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Service Providers and SaaS in 2023 [SPLA, CSP, BYOL]

Service Provider: SPLA hosting, SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS, you may have heard that Microsoft is changing the licensing rules for you. What awaits you in 2023? What do you need to consider?

Presented by Alexander Golev and Daryl Ullman, partners in SAMexpert.

Why should you care? $500,000,000 reasons. This is about how much we have protected in several SPLA Audit Defence exercises.

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ESSENTIAL READING

CSP-Hoster programme explained: https://samexpert.com/csp-hoster/
SPLA Audit Guide: https://samexpert.com/microsoft-spla-audit/
Microsoft SPLA explained: https://samexpert.com/microsoft-spla/

CHAPTERS

00:00 Is Microsoft killing SPLA?
03:33 How can providers make more money in 2023?
06:40 How can SaaS and ISV benefit from Windows 11 BYOL?
10:39 How to use the Windows Server per-VM model properly?
11:59 Are CSPs benefitting more than SPLA providers?
14:05 Is BYOL allowed under "pure" SPLA?
15:55 What is the evidence of a legitimate BYOL?
18:30 Do Authorised Outsourcers need to track BYOL expiration?
19:48 How to react to a Microsoft Audit Letter
23:42 Who conducts SPLA audits?
24:37 When do you have to cover the auditor fees
25:42 What is the biggest opportunity for service providers in 2023?

JOIN US AT THE NEXT LIVE Q&A! WE USUALLY TALK ABOUT

🟡 Migrating Microsoft Licenses to the Cloud at minimal cost and risk
🟡 Microsoft License Management
🟡 Microsoft Negotiations: getting the best deal possible
🟡 What are the main frustrations in Microsoft hosting (SPLA, CSP) business
🟡 Your contractual obligations as a provider
🟡 How can you protect yourselves from non-compliance claims
🟡 The rules of BYOL, or how end-customers may bring their own licenses
🟡 Using volume licenses and CSP for hosting instead of SPLA
🟡 Your compliance obligations (aside from the licenses)
🟡 Internal use of licences (by you)
🟡 The importance of knowing what services you provide
🟡 Inventory and reporting data
🟡 CSP-Hosting & SPLA reporting tools and solutions
🟡 Top ways to maximise your ROI

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

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Do you have doubts about your SPLA and CSP reporting?
Do you want to protect your business from end customers' non-compliance?

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