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SAM Strategy Support Thoughts

Ula exit : what to consider?

To better understand the stake of ULA exit, we actually first need to understand what happens when we enter into ULA, and why we enter into ULA. In many cases, the SW Publisher is putting a high pressure on the customer (e.g. during an audit), and one manner to sort out from this situation is […]

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SAM Strategy Thoughts

ByoL into AWS & Azure: Room for savings or new trap?

Our customers have often asked us if they could use their licenses into the Cloud, and whether it was a real manner to optimize the spend, or just a non sense. To make a long story short, our answer is YES; keep as a quick answer that Bring your own Licenses into the Clouds is […]

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SAM Strategy Thoughts

Microsoft ESU – what’s the deal?

Following the end of support for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 on July 9, 2019, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 also reached the end of support on January 14, 2020. What does this mean and what are the alternatives? Microsoft’s support policy states that products have a 10-year lifecycle during which they will provide support. These 10 […]

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Thoughts

Best Wishes for 2020

Hard work is part of our mindset and customer satisfaction our best reward. That’s why we have been very happy to launch SamBox.io in 2019, and we have exciting plans for 2020. We do thank our customers for the support they have provided to us so far, and will be looking forward to meeting them […]

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Market news Marketing SAM Strategy Thoughts

Who is SamBox.io for ?

This is direct question for those who might want to know more about our positioning, and more globally to compare our tool to other tools in the market. Let’s figure it out, positionning is close to strategy, and what we strongly believe on. So let me provide an answer in 3 sections. Where do we […]

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SAM Strategy Thoughts

Already +3 000 licensing positions!

That’s it! I am happy to share that we have just run over +3 000 licensing positions! So many snapshots since the first use of our compliance engine. Let’s assume that SamBox.io computes in ~5 min what usually require dozens of hours at least if done manually… without even the same level of reliability & […]

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Feature Thoughts

Licensing optimization – Stake of dynamic optimized license assignment

When it comes to license position establishement, we can sometimes hear that licensing is a matter of “interpretation”, and there is not one single true “licensing position”. Well, I must say that I do not necessarily share such starting assumptions, even though I definitely end up with same outcomes. Let me explain: Having multiple interpretations […]