Tubelines sells staff £17 MS Office to help ease upgrade

Saran, Cliff
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that Tubelines Co. is offering staff big discounts on Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2007 software to build up support for its migration to the Windows Vista operating system next year. The company is planning a 2,500-user roll-out of Windows Vista in the third quarter of 2008. Adrian Davey, head of IT at Tubelines said that the company is making sure as many people as possible take advantage of the £17 offer so that they get used to the software. Davey also plans to take advantage of other benefits Microsoft provides with its Enterprise Agreements, such as free training and consulting.


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