Microsoft Licensing

Microsoft Licensing

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Microsoft Volume Licensing: Overview

Microsoft® Volume Licensing programs offer companies of all sizes a great way to buy and manage multiple software licenses-for as few as five desktops.

Find out Which Program is Right for You

If you are new to Microsoft's volume licensing programs, use the chart below to determine which program is right for your business.

Volume Program Name Customer Size Customer Types Customer Profile
Open License 6.x Five or more PCs Corporate, Academic, Charity, Government Designed for customers who desire an easy, one-time transaction process with the flexibility of acquiring licenses from a broad reseller channel.
Open Value Five to 250 PCs Corporate, Government Designed for small to medium sized companies interested in standardizing their enterprise and who value the benefits of centralized purchasing.
Select License 6.x 250 or more PCs Corporate, Academic, and Government Designed for medium, large, and multinational organizations with mixed Microsoft license requirements, decentralized purchasing, and the ability to forecast purchases.
Enterprise Agreement 6.x 250 or more PCs Corporate, Government Designed for medium, large, and multinational organizations with mixed Microsoft license requirements, decentralized purchasing, and the ability to forecast purchases.
Campus Agreements 150 or more PCs Academic Specifically created to address the unique needs of higher educational institutions. With the Campus Agreement, you can license your entire institution or just a single department.
School Agreements 150 or more PCs Academic Designed for primary and secondary schools and districts, the School Agreement makes it easy for you to license all of your computers with the simplicity of counting computers just once per year.
SPLA Hosting The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is for organizations that want to offer hosted software and services to end customers, such as Web hosting, hosted applications, messaging, collaboration, and platform infrastructure.
Select Plus 250 or more PCs Corporate, Academic and Government offers automatic price savings on transactional purchases across an organization and improved asset management for its affiliates and departments.

Need Assistance?

For more information, please contact a Microsoft Licensing Specialist or call 1-800-268-7638.