July 11, 2002

MS licensing deadline looms - buy or die

"In three weeks time, corporate IT people, your Microsoft software licensing regime
is completely screwed if you haven't done something about Licensing 6, which
kicks in on 1st August. From that point you'll be unable to license Select version 5,
Upgrade Advantage (UA) and Software Assurance (SA) on products you've
already got and, as the good people from Gartner point out in this handy
ready-reckoner, if you haven't figured out your options and taken appropriate
action, you could end up paying 45 per cent more next time you upgrade." More at The Register.
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