In the following video, Motley Fool research analyst Lyons George tells us about Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT ) announcement that it will be offering its Microsoft Office software suite on a subscription basis, a first for the company. Customers will now be able to choose a $99.99 annual fee, or a $9.99 monthly fee, for a cloud-based subscription to the software. Lyons tells us how this is part of a much larger software trend and why this is great for investors.
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