Many people think that the only way to buy Microsoft Office is to buy it on the physical or virtual shelf. Small entrepreneurs may not know that you don`t need to buy hundreds of copies to qualify for volume license discounts. Microsoft offers many programs that are flexible and affordable, starting with just 5 licenses. Microsoft Open License and Open Value Programs help make software licensing more affordable, scalable, and accessible. Enterprise Agreement is designed for larger volumes and offers greater savings. Factors such as how many licenses you need, how many back-up funds you need to purchase licenses, and how long it takes you to determine which type of license purchase is best for you. You must be a Microsoft Licensing Solutions (LSP) provider to sell licenses and subscriptions through Microsoft Enterprise agreements and registrations. The Microsoft ISV Royalty Licensing Program is for ISVs looking for a convenient way to license Microsoft products and integrate them into a single solution. ISVs can then replicate the commercial solution and distribute a fully licensed solution to their end users.

Isv Royalty Agreements (ISVRs) have a three-year term and payment is made monthly through an authorized distributor of ISV Royalty licensing programs. Microsoft Open License, Microsoft Open Value, and Microsoft Open Value Subscription are Microsoft volume licensing agreements for organizations with between 5 and 499 users who want to license on-premises Microsoft software, cloud services, or both. Currently, these amendments apply only to trade agreements. We will announce our plans for other types of contracts in the coming months. Partners must work with Microsoft`s authorized distributors to sell licenses and subscriptions through open agreements. You must also be an AER to be able to sell licenses through Open License for Academic and Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions. Enterprise-wide Open Value and Open Value Subscription are commitment-based agreements for commercial and government organizations that want to obtain an organization-wide license over a period of a year or two. Software Assurance is included. As of July 1, 2016, Microsoft will no longer accept new software assurance orders and renewals in markets where MPSA is available*, on existing select Plus commercial agreements for the next anniversary of the customer`s contract. Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement are commitment-based licensing agreements for commercial organizations that sign a new registration with 500 users/devices* or more, and government organizations with at least 250 users/devices. These agreements work best for organizations that want to license on-premises software and cloud services enterprise-wide over a three-year period and at the best available prices. *This retreat does not apply to Select Plus public and academic agreements or when the MPSA is not available on July 1, 2016.

A complete list of markets where the MPSA is available can be found in the mpsa frequently asked questions. Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Select Plus retreat. If companies use Software Assurance (SA) with these perpetual licenses, which allows them to migrate to the latest version of the software, they can only purchase SA through a program other than the Open License program in 2022. . .