Virtualization and cloud technologies are present topics of today´s IT environment. A variety of producers, offers diverse solutions of virtualized infrastructures or hosted cloud platforms. Here, the switchover respectively the connection between those environments plays an important role. Despite the technical possibilities and views on the possible solutions, it is also important to keep an eye on the correct licensing. In this context, there arise important questions such as: What has to be taken into consideration when it comes to the usage of virtualized systems? What effects does a technology switchover or a mixed operation mode have on my licensing model? Is there an appropriate license for the virtualization scenario of my company? What do I have to keep in mind, when I want to migrate my existing IT environment into the cloud? This 3-day-course provides you with information on how to license your virtual IT environment legally compliant. A focus will be drawn to the current license metrics of Microsoft´s virtualization products, cloud solutions and cloud services such as Office 365, Azure etc. In the foreground, there are established scenarios and a variety of practical examples. Gladly, we discuss specific use cases also of your company. In the field of cloud solutions and services, the knowledge in terms of legal licensing are supported by exercises.