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    I think I've got this right, but it's worth checking:

    If you end the agreement at the end of the year, then you have to purchase the licences at the select agreement pricing.

    If you end an agreement partway through, the buyout cost is 1.75x the payment.

    Could be completely wrong though.

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    Just had our new costs for this years licenses through..DRUM ROLL....

    Near 8000 cheaper than previous years. WOHOO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbios View Post
    Just had our new costs for this years licenses through..DRUM ROLL....

    Near 8000 cheaper than previous years. WOHOO!
    Not had my quote yet, how much does that work out at per user?

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    Quote Originally Posted by adamjjh View Post
    Not had my quote yet, how much does that work out at per user?
    Around 7-8 per user if you go per the amount of students + staff

    or

    72.65 on FTE

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    Based on the FTE figure ours will be going up by around 30%

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    Quote Originally Posted by adamjjh View Post
    Based on the FTE figure ours will be going up by around 30%
    Nah, just carry on using the Schools agreement. Do you have more staff than computers then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbios View Post
    Around 7-8 per user if you go per the amount of students + staff

    or

    72.65 on FTE
    Blimey - I was hoping it would be a bit cheaper than 72.65! I think our current pack is around 26 per workstation so I thought they'd have doubled the cost but not nearly treble!

    We'll still save but not as much as I'd hoped!

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    Quote Originally Posted by adamjjh View Post
    Based on the FTE figure ours will be going up by around 30%
    What's your FTE?

    Our FTE is 117 and the licenses came back at something like 8500 for the year, before on the old agreement we were paying 15,500 for the year covering 600 PCs (all rounded / slightly estimated figures but quite close to accurate)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbios View Post
    Around 7-8 per user if you go per the amount of students + staff

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    72.65 on FTE
    What did that license? Is that just the desktop pack or what?

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    We've been quoted 50 per FT staff for Enterprise Desktop (Office, Win 7 Pro, CALS)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcollings View Post
    Blimey - I was hoping it would be a bit cheaper than 72.65! I think our current pack is around 26 per workstation so I thought they'd have doubled the cost but not nearly treble!

    We'll still save but not as much as I'd hoped!
    If it's just for desktop I wouldn't expect you to be paying more than 40 per FTE on EES

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    Ahhhhhhhhhh it's 55.95 per license FTE

    The additional cost is coming from other addons, sorry that was my managers fault for giving me false information

    118 x DsktpEdu ALNG LicSAPk OLV 1Y Ent
    55.95 per licence
    6,602.10Total
    19 x WinSvrSvr ALNG LicSAPk OLV 1Y AP
    45.75 per licence
    869.25 Total
    1 x WinSvrEnt ALNG LicSAPk OLV 1Y AP
    295
    1 x SQLSvrStd ALNG LicSAPk OLV 1Y AP 1Proc
    455
    1 x ExchgSvrEnt ALNG LicSAPk OLV 1Y AP
    271
    Total sell 8492.35

    Don't think i see any harm in posting these figures.... we were looking to play off the people who gave us this price against another company to see if we can get it cheaper though

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbios View Post
    Ahhhhhhhhhh it's 55.95 per license FTE

    The additional cost is coming from other addons, sorry that was my managers fault for giving me false information
    Is that just for Desktop... or have you got other licenses (Visio, SQL CAL, etc)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveJ View Post
    Is that just for Desktop... or have you got other licenses (Visio, SQL CAL, etc)?
    See my edit

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    What calculation did they use to come to your FTE count? ie. how many hours a year etc...?

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