Microsoft Update November 2016

Microsoft licensing and solution updates for November 2016

  • Resource (Licensing) – Microsoft PowerApps 2016 Licensing Overview: https://goo.gl/F4DS7j
  • Licensing – Microsoft PowerApps General Availability in November 2016 https://goo.gl/yBcSdp
  • Licensing – Microsoft Flow General Availability in November 2016 https://goo.gl/H4tmi8
  • Resource (Licensing) – Compare Features and Plans for Microsoft Flow https://goo.gl/JhSv3i
  • Article – Expect to see curtailment of geo-blocking of cloud services and pricing for new government frameworks https://goo.gl/epdvJM
  • Microsoft News – First Kaspersky, now Salesforce and EU question Microsoft Anti-Competitive behaviour https://goo.gl/6ndv9F
  • Resource – Microsoft launch new technology documentation platform https://goo.gl/NLJ6FJ
  • Microsoft News – Kaspersky calls foul of Microsoft competitive displacement with Win Defender in Windows 10 https://goo.gl/B68Qpm
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Microsoft Teams enters Public Preview https://goo.gl/XBU7sx
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Citrix announce XenDesktop for Windows 10 Citrix position DaaS, Microsoft aim to secure platform: Azure IaaS VDI,  Windows 10 USL BYOL Ref: FutureDecoded 2016
  • Licensing – System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) LTSB does not support the following features  https://goo.gl/1iQcEj 
  • Licensing – Dynamics for Office365 is now generally available from November 2016. Extensibility with PowerApps and Flow https://goo.gl/q6Wovx
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Dynamics for Office365 is now generally available from November 2016. Extensibility with PowerApps and Flow https://goo.gl/q6Wovx
  • Licensing – Dynamics365 added to Microsoft Product Terms November 2016 Ref: https://goo.gl/tiVVVs
  • Licensing – Microsoft Flow added to Microsoft Product Terms November 2016 Ref: https://goo.gl/tiVVVs
  • Licensing – Power Apps added to Microsoft Product Terms November 2016 Ref: https://goo.gl/tiVVVs
  • Licensing – Per Core Licensing Grants and Use Rights removed for Windows Server, System Center, refers customers to October 2016 Product Terms. Ref: Microsoft Product Terms November 2016 https://goo.gl/tiVVVs
  • Licensing – Microsoft Dynamics AX online services, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, Microsoft Dynamics Marketing, Microsoft Social Engagement, and Parature, from Microsoft have been renamed and consolidated under Microsoft Dynamics 365Ref: Microsoft Product Terms November 2016 https://goo.gl/tiVVVs
  • Pricing – The New Customer Azure Monetary Commitment Offer promotion is in effect November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2017. Ref: Microsoft Product Terms November 2016 https://goo.gl/tiVVVs

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