Course 55071-A: Microsoft Software Asset Manager

This two-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge about managing their Microsoft Licenses (Assets) in a more efficient way while ensuring their compliance. The course is designed to help students shape their IT processes to enable efficient and secure usage and deployment of Microsoft Software in compliance with Microsoft Licensing Terms and Conditions. Students gather a profound understanding of Microsoft Licensing Rights, learn how to train their employees and IT personnel to adhere to the relevant Terms and Conditions and  generate awareness of compliance issues throughout their IT infrastructure. Additionally, the course introduces core Microsoft technologies which can support your Software Asset Management (MAP Toolkit). This course helps System Administrators, System Architects and IT Managers decide on how to effectively license their complex IT infrastructures, how to properly deploy Microsoft software and to keep on top of their licensing situation at all times.

Audience profile

This course is intended for IT administrators, IT managers and IT responsibles with either basic or more proficient knowledge of Microsoft Software Licensing who are responsible directly or indirectly for deployment of Software on either clients or complex server infrastructures including virtualized environments.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Ensure transparency of deployment of software in their IT
  • Create or adjust IT-processes to help ensure transparency and compliance
  • Manage their Microsoft Licenses in a more efficient way
  • Handle relevant Microsoft tools for Software Asset Management (MAP Toolkit, SCCM, ..)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with deployment of software or
  • Basic understanding of different licensing terms and conditions

Course outline

Module 1: Effectively License your clients with Microsoft Software

This module introduces main Microsoft Licensing metrics, teaches students where to find the relevant terms and conditions and how to license their client environment with the help of example scenarios.

Lessons

  • Microsoft License Metrics for client software
  • Licensing clients

Lab : License Metrics for Microsoft Client Software

Lab : Keeping Microsoft Client Licensing in balance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Correctly and efficiently license their client environment

Module 2: Effectively License your s...