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Act Now to Minimize the Impacts of Microsoft’s March 2022 Price Increases


Microsoft revealed on 19 August 2021 that pricing for most Microsoft 365 and Office 365 suites will increase on 1 March 2022 by up to 25%. Alternatives are limited, but sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders can still mitigate unbudgeted cost increases through appropriate diligence.

Published: 02 September 2021

ID: G00757958

Analyst(s): Yoann Bianic

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Note 1: Price Increases in Various Currencies Since August 2014

Note 2: Use Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for Alternative Assessments

Note 3: Magic Quadrant Vendor Participation Report Tool

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