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I've had a chance to look at it but I'm currently waiting on final approval from my boss. I think it's out of our budget for the time being however. If I get the go ahead I will be in contact with you to order.
His final reply:
Just a suggestion,
You could use the argument, that with the current state of technology, you can’t afford not to.
Thanks for the information.
Since I was asking for a quote for Office licenses for a school, I'd say the current state of technology has nothing to do with it.