Gartner Research

Minimize Windows Licensing Costs for BYOD Outside of EA

Published: 16 September 2013

ID: G00254028

Analyst(s): Michael Silver

Summary

BYOD programs are user-centric, but Microsoft's licensing is still very much device-centric. IT leaders must understand the licensing implications of their architectural choices to ensure economic viability of the project.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Understand Licensing Costs Before Deciding How to Provide Resources to BYOD
  • Balancing Licensing Cost With Asset Tracking Complexity
  • Questions That May Need To Be Answered

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