|Office 2010 Update||
May 9th, 2011 3:28:15 am - Subscribe
|Microsoft has been quietly counting down of the discounts offered by organizations considering upgrading to Office 2010.
By June, Microsoft is offering a discount of 50 percent on customers 'Open Value Subscription' upgrade to Office 2010. Microsoft calls this discount program "up to date (UTD) offer. Your organization can benefit or not, depends on the version of Office is currently authorized.
The normal value for holders of Microsoft Office XP, which provides a means of closure has passed. No discount is available.
This Microsoft figures. Here is the UTD program, Microsoft offers a so-called N-2 "upgrade, which means that 50 per cent discount to two users' current generations of products with the publication of volume licensing services.
During the formulation of Microsoft, after April 27 Office XP was N-3, please put it out of reach of the offer. April 27 was the date Microsoft has said it has released Office 2010 for volume licensing customers with Software Assurance.
Currently, Office 2003 is the version of N-2. N-1 version of Office 2007. So there's still time to open the value of the licensees of Office 2003 and Office 2007 to get half off the transition to Office 2010 - that is, until June 2010.
After June 2010, Microsoft will use its "N-1" method of calculating the value of open UTD License subscription offer discount. Thus, as of June, only the Office 2007 Open Value Subscription holders may obtain the discount.
These data provide UTD is explained Eric Ligman, the global experience with lead partner in the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Group blog here.
Understanding software licensing is like having a second degree. Directions on Microsoft, tips and seminars devoted to our understanding of Microsoft licensing. According to Paul DeGroot, an analyst with Directions on Microsoft has specialized in Microsoft licensing and product support, which is UTD agreement is the only time licensees open enrollment value can get credit for their older Microsoft software. Or Enterprise Agreement or Enterprise Subscription Agreement have so delivered.Office 2010 is just a start.