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Neil Lomax

Neil Lomax

President - North America, Global Sales

Expert Opinion on Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider Program and the New Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA)

June 12, 2019

A few days ago, Microsoft provided more details on their plans to revise their Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program and a perspective on how to better support the purchasing of their offerings. As one of Microsoft’s leading partners, and a major partner of Azure and managed services, we embrace the direction they are taking. We want […]

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Microsoft Changes Their Minimum Enterprise Agreement (EA) Seat Count

January 14, 2016

Microsoft has made another bold move in its journey to simplify the customer’s experience with purchasing, licensing, and subscribing to Microsoft products and technology. As of July 1, 2016, the minimum commitment to the Enterprise Agreement (EA) program will be raised from 250 users/devices to 500 users/devices. Why is Microsoft making yet another drastic change […]

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The Death of the Microsoft Select Plus Agreement – Who Should You Contact for Help?

April 22, 2015

With the end of the Select Plus agreement looming ever closer, Microsoft has been actively engaging with ALL commercial Select Plus customers advising them to contact their licensing partner regarding the retirement of Select Plus. As of July 1, 2015, Microsoft will no longer offer new commercial Select Plus agreements, but customers can continue to […]

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Retirement of Microsoft Select Plus – What Are Your Options?

February 6, 2015

As of July 1, 2015, the Microsoft Select Plus agreement will be retired. Existing Select Plus customers can continue purchasing new products and renewing Software Assurance through their Select Plus agreement for one more year, but after July 1, 2016 no SA can be renewed and all Select Plus purchases will cease after the customer’s […]

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