Microsoft unveils pricing and partner model for Online Services

Stephen Elop, president of the Microsoft Business Division, announced new pricing, packaging and partner compensation details for Microsoft Online Services. Microsoft is introducing two new suites of subscription services as part of the Microsoft Online Services family. The new offerings are tailored to meet the needs of the entire work force — from employees who use a […]

Stephen Elop, president of the Microsoft Business Division, announced new pricing, packaging and partner compensation details for Microsoft Online Services. Microsoft is introducing two new suites of subscription services as part of the Microsoft Online Services family. The new offerings are tailored to meet the needs of the entire work force — from employees who use a PC infrequently to information workers who require advanced capabilities.

“Today we are taking an important next step in delivering Microsoft Online Services, and we’re doing so with a broad set of Microsoft partners, that are crucial to bringing this solution to our customers,” Elop said at the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston. “Microsoft Online Services is a key component of the software plus services initiative, and we’re seeing customers, partners and even competitors embrace this flexible approach to the cloud.”

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