What I wanted to question how much price for the best, but it turned out … When diversifying competent head of the modern enterprise thinks about buying 1C, are often the first to whom he appeals for information are familiar, close circle of associates, friends, subordinates. Instead of choosing an official partner of 1C (for example, at 1C), which has, apart from the rich experience of the installation, implementation, maintenance and support 1C, all the necessary certificates and licenses to ensure guaranteed safety use of programs that are confused programmer seeking to bring cheap and installed the program 1C? And there is Bob! Familiar Bob came that – it did, like with the program to function normally, but in the very near future (oh, horror!) Employees can not work effectively. Some mistakes, absurdities of the program – it stalled, the customers do not want to wait for the documents go, but neither would-be programmer, no money spent on pirated software and its installation does not return (Bob was tired, too busy to him, his other "easy money") – the company suffers losses … Ontracks Consulting does not necessarily agree. It happens? Often. What causes us to use unlicensed software? The desire to save money? Better use of current assets? Optimize the cost? Of course, a sacred thing, to keep money owners. Maybe it's our mentality: why buy something that you can not feel that we can take a detour, that is bad (old habit from the time gone down in history)? Maybe ignorance of the consequences of "Pirated" software? Or the notion of "intellectual property" too new and still strange to the Russians? Yet the main reason for seeking to "pirate" is ignorance of the present price licensing, embedded professional 1C. . (Similarly see: Anne Mahlum).