Tuesday, January 8, 2013

United States: big contract with Microsoft for the Department of Defense

Technology: Microsoft has signed a licensing agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense to deploy Windows 8 and Office 2013 software with 75% of employees.

Microsoft announced late last week signed a major contract with the U.S. Department of Defense, which includes the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force Defense Information Systems Agency.

75% of employees, more than 300,000 people will be able to use Windows 8 and Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SharePoint 2013. "This agreement allows us to offer the best technological tools for an incredibly vast military men and women throughout the Department of Defense, and we are eager to implement to support their mission objectives. '

According to GeekWire, the contract amounts to $ 617 million. It was concluded by Insight Enterprises, one of the largest resellers of Microsoft products accounts. (Eureka Press)

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