Tag: software licensing

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MSU IT Council discusses project management, campus licensing, IT assessment

The MSU IT Council met on July 1. Below are the high-level topic summaries from the meeting.

Project management

Kevin Kuss, director of IT Services Project Management Office, gave an overview of the project status reporting system. Kuss will provide regular updates of high-level technology projects at future IT Council meetings. Read Full Article →


MSU finalizes campus license agreements on select software

MSU and IT Services have finalized and expanded some recent campus licensing agreements for:


IT Services now centrally funds and manages a Microsoft Windows 2008 Active Directory infrastructure for units on campus. Read Full Article →


MSU IT Council discusses Office 365 email, active directory, licensing agreements

The MSU IT Council met on June 3.  Below are the high-level topic summaries from the meeting. Read Full Article →

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MSU providing Microsoft software licenses to departments

MSU is providing Microsoft licenses for departmental use under an Enrollment for Education Solution (EES).

A schedule for student use and personal use for faculty and staff of Microsoft Office products will be determined in the future.

Department use

All MSU departments can obtain use licenses on department-owned machines for:

  • Office Pro Plus
  • Office for Mac
  • Windows OS Upgrades
  • Windows Server
  • Exchange Server
  • SharePoint Server
  • Lync Server

Licenses are based on the current version of the software, though it’s possible to downgrade to a previous version. Read Full Article →