Partner describes how flexible payment solutions impact deals, benefit customers
A number of factors influence the way that customers approach volume licensing for new technologies and uptake into their environments. In today’s economy and shrinking budgets, along with the fact that customers either are or have become much more savvy with their IT spend, customers are looking for opportunities to maximize their spending power. As a result, they are looking for opportunities to realize increased ROI from their IT costs, and offer schedules consistent with revenue cycles and/or deployment milestones.
Flexible payment solutions available through Microsoft Financing provide customers an opportunity to address business priorities/requirements and get the technology they need when they need it most. We recently spoke to Lee Hovermale, Managing Director of Project Leadership Associates – a Microsoft partner specializing in business and IT consulting for the SMB market – for insight into how customers are factoring Microsoft Flexible Payment Solutions into their volume licensing arrangements.
If you’re a Microsoft Partner, listen in. If you’re a volume licensing customer, check out the video below to learn how you can take advantage of payment solutions across a wide range of scenarios including entering into an Enterprise Agreement (EA) or renewing your EA. Plus payment solutions can help Windows 8 licensing and deployment, in addition to the range of server and application products available via the Enrollment for Core Infrastructure or the Enrollment for Application.
We’ve shared a story about one customer, Group Steria, and how they used this tool to overcome barriers on their path to the cloud. You can find FAQs, a handy video overview and more about Microsoft Flexible Payment Solutions. Already using Microsoft Payment Solutions? Leave a comment on the VL Blog below, or tweet to @Msft_VL and let us know how – we’d love to know!