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Home use

Many government employees may be eligible for the Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP), which allows qualified employees to purchase and download a single copy of Microsoft Office software on their home computer for just $9.95! HUP enables an organization’s employees to use the same great Microsoft Office software at home that they use at work, an especially useful benefit for organizations that are embracing telework.

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Microsoft financing

Government at all levels can use flexible payment options to acquire IT solutions while staying within budget.

Key benefits:

  • Use your existing agreement, and stretch your budget to buy what you need now.
  • Get a customized payment plan with the potential to defer or ramp payments.
  • Benefit from steady payments over time, while the value from your IT solution grows.
  • Feel confident with a long-term sustainable IT road map.
Software assurance

Simplify your budget with predictable payments and get the most out of your software investment with Software Assurance. You’ll get software updates as they are released; planning, deployment, and training tools to help you deploy and optimize your software; in-depth assistance from Microsoft Services or partners to help you plan deployments and extend IT efficiency; and access to the Home Use Program (HUP) for some of your employees. Plus, you get access to the Windows 7 Enterprise operating system.

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