I just finished doing an in depth analysis of Microsoft's agreements with
about 2 dozen universities with undergraduate student populations of between
5,000-15,000. Of the 26 schools that I talked to I couldn't find a single
one that participated in the student portion of the campus agreement.
the bottom line for these schools is that it is just too expensive, and the
rules too restrictive to enable them to offer a service, no matter how
helpful it would be to have a truly ubiquitous platform of personal
If you would like I can send you the results of our research. Normally we
charge for this information, but if you promise not to share, it I don't
have a problem giving it to you.
Darren J. Cox
VP Strategic Development
From: The EDUCAUSE Software Licensing Issues Constituent Group Listserv
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Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 3:07 PM
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Subject: Re: [LICENSING] Microsoft Licensing
Coming back to Microsoft licensing...
Is there anyone currently on the list who has either Campus Agreement 2.0 or
3.0 with the student option and distributes software via their campus
bookstore? If so, I'd be interested in talking with you offlist. We're
playing "what if" with a number of scenarios on our campus and would be
curious to see what others' experience has been.
Glen M. Thurman
Administrative Assistant - Academic Computing Services
University of Kansas
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