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If there was ever an argument for negotiation of even the most banal of desktop software licenses (the highest price per desktop is $51.46), this breaking story about McAfee’s latest virus definition file should have most procurement people running scared. Read the full article.
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Continuing its direction toward rental-based agreements, Microsoft has recently been ptiching EAP’s and EAI’s to some of its customers.
Simply, these agreements are the “balloon payment, low interest mortgage loan” of the licensing world. They look great right up until the time the balloon payment comes…
Visit http://www.netnetweb.com/blog/entry/new_microsoft_agreements_eap_enrollment_for_application_platform_and_e/ to read the full article.