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Microsoft’s Surface All Access plan lets you own a PC for $25 a month | The Next Web

Microsoft’s Surface All Access plan lets you own a PC for $25 a month | The Next Web

Microsoft announced at its Surface event this week that it’s allowing potential new Surface owners to get their products without having to plunk down a small fortune upfront. Namely, it’s offering a new payment plan, called “Surface All Access,” which packages Surface devices with Office 365 and lets users pay them both off over a […]

Microsoft boosts Office 2019 price by 10% | Computerworld

Microsoft boosts Office 2019 price by 10% | Computerworld

Microsoft plans to raise the price of its perpetually-licensed Office suite by 10% in October. The increases are part of a larger strategy, said Wes Miller, an analyst and licensing expert with Directions on Microsoft. “If you add all of these motions up, and look at other lightly-announced price increases, it clearly points towards encouraging […]

Microsoft offers charitable pricing for nonprofits | The Daily Star

Microsoft offers charitable pricing for nonprofits | The Daily Star

Microsoft has recently introduced charitable pricing for the nonprofit organisations in Bangladesh in line with its “Technology for social impact” initiative. The scheme was launched with the vision to accelerate transformation for nonprofits, the multinational technology company said in a statement yesterday. Under the initiative of charitable pricing, organisations eligible as nonprofits, will be able […]

Microsoft offers $150 off its new Surface Laptop when purchased with a Surface accessory | Neowin

Microsoft offers $150 off its new Surface Laptop when purchased with a Surface accessory | Neowin

In May, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop, a premium notebook with a keyboard covered in luxurious Alcantara fabric. It was also the first device to launch with Windows 10 S, a new edition of the OS that’s restricted to running apps downloaded from the Windows Store, although a free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro is […]

Google antes up its own cloud migration appliance | ZDNet

Google antes up its own cloud migration appliance | ZDNet

Now that Google is getting serious about pursuing the enterprise cloud business, it too is getting into the migration appliance space. The logistics are similar – you go online and order the device, and then it’s shipped to you for a set period of time before you send it back. But, not surprisingly, the designs […]

Public cloud pricing may be a double edge sword | Computer Dealer News

Public cloud pricing may be a double edge sword | Computer Dealer News

Recently, OVH placed second overall in North American-based public cloud suppliers from the Cloud Spectator report. Cloud Spectator is a Boston-based research and consulting firm that analyzes cloud performance along with price comparing all competitors. OVH was first in the European ranking from Cloud Spectator. Combey does not see a price war with cloud because […]

The Power BI Premium Pricing Model – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly | The White Pages

The Power BI Premium Pricing Model – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly | The White Pages

On May 3, Microsoft announced sweeping changes to the pricing of Power BI by introducing a new “Power BI Premium” SKU. The announcement itself can be found here, and there a number of other related resources worth that I am listing here for convenience: Power BI Premium is intended to address deficiencies in the current […]

Is the Google Cloud Pricing Strategy Really That Different from AWS or Microsoft? | 1redDrop

Is the Google Cloud Pricing Strategy Really That Different from AWS or Microsoft? | 1redDrop

In an interview with CNBC, Tariq Shaukat, president of customers at Google Cloud, said: “We don’t need to compete on price to be honest. We definitely compete on value more than price … but if you look at the products, (they) are hard to compare side by side.” But in the very next statement he says […]

Microsoft raises Surface prices because of Brexit | PC Retail

Microsoft raises Surface prices because of Brexit | PC Retail

Microsoft has announced an increase in pricing for its Surface and Surface Book computers in the UK by more than £400 for some models as a result of post-Brexit sterling valuation drops. This is not an unprecedented move as the likes of Sonos, Apple and HP have all raised prices of computers, speakers and apps by […]

Microsoft CEO admits tech prices could rise as ‘hard’ Brexit takes grip | Daily Express

Microsoft CEO admits tech prices could rise as ‘hard’ Brexit takes grip | Daily Express

The software giant chief claims businesses would have to revisit their pricing strategy unless there is a significant growth in the falling currency. Theresa May is expected to announce a clean break from the European Union, with Tuesday’s speech likely to feature her intentions to take Britain out of the single market. The Prime Minister’s […]