With the SPLA, service providers and ISVs can license eligible Microsoft products on a monthly basis, during a three-year agreement term, to host software services and applications for their customers. The SPLA supports a variety of hosting scenarios to help you provide highly customized and robust solutions to a wide set of customers.
To learn more, download the SPLA Program Guide (PDF, 463 KB) and SPLA Reference Card (PDF, 463 KB).
Volume Licensing customers can license their server applications on-premises and in the cloud on a qualified service provider's shared hardware environment for specific applications. Get details about License Mobility through Software Assurance.
MSDN subscribers can also run the MSDN software (except for Windows and Windows Server) on virtual machines through qualified MSDN cloud partners. More information will be available on this program soon.
MSDN Cloud Use Rights and Information for SPLA Partners (PDF, 118 KB)
The Microsoft Cloud Platform Suite and the Microsoft Cloud Platform Guest are new licensing offers from Microsoft available for service providers in the SPLA program. To learn more, download the Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 423 KB).