This is an article on licensing every IT professional or manager should be aware off. 


Licensing tips and knowledge from Oostdam.Info in close liaison with CloudEurope.NLThis page will be frequently visited I guess. A bit hidden in this website are some licensing tips, that I want you share with the people who can find this page. Most licensing topics came up during consultancy hours that I do for www.CloudEurope.NL which I'm the owner of, just for the record. Unnecessary to write down that these are not all my advices, but it might get you interested in hiring me in for some consultancy hours on this topic. Just get in touch through the above mentioned website.

On a regularly bases I will update this article with licensing stuff you might me interested in, so,..  come back in a while or keep posted by following me on twitter. Links are in the bottom of this article...  This article is mainly alphabetical by the original product name and if you have a suggestion? Please don't hesitate to contact me so I can publish it here for the community.

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(Visual Studio) Team Foundation Server (2013) Retail 
Did you know that when you use Team Foundation Server (TFS), you actually don't have to count the first 5 user CAL licenses?  You actually start paying The use of Offfice 2013 Professional Plus is included in the Visual Studio licensing and most people are not aware of that!  This is legal for earlier versions of Visual Studio as well.
- Reference: This whitepaper, download it.
- Page       : 24, last paragraph at the bottom.


Visual Studio (2013) ( one of the most expensive MS products )
Did you know that when you use Visual Studio , you actually don't have to buy an Office license for that employee?  The use of Offfice 2013 Professional Plus is included in the Visual Studio licensing and most people are not aware of that!  This is legal for earlier versions of Visual Studio as well.
- Reference: This whitepaper, download it.
- Page       : 15, second chapter from the bottom.



I hope this article was helpful for you, and enjoy working with the Microsoft products!
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