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Matt Smith - Senior Enterprise Licensing Specialist

Matt Smith

Matt Smith is a Senior Enterprise Licensing Specialist and Team Lead at Connection with over 15 years of experience in the areas of Licensing Analytics for Microsoft, VMware, and other software manufactures. Matt is a MCP for Microsoft Licensing as well as a VSP for VMware. In his spare time Matt enjoys gardening, golf, bowling, and spending time with his family.

Articles by Matt Smith


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Windows Server 2016 Licensing and Beyond

Microsoft Is Making the Switch to Core-Based Licensing—but What Next?

by Matt Smith | 12.11.15

News just broke from Microsoft regarding some radical changes in how we will license Windows Server when 2016 releases next year. The new licensing model is very similar to the shift to core-based licensing from Proc-based licensing that we saw with SQL Server 2012. For those of you who worked through that, you will have the base knowledge to work from, as this experience will be similar.

Tags:CoresLicensingMicrosoftWindows Server

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Microsoft Project: The Bigger Picture

Take the Pain out of PMM

by Matt Smith | 11.03.15

Project portfolio management (PPM) is nothing new. Businesses have been using it for countless ages to keep track projects, hours, costs–you name it. The advent of the PC saw PPM move to a digital format. And as the workforce became more mobile and distributed, PPM in turn became an even more important part of daily office life.

Tags:MicrosoftMicrosoft Office 365Microsoft ProjectOfficeOffice 365PCProjectProject LiteProject OnlineProject Portfolio Management PPMProject ProProject ServerSharePointSQL