TalkBack Central: Why I welcome Microsoft's subscription model

Summary:For many corporate customers the labor cost of upgrading is at least equal to that of the software itself. The subscription model offers customers greater stability in the platform without the upgrade costs and costs of fixing problems resulting from the upgrade.

For many corporate customers the labor cost of upgrading is at least equal to that of the software itself. The subscription model offers customers greater stability in the platform without the upgrade costs and costs of fixing problems resulting from the upgrade. Microsoft still gets your money. At least under the subscriber model they don't break your computer to do it, states ZDNet News reader Brian Begy. Read more of Brian's opinion.

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