A: Open Value has a three-year term from the effective date of the agreement. Where payments are split over the remaining years of the scheme, anniversary payments must be made at the start of each subsequent scheme year. Software Assurance Option: Software Assurance on this scheme is included as standard. Software Assurance provides access to enterprise offerings and unique use rights to extend the Windows experience across your organization. Licences with Software Assurance added during the scheme would not get the full three year benefit. .
The preview portal combines this information and can be used interchangeably with the other portals. Software Assurance coverage is in effect until the end of the three year or possibly one year term of the scheme - it expires with the scheme but Licences with Software Assurance can be renewed on a new scheme. Offers simplified license management, predictable software and cloud services costs, and spread payments. Note that Home Editions would not qualify. With One Windows, we have one app platform, one security model, and one management approach that can reduce complexity and save costs. Note that Open Value for Government is not available in all countries.
Open Value Subscription Option: Customers may choose to subscribe to, rather than acquire, Microsoft software. Windows 10 is our last major Windows system release. Microsoft Volume Licensing agreements for government, education, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations offer flexible and affordable solutions that are tailored by organization size and purchasing preference. This program provides access to Microsoft software licenses and cloud services for the term of the agreement through subscription-based licensing. The full pricing applies in years two and three. The minimum qualification is five desktops - there is no higher quantity band. This is done by selecting the subscription to which you would like add credits in the.
Azure pricing is specific to the services consumed. When deploying additional desktops, you may install the Qualifying products taken at the start of the scheme onto the additional desktops without charge until the desktop quantity is reported at the next anniversary. Agreement Term: Three years, renewable. Includes access to Microsoft software licenses and cloud services only for the term of the agreement through subscription-based licensing. There is no free-use period, and the full year is paid if you add during a year. Improve end-user productivity with online training and home use licenses to help enhance skills and accelerate familiarity with Microsoft software.
You can add and adjust products and services over time and account for changes via the annual True-up process. The Software Assurance renewal must be actioned within 30 days of the agreement expiring. Customers use the Microsoft Azure classic portal to handle the administration of domains, end users, subscriptions, and co-administrators. Products added during the scheme must be paid for at the time of purchase and if the payment is split it will tie in with normal anniversary payment dates for subsequent years. One major benefit of purchasing Azure via Open Licensing is the ability for customers to work with the same resellers that they may purchase from currently under the Open Volume License Programs—enabling them to take advantage of the services and expertise they offer as well as help with managing their account.
Q: How can we review the status of Open Value orders? Acquire licenses from your choice of qualified resellers through an easy, one-time transaction. Standardization helps to increase security, reduce support costs, and enable organization-wide solutions that require a common technology platform. Subscription and billing issues do not require a support contract. Please note that this page does not include any signed Volume Licensing agreements, enrollments or Microsoft Business and Services Agreement, and is intended solely for reference purposes. Check with your reseller to see if your organization meets the government eligibility requirements. Q: What is the minimum initial order requirement? Q: Can qualifying academic and charity organizations take advantage of Open Value? Get the same benefits as the Enterprise Agreement with lower up-front costs with the subscription option.
Clients in other regions must acquire licences in those regions. Azure in Open Volume Licensing offers a new option for customers to purchase Azure Services from their Microsoft Partner. Licensing Offerings: Products are available as Licence and Software Assurance, and Software Assurance renewals. A one-year Open Value Subscription option is also available for eligible government health customers. Microsoft Cloud Agreement Acquire cloud services with help from a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider through a pay-as-you-go model. For Qualifying products payments are made on a per year basis and the customer reports the number of desktops in the enterprise at the end of each year up or down, subject to not going below the minimum of five and makes the anniversary payment for the subsequent year until the scheme expires.
Academic and charity organizations are encouraged to participate in the Open License for Academic and Open License for Charities program options, which are designed for their needs. There is also a large range of Additional products that can be licensed but these can be taken in any quantity with no enterprise-wide obligation. A Cloud Solution Provider can help you determine the best cloud solution and will support you through purchasing, deployment, and use. Further details on eligibility and providing formal evidence are identified at the end of this document under the 'Public Sector' section. Where payment is split over the remaining years of the scheme, the price of the first payment is protected for the anniversary payment s.
Offers simplified asset management, predictable software costs, and spread payments. The Purchasing Account structure gives you flexible purchasing options and more control of how you purchase. Further details on eligibility and providing formal evidence are identified under the 'Public Sector' section. Additional Software Products: In addition to the Qualifying products, all commercially available Microsoft software products on the product list, including Monthly Subscriptions and Online Services, are available as required. Open Value Subscription is only available on the Organization-Wide Option.