You get what you pay for in the cloud

On October 21, 2010, in news, by

The other day one of the partners lamented “what’s a partner to do when Microsoft is coming out with a solid offering of Office at $6 a seat?”

Well not so fast on that assessment.  First off it’s a beta, one that I”m not aware of anyone having access to yet.  Secondly that $6 a seat comes with a price tag.  One of support.

  • 24×7 moderated community-based support
  • Yeah.  Translation that means no phone number to call, no person to talk to, just peer to peer forums with maybe a Microsoft engineer showing up now and then.

    Pay more and then you get the

    ·         24/7, IT-level support over the phone, the web or email


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