Microsoft announced new global price increases set to go into effect March 1, 2022. In addition to the 365 price increases, there are other important changes coming to Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) that will impact your CSP agreement at your anniversary renewal.
Effective March 2022, pricing will be increasing on the 365 products.
Examples of price increase based on list price:
- Microsoft 365 Business Basic from $5 to $6
- Microsoft 365 Premium from $20 to $22
- Office 365 E1 from $8 to $10
- Office 365 E3 from $20 to $23
- Office 365 E5 from $35 to $38
- Microsoft 365 E3 from $32 to $36
The New Commerce Experience
Microsoft’s new way to purchase the 365 User Licenses is called the “New Commerce Experience” (NCE). This will be available as of October 14, 2021. The main change will be how often licenses may be reduced. Details that have been released are below; there are more to be announced in early October.
iT1 Presents: Microsoft Updates: NCE and Global Price Increases
Effective March 1, 2022, all subscriptions will be required to move to the NCE Platform.
What does this mean for you?