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Defense Dept, Insight Enterprises Sign $617M Microsoft Enterprise Software Deal

microsoft-logoThe Defense Department and Arizona-based information technology firm Insight Enterprises have signed a three-year, $617 million enterprise license agreement for Microsoft ((NASDAQ: MSFT) software and services, Information Week reports.InsightLogo

According to J. Nicholas Hoover’s report, this contract comes nearly six months after the Navy and Microsoft signed a similar deal, worth $700 million, covering the company’s brand software licenses.

Under the recent agreement, the Air Force, Army and the Defense Information Systems Agency will have access to Windows 8, Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013.

The Defense Department is Microsoft’s largest customer and nearly 75 percent of the department’s personnel are covered under the agreement with Insight, Hoover reports.

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