We Told You It’s Always Been About the User (and the Applications)! >I agree!
Without a lot of fanfare, pomp or circumstance, Microsoft made a recent change to its Windows licensing model. Truth be told, it was a significant change. I won’t rehash all the details, as you can read it direct from Microsoft here. The new model is a great thing for VDI as it reinforces the software giant’s new-found support of mobile devices, BYOD and a device-agnostic world. Good for you, Microsoft!
In short, Microsoft has added a per-user licensing option for Windows. Software Assurance (SA) and Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) licensing remain, but the option to employ per-user or per-device licensing provides you with more flexibility to support change—and far less complication to ensure you remain in compliance.
Read the entire aritcle here, We Told You It’s Always Been About the User (and the Applications)!