Important changes for customers buying enterprise software and cloud services in British pound.We wanted to give you an advance notification of some important changes to pricing coming in January 2017. "Effective January 1, 2017, we will be increasing British pound pricing to harmonise prices for enterprise software and cloud services within the EU/EFTA region", said Microsoft. From January, British pound prices for on-premises enterprise software will increase by 13% to realign close to euro levels. Most enterprise cloud prices in British pounds will increase by 22% to realign close to euro levels. The changes will affect corporate, public sector and academic customers and prices for new product additions under existing Volume Licensing Agreements (including MOLP, OVP/OVS, MPSA, EA/EAS/SCE, CSP and MPSA), and purchases under new contracts will be as defined by the price list at the time of order. Prices for new product additions under existing volume licensing agreements and purchases under new contracts will be as defined by the price list at the time of order. This pricing change will not apply to consumer software or consumer cloud services.