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A new report by Directions on Microsoft analysts Paul DeGroot and Rob
Horwitz called "5 Reasons Why Microsoft Licensing Is Hard" claims that
Microsoft licensing isn't likely to get any easier any time soon..."
Microsoft doesn't think there's a problem," report co-writer DeGroot
said in an interview Wednesday. "The money keeps rolling in ...
Microsoft looks at the numbers and the reality is that most customers
don't have a choice."
And despite Microsoft's rosy view of things, he said that some
enterprise customers have chosen not to renew their contracts this year
because "the customer doesn't understand the value of what they bought
or how they bought it," DeGroot said."
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