- Licensing Windows Embedded 8
Windows Embedded 8 is a trusted platform that enables enterprises to delight customers and extend the power and intuitive experience of Windows 8 to specialized devices. This brief explains the options for licensing Windows Embedded 8 editions and key enterprise features.
- Licensing Windows Intune
Windows Intune software and services is a unified device management solution that combines both cloud and on-premises capabilities to fit your PC and mobile device management needs. This brief explains your options for licensing Windows Intune.
- What Are "Qualified Devices"?
Some Volume Licensing agreements and enrollments provide organization-wide licensing with tiered pricing that can be based on the number of "Qualified Devices." This brief provides a revised definition of a "Qualified Device."
- Self-Hosted Applications
Provides an in-depth look at the “Self-Hosted Applications” use right and its requirements for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) that want to provide their own software as a hosted service.
- Downgrade Rights
Explains the downgrade rights for the most commonly acquired systems License Terms granted by Volume Licensing programs and how they compare with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and full packaged product (FPP) license rights.
- Introduction to Per Core Licensing and Basic Definitions
The purpose of this brief is to provide definitions of key terms related to server licensing and introduce the basics of the Per Core licensing model.
- Microsoft Licensing for the Consumerization of IT
The purpose of this brief is to guide users on Microsoft Volume Licensing requirements for common scenarios related to their using various personal devices at work.
- Microsoft Licensing for the Consumerization of IT - Academic Licensing Scenarios
The purpose of this brief is to guide users on Microsoft Volume Licensing requirements for common scenarios related to their using various personal devices at work. It focuses on academic licensing scenarios.
- Microsoft Software License Dependency Reference Guide
A comprehensive list of Microsoft software licenses and dependent licenses (the "software stack") required under the terms of Volume Licensing programs.
- Reimaging Rights
Explains the rights that are granted to all Volume Licensing customers to copy software onto multiple devices from one standard image.
- Step-up Licenses
Outlines how customers who have Software Assurance can migrate from a lower edition to a higher edition software while maintaining their Software Assurance coverage on a given product.