Microsoft gives away the shaver and sells the blades

Posted on September 10, 2012


Moving to the cloud may be easier than you think. With Windows8 and Office 2013, you’re there.

Office 2013 defaults to saving documents on SkyDrive, assuming that you log in with your Microsoft user ID. As with similar cloud-storage services, the first bytes are always free, but as you put more of your data in the cloud, you may find yourself opting to pay for additional storage.

“The Holy Grail for a software company is to collect small fees paid on a regular basis, in perpetuity.”

via Microsoft’s Shift to the Cloud: What It Means for You | PCWorld Business Center.