The price of the software is not affected by this programmatic change in EA, Select/Select Plus and MPSA. However, Open`s government customers will see a gradual implementation of the new pricing structure in order to mitigate the effects of price increases, and the effects of the price adjustment, combined with the increase in the price of the product explained below, will be limited to 20% or an increase in the price of the product, whichever is higher. www.microsoft.com/en-us/Licensing/campaigns/modern-commerce.aspx Small Enterprise Agreements can result in significant costs for Microsoft, especially in terms of time that is not always offset by the revenue generated by the sale of licenses. This has been a factor in the increase in Microsoft`s entry level from 250 to 500 seats, and I think with this price increase, it`s a factor again. Many companies would expand to get a Level A Ea, just to get a better price for online services – if it wasn`t really the right program for them. Web Direct and CSP`s public pricing was aligned in 2017 and volume licensing programs are following suit. For the following agreements: Microsoft`s SCE program is a licensing program for the standardization of Microsoft server products and allows customers to combine them with online services. . . .