Act now! These price changes take effect December 1st, so there’s still time to save!
This has been a very busy year for Microsoft Corporation, what with the release of several new editions of well-known software, as well as the advent of the Microsoft Surface Tablet. Microsoft has also been busy restructuring their licensing models, and have now announced that their pricing models for several products will change.
In addition to the upcoming price increase on User CALs, Microsoft plans to increase prices for a number of other product lines, beginning December 1st, 2012.
Here’s a breakdown of the planned price changes:
Microsoft SharePoint is the business collaboration platform that enables you to connect and empower people through formal and informal business communities, within the enterprise and beyond, and to manage content throughout the information lifecycle.
Price Increase: 38%
Project Standard & Professional
Microsoft Project delivers powerful, visually enhanced ways to simplify planning, collaboration and resource management so you can successfully tackle all types of projects. With Project Professional 2010, individuals, teams and the enterprise can realize the results of unified project and portfolio management by adding Microsoft Project Server 2010.
Price Increase: 5%
Microsoft Project Server delivers flexible work management solutions. The innovative new capabilities in Project Server 2010 lead to improved productivity and better business performance. Select the right project portfolios and maximize resource utilization—effectively prioritizing projects from multiple dimensions. Create and customize powerful dashboards and reports with this unified project and portfolio management system.
Price Increase: 15%
Microsoft Visio Standard 2010 provides you with intuitive, dynamic and smart visualization tools to take diagramming to a bold new level, and advance sharing to a more real-time and interactive experience. Transform complex ideas into “aha!” moments and get everyone on the same page with less time and effort.
Price Increase: 20%
Microsoft Visio Professional 2010 provides you with the most intuitive, dynamic and smart visualization tools to take diagramming to a bold new level, and advance sharing to a more real-time and interactive experience. Transform complex ideas into “aha!” moments and get everyone on the same page with less time and effort.