• HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 Server + Microsoft Windows Server Foundation [CCEN]
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    HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 Server + Microsoft Windows Server Foundation [CCEN]

    Hi, I’m Travis Newton HPE America’s ML category manager. Have you been looking for an SMB solution that can jump-start collaboration, data protection and provide security to a small business, that’s less than one thousand dollars? Well look no further! The HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 server smart buy price starts at around three hundred dollars. Add Microsoft Windows Server Foundation edition with an ILP of $249, add some hard drives and you’re at an investment of less than one thousand dollars. The ML10 Gen9 server has been purpose built with low acquisition costs and server level performance. Some standard features you would need to know: number one, the processor. The…

  • Should Windows Server 2008 Users Migrate to Azure Cloud or Upgrade to Windows Server 2019?
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    Should Windows Server 2008 Users Migrate to Azure Cloud or Upgrade to Windows Server 2019?

    20,000,000 Servers worldwide are still running Windows Server 2008, and there’s a deadline that’s getting dangerously close. Support ends for Windows Server 2008 on January 14th 2020. So customers are facing some big decisions and weighing the various options. Option #1: Do nothing. Delete every email from Microsoft. That’s tempting, but not wise. 3rd Party app vendors can’t fix bugs if the underlying operating system is no longer supported. So most ISV’s will drop support for 2008 once Microsoft drops support in January. If your applications stop working, and you can’t get support, that’s a big problem. But there’s another problem that could actually cripple your organization… These old systems…

  • Windows Server 2019 Standard vs. Datacenter Licensing on HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers [CCEN]
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    Windows Server 2019 Standard vs. Datacenter Licensing on HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers [CCEN]

    When your customers are considering upgrading to Windows Server 2019, they may have some questions about which version is best for them: is it best to choose Windows Server 2019 Standard or Windows Server 2019 Datacenter? Hi, I’m Thomas Trotter, an Inside Sales Representative for HPE. Welcome to another Coffee Coaching video. Let’s say you’re talking to a small or midsize customer whose IT needs are growing. They may require advanced features, support for remote offices, and some virtualization. They might be in the market for an HPE ProLiant Gen10 server such as the ML110, ML350, DL360 or DL380. For these customers, Windows Server 2019 Standard may be a good…

  • HPE Windows Server Core Licensing Calculator: Demo
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    HPE Windows Server Core Licensing Calculator: Demo

    Hello. Welcome to the Coffee Coaching video series. Today, we’re going to walk through the HPE Windows Server 2016 Core Licensing Calculator, a useful, and easy to use, tool that can help you retain economic control for IT licensing for your business. Core-Based Licensing was introduced with Windows Server 2016 to better enable cloud environments, improve workload portability for Windows Server, and help remove friction across different licensing models. With this new licensing model, licenses are based on the total number of cores on the physical server. Since costs are dependent on the number of cores the processors have, it’s best to make sure you know just how many licenses…

  • Windows Server 2019 Essentials on HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers is Ideal for SMBs [CCEN]
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    Windows Server 2019 Essentials on HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers is Ideal for SMBs [CCEN]

    In today’s digital world, small to midsize businesses have more sophisticated IT needs than ever before. Learn why Windows Server 2019 Essentials on HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers can be an ideal solution for them. Hi, I’m Melody Vo, an Inside Sales Representative for HPE. In an ever evolving world, SMBs are finding they need solutions that are hybrid ready, to help them take advantage of next-generation applications. They need solutions that secure data, both on-and off-premises. And of course, these solutions still need to be easy to manage and affordable. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft have what SMBs need to succeed! First, Windows Server 2019 Essentials is designed to be…

  • Understanding Windows Server Client Access Licenses (CALs)
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    Understanding Windows Server Client Access Licenses (CALs)

    Stay current with license compliance and regulations with Client Access Licenses, or CALs. CALs are used in conjunction with Microsoft Windows Server software licenses to grant access to Microsoft Windows Server software and let users or devices utilize the solutions. They are available in packs of 1, 5, 10, or 50 at the time of the server purchase or down the road, when your company starts to grow. It is easy to confuse Microsoft Client Access Licenses and Microsoft Windows server licenses but they are not the same. When a customer purchases a Windows Server license, they receive a license that allows them to install the operating system onto the…

  • Understanding HPE Reseller Option Kit (ROK) Licensing for Windows Server
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    Understanding HPE Reseller Option Kit (ROK) Licensing for Windows Server

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers Microsoft Windows Server OEM licenses in a variety of ways that make it easy for you to access the infrastructure that matches your needs and budget. To ensure customers purchase the right HPE ProLiant server with the right Microsoft Windows Server editions, HPE offers the OEM Microsoft Reseller Option Kit, or ROK, that delivers value pricing, flexible choices, one stop ordering, and single source support, through our reseller partners. Now, you can be more productive and expand the value of your existing investments, while your business keeps running smoothly. Hewlett Packard Enterprise resellers can preinstall the Windows Server operating system you choose to deliver a solution…

  • Windows Server 2016 & Windows Server 2019 Core Based Licensing Explained!
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    Windows Server 2016 & Windows Server 2019 Core Based Licensing Explained!

    Retain economic control over IT licensing for your business with Windows Server 2016 core based licensing. Core based licensing was introduced with Windows Server 2016 to better enable multi cloud environments, improve workload portability for Windows Server. and help remove friction across different licensing models. Built to let you use what you need, and pay only for what you use, core based licensing helps to align licensing cost with the capability and performance level provided by the number of cores present in your servers processors. The HPE licensing calculator helps you figure out licensing needs without trial and error or surplus spending. There are three core based licensing requirements that…

  • Windows Server 2019 Licensing: Frequently Asked Questions
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    Windows Server 2019 Licensing: Frequently Asked Questions

    With the release of Windows Server 2019, your customers are going to have questions about which version is best for them. Today, I will answer six of the most frequently asked Windows Server 2019 questions Hi, I’m Jennifer Colangelo, with HPE. Today, I’m going to answer some frequently asked questions about Windows Server 2019. What licensing model does Windows Server 2019 follow? .Windows Server 2019 Standard and Windows Server 2019 Datacenter follow core- based licensing, with a minimum of 8 cores per processor and 16 cores per server. Windows Server 2019 Essentials utilizes a processor based licensing model that also does not require Client Access Licenses (or CALs) but more…

  • Downgrade and Down-Edition Rights for HPE OEM Windows Server Licensing [CCEN]
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    Downgrade and Down-Edition Rights for HPE OEM Windows Server Licensing [CCEN]

    Ever wonder about Downgrade and Down-edition rights when it comes to Windows Server licensing from HPE? Both can simplify application migration and support legacy business applications. Let’s learn more about how Hewlett Packard Enterprise can help you with both. Hi, my name is Rob East. Today, I want to explain downgrade and down-edition rights available for Windows Server licensing from HPE. Let’s start with some definitions that may be confusing: Downgrade rights are the rights to use an earlier version of the software in place of the version that was licensed. (Windows Server 2016 in place of Windows Server 2019 for example) Down-Editions rights are a little different, they are…