Andy Zhu

Avoid the RMM Shelfware Trap

Buying IT applications as a suite has become a common business practice, illustrated by Microsoft Office, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access in one packaged offering. Microsoft’s SaaS offerings, such as Office 365 Business Premium, adds Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Teams to the list.

Buying bundles is good if you use all of the products, or at least if you’re not stuck paying extra for the products you don’t use. But business-to-business software bundles are the exception to the rule.

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