Gartner Research

Quantifying the Value of Software Assurance for Microsoft Office

Published: 14 October 2011

ID: G00219531

Analyst(s): Michael Silver


Organizations that expect to deploy every version of Microsoft Office without skipping should be able to justify Software Assurance on Office fairly easily. Organizations that skip every other version need to examine their need for Roaming Use Rights and the other benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • New Version Rights
  • Microsoft Office Multi-Language Pack
  • Roaming Use Rights
  • HUP
  • Portable Use Rights (a Contra-Benefit)
  • Political Expedience
  • Other Benefits

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