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  • Report Sourcing Microsoft's Secure Productive Enterprise

    Which Companies Should Embrace This Comprehensive Suite And Which Should Buy À La Carte
    May 19, 2017 | Duncan Jones

    Microsoft's product strategies and licensing programs change so frequently that the optimum strategy for your organization now may be very different from what was best two or three years ago. This...

  • Report Brief: Should You Renew Your Enterprise Agreement For Microsoft Office?

    Analyzing The New Decision Criteria That Should Drive Your Microsoft Licensing Strategy
    May 31, 2016 | Duncan Jones

    Sourcing leaders considering renewing a Microsoft enterprise agreement (EA) face a very different decision to the one they made three years ago. Significant changes to Microsoft licensing, in line...

  • Report Four Questions That Should Guide Your Microsoft Strategy

    Transitioning To Cloud-Based Subscription Models Provides A Unique Opportunity To Realign Your Commercial And Adoption Strategies
    April 24, 2015 | Duncan Jones

    Do you think that you understand Microsoft from previous dealings with the company? Think again. Microsoft's ongoing strategic transformation has significant implications for any technology...

  • Report Brief: Rethink Your Microsoft Licensing Strategy

    Microsoft's Office 365 ProPlus Subscription Product Fundamentally Changes Enterprises' Software Assurance Decision
    June 11, 2014 | Duncan Jones

    Sourcing professionals who are considering renewing or signing a Microsoft enterprise agreement (EA) in the next few months need to re-evaluate their plans, now that Microsoft has fundamentally...

  • Webinar Office 365 Should Trigger A Rethink Of Your Microsoft Licensing Strategy

    April 3, 2014 | Duncan Jones

    Any sourcing professionals who have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) coming due for renewal in the next 12 months should be re-evaluating the EA’s value proposition in light of Microsoft...

  • Report Let's Clear Up The "Indirect Access" Mess

    Systems Of Engagement Will Cause Unexpected Software Costs Unless Buyers Take Action To Clarify Their License Agreements
    November 8, 2013 | Duncan Jones

    Forrester sees an increase in questions from clients about licensing disputes caused by so called "indirect access" scenarios. In these cases, software sales teams have told clients that they are...

  • Report Software Audits: The Pain, The Shame, And The Gain

    If You Haven't Been Audited Yet, Chances Are You Will Be Soon — So Be Prepared
    August 29, 2013 | Mark Bartrick

    Forrester sees a growing list of clients that find themselves forced to pay out for noncompliance. It seems that software audits are causing increasing pain as organizations struggle to keep...

  • Webinar Use Forrester's SaaS Capabilities Maturity Assessment: How To Determine Fit And Readiness For Adopting Cloud Solutions

    April 16, 2013 | William Band, Liz Herbert

    Enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) usage is proliferating across categories as companies see benefits such as business agility, rapid time-to-value, and pay-as-you-go pricing models. But...

  • Report Evaluating Microsoft's Software Assurance

    Are You Making The Most Of The Benefits On Offer?
    April 8, 2013 | Mark Bartrick

    Whether acquired via the Microsoft Select Plus agreement or Enterprise Agreement (EA), many organizations have signed up to the Microsoft Software Assurance (SA) program, but time and again we find...

  • Webinar Get Better Software Deals By Aligning Your Sourcing Strategy And Commercial Approach

    February 28, 2013 | Duncan Jones

    This webinar outlines how Sourcing & Vendor Management (SVM) executives can implement Forrester's strategic software sourcing model. Our research has shown that transactional procurement is...

  • Report Navigating The Microsoft Services Landscape

    Trends And Tradeoffs Of Leading Microsoft Services Players
    November 2, 2012 | Liz Herbert

    Microsoft technologies span a wide range of products and services, including enterprise applications such as Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM; desktop and collaboration applications such as Office,...

  • Report Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Licensing Changes — What You Need To Know

    Repackaging And The Move From Per-Processor To Per-Core Licensing Will Affect The Way Your Organization Uses SQL Server
    August 29, 2012 | Duncan Jones, Mark Bartrick

    Microsoft's recent announcements will affect the way your organization licenses its SQL Server product and what you have to pay to use it. To prepare for these changes, sourcing and vendor...

  • Report How To Negotiate A Better Microsoft Office 365 Deal

    Concentrate On Who You Are Buying For And How You Want To Buy
    July 12, 2012 | Mark Bartrick

    As many businesses are now evaluating moving their Microsoft Office applications online and into the cloud as a way of reducing infrastructure and staffing costs, sourcing and vendor management...

  • Webinar Microsoft Office 365

    May 17, 2012 | Mark Bartrick

    Microsoft just dropped the price of its much-hyped cloud solution Office 365. It would seem that selling it is not proving as easy as Microsoft had hoped. In this Webinar, we review what Office 365...

  • Webinar Surviving A Software License Audit

    February 27, 2012 | Clarence Villanueva, Mark Bartrick

    Just when you thought you had mapped out your Sourcing & Vendor Management activity for 2012, along comes one of your key software suppliers with a request to do an audit of your software...

  • Report Consider These Five Criteria When Choosing A Microsoft Volume Licensing Program

    Key Factors When Evaluating Enterprise Agreements Against Alternatives
    May 24, 2011 | Duncan Jones

    Selecting the right Microsoft volume licensing program is a major decision for IT sourcing and vendor management executives and it gets more complicated every year. This report analyzes the key...

  • Report Five New Microsoft Licensing Twists That Every IT Buyer Should Know

    Buyers May Need To Refine Their Microsoft Licensing And Adoption Strategies
    July 9, 2010 | Duncan Jones, Christopher Voce

    Forrester has studied Microsoft's recent pricing and licensing changes and found several that could have profound implications for enterprise IT departments, including price increases and...

  • Report Take A Fresh Look At Microsoft's Subscription Program

    Recent Price Cuts Could Make It Sourcing Managers' Best Licensing Option
    January 14, 2010 | Duncan Jones

    Many enterprises are considering upgrading to new Microsoft products, but they lack the capital budget and are worried about the double impact of software depreciation and Software Assurance (SA)...