Lauren, Thanks for taking the time to figure this out!
I'll take a closer look at 1st Class and see if the cost / benefit
works out. I expect it will also have the property that
"We don't have that now so why do we need it?" Kind of
like staff email 5 or so years ago...
Regards, Terry ...In The Woods In Vermont
At 04:10 PM 11/1/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Your question made me curious and so I decided to do the research:
>8/95 Purchased FirstClass server and 50 users for $615. No internet
>support back then.
>8/97 Took advantage of a trade-up promotion for server (now with internet
>services) $300 and each user license was $3 - we were consolidating to one
>SU server so we had a quantity of 200 users to trade up.
>4/98 purchased an additional 250 user licenses to bring on board remaining
>schools and SU office. $2,475
>6/2000 Upgraded server and user licenses (460) and added 3 years
>maintenance and support. Server $300, User licenses $5.10 ($2,671)
>6/2001 SVTC (Southeastern Vermont Tech Consortium) purchased 7 server
>licenses @ $107.03 each and 750 user licenses @ $14.84 each with 1 year
>maintenance and support for a regional project. Each participating SU
>received one server and 60 user license.
>Costs are user number related. Maint and Support renewal quotes (4/02) on
>the last transaction were in the range of $17 -$42 for 1 or 3 year server
>renewal and $3.60 - $9 for 1 or 3 year per user renewal.
>I guess the cost is about $4 per year per user for the 300+ users range...
Regards, Terry King ...In The Woods In Vermont
Waits River Valley School
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