Comsoft News.

Bechtle shapes new IT systems integrator in Switzerland

Bechtle Steffen Schweiz AG, Bechtle Steffen Suisse SA, Comsoft direct AG and Bechtle Steffen IT Services shall be consolidated under Bechtle Schweiz AG and the Bechtle logo from 1 January 2020.

Discontinuation of Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business online services will be discontinued on 31 July 2021..

The Microsoft Cloud in Switzerland is up and running with two datacenters in the Zurich and Geneva regions

Microsoft has opened its Geneva and Zurich cloud data centres for business. Coupling geo-redundancy and data residency in Switzerland, the twin sites take data security and control up a notch.

VMworld 2019

Until 30 August 2019, get a 60% special discount and secure a ticket for a one-off price of just EUR 737.50.

Bechtle recognised as top international partner by Microsoft

Inspire, Microsoft’s global partner conference in Las Vegas, was a double-barrelled success for Bechtle: Microsoft 365 + Surface Partner of the Year (worldwide) and Surface Partner of the Year (EMEA).

Windows 7 & Office 2010 – End of support for your company.

Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 will be coming to an end on 14 January 2020 and 13 October 2010 respectively.

Microsoft data centre in Switzerland.

Microsoft is to open two FINMA-compliant data centres this year in Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland.

Announcement of discontinuation: Skype for Business Online Plan 2 Standalone.

From 01/07/2019, the Standalone SKU for Skype for Business Online Plan 2 will no longer be available for either new or existing customers.

Updates to Adobe’s downgrade guidelines.

Using older versions of Creative Cloud or packages that include these versions are no longer covered by your licence.

SAM Cybersecurity Engagement.

With a SAM Cybersecurity Assessment, you get a comprehensive analysis of your cyber security infrastructure, current software and also licences.

Adobe EDU multi-user device licences - Shared Device Licensing (SDL).

With device licences being changed to multi-user licences (shared device licensing), users who would like to use Adobe software on a shared device need to create an Adobe ID.

Bechtle receives EMEA award from VMware.

Bechtle receives the EMEA Award from VMware.

SAM Cloud Productivity Engagement

The Software Asset Management (SAM) Cloud Productivity Engagement makes your switch to the cloud easy. Moreover, it reduces any risks by delivering a comprehensive analysis of your desktop and end user productivity tools, ensuring your environment is ready for the migration to the cloud.

Oracle Java Update

Following Oracle’s announcement that Java 8 updates would no longer be available free of charge to commercial customers from February 2019, the 8u211 update and 8u212 patch set update will be released on 16 April 2019.

Sophos Intercept X mit EDR & Deep Learning

Sophos Intercept X with EDR & Deep Learning: Built-in expertise to help you answer the tough questions about security incidents.

Veeam Licensing Update

Veeam licence update 9.5 – new: Veeam Instance Licensing, where it's the workload, rather than the product that’s licensed.

Adobe Shared Device Licensing Assets

The most important documents and links on Adobe Shared Device Licensing for schools such as FAQs, data sheets, and enrolment guides.

Adobe Shared Device Licensing

Adobe is set to introduce multi-user device licences for all Adobe Education customers in 2019, allowing software to be installed on a second device.

Adobe EDU Price Increase February

From February 2019, there will be changes to the prices for Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions which will affect Acrobat DC, Creative Cloud and Captivate in the VIP (Value Incentive Plan) model.

Sophos Phish Threat

The Sophos Phish Threat Attack simulator and training solution support IT specialists in increasing end user awareness of security.

Act now – Adobe to raise prices from February

Over the past few years, Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions have been expanded by countless new services that are hard to imagine doing without today. For this reason, there will be some price adjustments which will come into force from February and which will affect Acrobat DC, Creative Cloud and Captivate in the VIP (Value Incentive Plan) model.

Leadership line-up changes

Since the start of the year, Hanspeter Oeschger has been responsible for the overarching strategic and operative alignment of Bechtle’s Swiss systems integrators.

Update Adobe MAX 2018

Udpate Adobe Max 2018

Adobe Acrobat DC neuer Release

Java SE 8

Adobe Creative Cloud für Unternehmen

Einbindung Adobe in Office 365

Oracle Java SE 8

End-of-life support for Java SE 8.

Sophos Intercept X

Adobe Acrobat

Microsoft Prüfung 705

Veränderungen im Microsoft Pricing

Adobe Enterprise Offering

Adobe Enterprise Offering provides the entire range of Adobe products and services in one. In addition, you'll benefit from maximum security and control helping you to meet your business’s IT challenges.