Google announced the recent increase of Chrome Education Upgrade pricing that will go into effect on March 9, 2021. Due to COVID-19 challenges, Google is delaying the price increase to help relieve any further constraint on schools and businesses. Here is a quick rundown of the increase in pricing and what this means for Chrome Education Upgrade customers.
Chrome Education Upgrade pricing
Previously $30 USD, Chrome Education Upgrade pricing will increase to $38 USD per device license.
What’s changing about Chrome Education Upgrade licensing?
The announcement to increase Chrome Education Upgrade pricing is to accommodate the extension of Auto Update Expiration (AUE) policy from 6.5 years to 8 years. Google has also added a lot of value Chrome Education Upgrade with continuous rollouts of new productivity and collaboration features and updates.
What’s to come with Google Chrome Education Upgrade?
Along with another 1.5 years added to AUE policies, Google plans to launch about 10x the amount of features including enhanced management capabilities like additional OS management, access restriction settings, and more.
Stay tuned for other announcements of new Google features and updates to take advantage of Google apps and collaboration tools. Check out the latest Chromebooks, Chromboxes and tablets at ctl.net and contact your CTL sales rep or firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase today.