A guide to Microsoft server licensing for charities

Understanding Microsoft server licensing can be tricky. Each Microsoft server product follows one of four basic licensing models, which you need to know before you start.

To help you make the right choices when you plan your own server implementation, here’s a brief overview of the four server licensing models (and a couple of extra, useful tidbits).

What your charity can learn from the 2016 Lloyds Digital Index

Lloyds recently released a roundup of charities and small businesses digital maturity.

We’ve taken some of the most important bits and given some ways that charities can continue to grow and improve digitally.

E-Signatures and how they can help your charity

DocuSign is a cloud-based company allowing traditionally paper-based processes to be done digitally.

This article runs through the various ways it can help your charity save money, storage space and difficulty, giving you more time to focus on whats truly important to your organisation.

Both a standard and business edition are now available in the tt-exchange catalogue at heavily discounted rates so take a look here if you’re interested in finding out more.

What’s new / different in Adobe Creative Cloud

Some of the benefits of Adobe Creative Cloud compared to the Creative Suite, written especially with charities in mind.

It contains a couple of links to really useful resources for Adobe design software, which should help you design visual media to benefit your organisation.

Upgrade paths for charities moving to Windows 10

Windows 10 is now available worldwide and it’s highly recommended that anyone using an older version of Windows should upgraded sooner than later.

Microsoft have made many upgrades free to the public, so tt-exchange donations might not be the best route for your charity.

To figure out what to do, just decide whether your charity would benefit most from the Pro or Enterprise version, then take a look at the upgrade paths below to work out your best route going forward. Easy!

What’s New in Windows 10

Windows 10 is here! Useful features for end-users include a new Start menu, web browser, personal digital assistant, and more. IT admins will be more (or at least equally) interested in features like Azure Active Directory support and Windows Update for Business.

Below are some of the most important new features for both users and IT professionals in this version of Windows.