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.
Strategic Planning Assumption
Impacts and Recommendations
Gartner Recommended Reading
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