What is unique about Microsofts simulation platform offering?
A. Custom and proprietary visual simulation solutions are costly and can take considerable time. Microsoft believes a simulation platform can accelerate the innovation of visual training and decision support solutions, allowing vendors and developers to focus efforts on specific simulations and scenarios where they have specific subject matter expertise. Further, the Microsoft ESP pricing model is extremely attractive and, coupled with Microsoft’s global distribution capacity, is likely to draw partners looking to expand their markets both domestically and globally.