 PM

A year of consolidation and investment has positioned secondhand supplier for expansion

Surplus software licensing specialist Discount-Licensing has regrouped following a high-profile court settlement with Microsoft and is now on track to reap a 200 per cent expansion in revenue. Find out more here.

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Microsoft must disclose data held in Dublin datacentre, rules US federal judge

Posted by Noel Unwin on Jul 19, 2014 2:50:00 PM

US federal court rules that Microsoft must comply with warrant and hand over customer email data stored in its Dublin cloud datacentre

Privacy and data protection in the cloud suffered a setback on Thursday as the US federal court ruled that Microsoft must comply with the US warrant and hand over customer email data stored in its Dublin cloud datacentre. Find out more here.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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Software licensing: SAP terms and conditions are not above European law

Posted by Noel Unwin on Oct 31, 2013 9:57:00 AM

The district court of Hamburg has ruled against SAP, over its case against a German second-user software license reseller. The court’s decision builds on a 2012 European Court of Justice landmark ruling on second-user software. Find out more here.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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Navigating The Used Software Market

Posted by Noel Unwin on Oct 8, 2013 10:19:00 AM

Savvy European Software Buyers Can Save Up To 50% By Buying And Selling Used Software

After years of wrangling, on July 3, 2012, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) declared that trading in used software programs was legal in the European Union. This landmark decision reaffirmed that enterprises with excess software license capacity can sell off their unused software assets to resellers who can then offer the used software for sale. Since then, businesses across Europe have taken advantage of this burgeoning market. Find out more here.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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The IT industry must come clean on software licensing

Posted by Noel Unwin on Sep 20, 2013 10:33:00 AM

Businesses are accused of software piracy if there is a licence shortfall, but software companies are making it difficult for IT departments to comply.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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Buyer beware: Millions lost from rip-off software licences

Posted by Noel Unwin on Jul 4, 2013 10:46:00 AM

Software buyers are vulnerable to exploitation due to the demise of traditional user groups combined with aggressive sales targets.

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Topics: Second-Hand Software

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Campaign for Clear Licensing Launched

Posted by Noel Unwin on May 15, 2013 10:53:00 AM

The ‘Barium Manifesto’ back in December stated the need to ‘Shake things up’ in the software licensing industry and create an industry regulator.

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