Real dangers of exiting Microsoft Enterprise Agreements

Several factors have combined recently to make a number of Australian organisations reconsider their Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EAs). The first is the global economic crisis. With Australian firms bracing for a downturn, if not recession, IT managers are rightly concerned that their IT budgets will be constricted in the coming year. Long-term contracts, such as […]

Several factors have combined recently to make a number of Australian organisations reconsider their Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EAs). The first is the global economic crisis. With Australian firms bracing for a downturn, if not recession, IT managers are rightly concerned that their IT budgets will be constricted in the coming year. Long-term contracts, such as Enterprise Agreements, are an attractive target for short-term cost-cutting, since they represent a large and highly visible dollar value.

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