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Why the legacy pricing models of network management are dated

Many network management products are licensed using a legacy licensing model. The significant majority still use the old and dated licensing model that Microsoft was familiar with before we knew about the cloud and starting using Office 365. Many of these products are packed with features that are never touched but you still pay for them. It's time to wake up, smell the roses and join the cloud generation. Ironic, as most of these packages claim to assist in managing the cloud...

The full article was originally published over on LinkedIn: Why the legacy pricing models of network management are dated



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