In India, due to currency fluctuations, Microsoft announces a considerable price hike on its software and services.
Microsoft India price hike up to 11 percent. It added that the Indian rupee pricelist changes to fit in its prices for online services and commercial on-premises software ‘in-between’ India and the Asian region would be practical from February 1, 2023.
On February 1, 2023, with revised Indian rupee prices. Services such as Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365 will be available on the Microsoft Official website for direct state to India-based customers.
Indian rupee prices for online services will increase by 9 percent, commercial on-premises software will increase by 4.5 percent and windows GGWA will increase by 11 percent. To revamp close to the frequent USD pricing levels in the Asian region, Microsoft added in its official announcement.
Microsoft Business Customers
According to the company, the changes will not affect business customers for existing orders under licensing agreements for products based on price protection.
Microsoft cloud offerings will be highly competitive for customers across India buying online services in the Indian rupee. But the prices for new products added under licensing agreements and purchases under new contracts will be determined by the pricelist at the time of ordering.
After Microsoft’s price review in Japan and South Korea, there was a price rise in Indian Microsoft.
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology corporation producing computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers and related services headquartered at the Microsoft Redmond Campus located in Redmond, Washington, United States.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded it on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell Basic interpreters for the Altair 8800. MS-DOS dominated the personal computer operating system in the mid-1980s, followed by Windows.
As of 2015, Microsoft is market-dominant in the IBM PC-compatible operating system market and the office software suite market, although it has lost most of the overall functional system market to Android.
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