3 Licensing Questions Answered

21 Nov

Another month and another round of licensing questions answered.  If you have individual licensing questions or would like a second opinion, please email

Does Windows have mobility rights?

No, unless your company is called Microsoft and you have a datacenter called Azure.

My customer has an MSDN subscription.   Can they transfer the licenses over to our datacenter in a shared hardware infrastructure?

See answer to question 1.

Can my customer purchase Windows 10 with Software Assurance and transfer that license into our datacenter?

See answer to question 1.

So what does this mean to you as a service provider?  Like anything else, let’s focus on what you can do and not what can’t.  Azure, Amazon, Rackspace, and all the others are not going away; perhaps it’s time to rethink your market strategy.  What strategy is that?  Well, for starters you are not Azure, Amazon, and Rackspace.  Let’s start there.

Thanks for reading




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