Comparison of Microsoft Power BI service plans

powerBI

Introduction Power BI is a cloud-based suite of business analytics tools that lets anyone connect to, visualize, and analyze data with greater speed, efficiency, and understanding. It connects users to a broad range of live data through easy-to-use dashboards, provides AI-infused automated insights, embedded and interactive reports, and delivers compelling visualizations that bring data big … Read more

Windows licensing options for cloud service providers

microsoft windows licensing

Open licensing The Open licensing scheme provides an one-off purchase of Windows Server licenses and the customer must buy the Software Assurance (SA) maintenance contract separately on additional cost. The SA is optional but if the customer changes their mind in the future and wish to buy SA at a later point in time, they … Read more

Microsoft RDS licensing demystified

Microsoft RDS licensing

Overview Love it or hate it, Remote Desktop Licensing (RD Licensing) remains a core responsibility for IT admins to maintain operational efficiency and legal compliance for any given Remote Desktop infrastructure. For many years however this subject matter has remained a source of misinterpretation amongst both customers and Microsoft engineers alike, fuelling the publication of … Read more

Cloudyn Azure Cost Management

Azure Cost Management licensed by Cloudyn, a Microsoft subsidiary, allows you to track cloud usage and expenditures for your Azure resources and other cloud providers including AWS and Google. Easy-to-understand dashboard reports help with cost allocation and showbacks/chargebacks as well. Cost Management helps optimize your cloud spending by identifying underutilized resources that you can then … Read more