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.
This brief replaces a previous version published in May 2012. It has been updated to reflect Windows 8 licensing.
Microsoft Licensing for the Consumerization of IT (PDF, 349 KB)
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