Microsoft plans to deliver a set of new software tools designed to remove some of the pain enterprises experience when deploying and managing desktops and applications.
The software giant is bundling four of the technologies it has acquired over the past few months into an offering known as the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance, which will be announced at the SoftSummit conference in Santa Clara, Calif., on Oct.17.
But these technologies will only be available as a single, add-on subscription pack, starting in January, to those customers with a Windows desktop Software Assurance contract.
The cost for those users will be $10 a year per desktop, Gavriella Schuster, the senior director of Microsoft's Windows client product marketing group, told eWEEK.
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