Romania's local anti-corruption authorties are examining whether the government overpaid for resold Microsoft licences.
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After inking a deal with Microsoft in 2012, the New Zealand government plans to extend all-of-government licensing to other software vendors.
The Department for Education claims a new deal with Microsoft will mean UK schools will get discounted software and more flexible licences.
The cost of most Microsoft UK volume licences will rise by up to 33.5 percent from 1 July, Microsoft has said, although the implications for public-sector costs have yet to be decided
Against a background of massive cuts to public spending, Value Licensing believes it has spotted an opportunity to broker Microsoft licences between public-sector organisations
Microsoft has altered licensing for System Center 2012 to simplify the available options, but at the cost of customers being able to pick and choose individual modules
The Department of Finance and Deregulation is seeking vendors to serve the whole of government as its Microsoft Large Account Reseller (LAR), installing a panel to continue the work of Data#3, which is the current reseller.
The Korean company will pay Microsoft royalties for each Android device it sells, under a cross-licensing deal that also sees it work with Microsoft on Windows Phone hardware
The Western Australian Government has gone to market for one vendor to fulfil an arrangement to supply Microsoft licences.
Microsoft has announced sales for its Windows 7 licences, a year-and-a-half after the launch of the operating system
Developers are to get more open-source licensing options for Windows Phone 7 applications, but the Free Software Foundation Europe says Microsoft is still avoiding strong copyleft terms
Amid all the fuss about whether Microsoft was banning open source phone apps from Windows Phone 7 (just the copyleft licences, but that's enough to...
Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows Server 2000 and reduced support for its Windows Server 2003
The company's managing director has said it is making an effort to reduce the number of license options to make choices easier for customers
An enterprise agreement that gave NHS employees licences for desktop software has expired, with England the last of the UK to let the deal go
Software licence and integration company Data#3 reported a 33 per cent jump in revenues today in its half-year results to 31 December, buoyed by changes in contract billing timing.
Following a month of free usage, Azure customers must start paying for Microsoft's cloud-computing service or risk having data deleted
Reversing an earlier decision, Microsoft has today decided to release the Windows 7 Family Pack in Australia, which bundles three upgrade licences for its Windows 7 operating system for $249.
Microsoft could do more to simplify its software licensing, according to the company's chief executive Steve Ballmer. Speaking at a Windows 7 event in London on Monday, he said that Microsoft's licence terms could be made clearer, but that any simplifications could result in extra costs for its customers.
Microsoft has confirmed US customers will be able to buy a 'family pack' of three Windows 7 PC Home Premium licences, but says it is evaluating whether to do this in Europe
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