Microsoft Server and Cloud Enrolment (SCE)

Wednesday 14th August 2013

We can confirm the new introduction of the Server and Cloud Enrolment (SCE) under the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement.

How This May Affect Your Organisation

The new Server and Cloud Enrolment (SCE) is due for general availability in November 2013 and will eventually replace the current EAP, ECI and EWA enrolments which are now due before the end of 2013.These changes will affect different organisations in different ways, depending on the current Microsoft technologies deployed and the Licensing Agreements in place. For some, this may be an ideal opportunity to bring forward Microsoft projects and take advantage of the current EAP and ECI, EWA agreements before they retire. For others, it may be a good time to review the benefits of the new SCE due in November 2013.

We Can Help

If you are an existing EAP, ECI, EWA customer and would like to discuss your future options we would urge you to talk to us. If you are looking at new Microsoft technologies including Windows Server, SQL Server, System Center, Visual Studio and Windows Azure or renewing your licenses over the next 12 months, we have over 60 Account Managers with the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) qualification, that can work with you to find the best course of action for your business.More information on the SCE The Server and Cloud Enrolment offers four components as per below and businesses can choose any of these components individually or group them as needed. When choosing any of the first three components, organisations will also have access to Windows Azure at the best pricing available.1. Core Infrastructure• Products : CIS SKUs (Windows Server + System Center)• Requirements : CIS coverage for all Windows Servers2. Application Platform• Products : SQL Server• Requirements : Full Software Assurance (SA) coverage3. Developer Platform• Products : Visual Studio Ultimate and Premium• Requirements : Full Software Assurance (SA) coverage4. Windows Azure• Products : All Windows Azure Cloud Services• Availability : automatically or can be licensed standalone

Key Benefits of Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE):

• 15% discount for new license and Software Assurance (SA) purchases• 5% discount on SA renewals• Management of Windows Azure resources with System Center is included for CIS commitments*• New subscription option available• Full SA benefits for all deployed licenses including new version rights

*Some limitations apply

A quick 10 minute conversation with us could result in the best licensing fit for your organisation, saving time and costs for your business.

Simply speak to your Bytes account manager or call us on 020 8786 1500.

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