Licensing program guides

Download documents about Microsoft Volume Licensing programs

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Enterprise Agreement at a glance

06/30/17 PDF 1.39 MB
Read an overview of Enterprise Agreement and get links to resources for additional information.

02/27/15 PDF 1.42 MB
Get an overview of this licensing program that helps government organizations optimize technology spending as organizational priorities change.

11/1/13 PDF 556 KB
Learn about Microsoft Payment Solutions options to help you structure your payments for Enterprise Agreement.

01/10/2018 PDF 10.2 MB
Learn more about these flexible programs that can help make software license acquisition and management easier for midsize to large organizations.

04/29/15 PDF 939 KB 
Get details about the True-up process: an inventory of all the qualified desktops, users, and processors added to your organization over the course of the year, along with any additional product use requiring a license from Microsoft.

Enrollment for Education Solutions Brief

09/29/17 PDF 676 KB
One page description of this subscription-based program for educational institutions.

09/29/17 PDF 9.5 MB
Read a comprehensive guide to this subscription-based licensing program for educational institutions including benefits, eligibility requirements, and pricing information.

02/27/15 PDF 1.42 MB
Get an overview of this licensing program that helps government organizations optimize technology spending as organizational priorities change.

01/10/2018 PDF 10.2 MB
Learn more about these flexible programs that can help make software license acquisition and management easier for midsize to large organizations.

03/01/2015 PDF 192 KB
Get an overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing options for eligible government organizations of all sizes.

09/09/15 PDF 358 KB
Get in-depth information about this Open License program for educational institutions of all sizes.

03/01/17 PD F610 KB
This guide provides information to help you understand the Microsoft School Enrollment licensing offering and to deploy and manage your software licenses.

09/01/17 PDF 936 KB
Learn more about this program for large education customers or aggregate groups that want to acquire licenses and services at an affiliate level while realizing advantages as one institution.

09/01/17 PDF 620 KB
Learn more about this program for midsize and large government organizations that offers the advantages of an agreement with no specific end date and the flexibility to acquire licenses as needed.

Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Royalty Licensing Program Guide

08/18/2017 PDF 583 KB
Get information out how ISVs can license Microsoft products and integrate them into software business applications. View a list of benefits, program eligibility requirements, a glossary of terms, and more.

11/01/14 PDF 109 KB
Get an overview of the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Royalty Licensing Program, which offers ISVs a convenient way to license Microsoft Products and integrate them into a Unified Solution.

08/18/2017 PDF 144 KB
Get answers to questions about the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor Royalty Licensing and Distribution Program.

11/06/2017 PDF 282 KB
This document provides answer to common questions about licensing Microsoft SQL Server through the ISV Royalty Licensing program..

Microsoft Online Services Datasheet

12/12/12 PDF 197 KB
See how Microsoft can help you extend the capabilities and functionality of your existing technology investments with Online Services.

12/12/12 PDF 428 KB
Read this comprehensive guide to assist you with the licensing, provisioning, and program details for Microsoft products delivered as a subscription service.

12/12/12 PDF 218 KB
Get a brief overview of the benefits of licensing Microsoft Online Services as a subscription.

Open Programs Overview

09/18/2017 PDF 384 KB
A high-level summary of the Open Programs: Open Value, Open Value Subscription, and Open License.

09/18/2017 PDF 445 KB 
Learn about the Open Value and Open License programs, which enable small and midsize organizations with at least five desktop PCs to acquire Microsoft technology.

Microsoft Licensing Agreements Comparison for Academic Organizations

09/29/2017 PDF 464 KB
Compare Microsoft licensing agreements for academic organizations that want to purchase Microsoft cloud services, on-premises software, and/or Software Assurance through Microsoft-assisted, partner value-added, or self-service web options including the Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES), Microsoft Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions (OVS-ES), Microsoft Select Plus for Academic, Microsoft Open License for Academic, Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) for Academic through Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs), and Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement (MOSA).

04/01/17 PDF 474 KB
Compare Microsoft licensing agreements for commercial and government organizations that want to purchase Microsoft cloud services, on-premises software, and/or Software Assurance through Microsoft-assisted, partner value-added, or self-service web options including the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement, Microsoft Product and Services Agreement (MPSA), Microsoft Open License, Microsoft Open Value, Microsoft Open Value Subscription, Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) through Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs), and Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement (MOSA).

04/07/17 PDF 2.1 MB
Read a detailed overview of the key features of Microsoft Volume Licensing programs, by organizational type and size, to help you determine your best licensing option.

Select Plus Frequently Asked Questions

8/01/14 DOCX 62 KB
Find answers to common questions about this licensing program for medium and large organizations (250+ PCs).

09/01/17 PDF 604 KB
Read this comprehensive guide about a licensing agreement for medium and large organizations (250+ PCs) that never expires and has an optional 36 months of Software Assurance.

Server and Cloud Enrollment Datasheet

06/19/17 PDF 405 KB
The Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) is an enrollment under the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement that allows committed customers to standardize broadly on one or more key Server and Cloud technologies from Microsoft.

01/29/18 PDF 890 KB
The Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) is a licensing vehicle under the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement that enables organizations to standardize on one or more Microsoft Server and Cloud technologies.

10/03/16 PDF 1.17 MB
The Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) is an enrollment under the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement that allows highly committed customers to standardize broadly on one or more of the four server and cloud technologies from Microsoft.

Services Provider License Agreement Program Guide

07/01/17 PDF 505 KB
Read about the benefits, options, and requirements for this licensing option for services providers and ISVs who want to license Microsoft products to host services and applications for their customers.

07/01/17 PDF 4.4 MB
Read a program overview and comparisons to other Volume Licensing programs.

Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services

 
12/01/15 PDF 282 KB
Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services (S&EDPS) can help you plan a successful deployment, migration, or upgrade to Skype for Business Server or Exchange Server.

03/01/17 PDF 345 KB
Planning Services for Microsoft Dynamics provides expert guidance from Microsoft partners or Microsoft Services how to put your investments to work.

01/01/17 PDF 427 KB
Learn about Developer Tools Deployment Planning Services. These structured consulting engagements are designed to help you streamline deployment of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server.

04/04/13 PDF 4.07 MB
Get step-by-step guidance on how to use the Volume Licensing Service Center to get a report on employee license consumption through the Home Use Program.

01/01/17 PDF 2.0 MB
View an interactive chart that compares the Software Assurance benefits across licensing programs and provides links to additional benefit and eligibility details.

03/05/2018 PDF 313 KB
Find out how to use License Mobility through Software Assurance to flexibly deploy certain server applications on-premises or in the cloud without having to buy additional licenses.

04/01/17 PDF 365 KB
Learn about how Software Assurance Planning Services can help you plan and streamline your next deployment of Microsoft technologies.

08/01/16 PDF 314 KB
Learn about Private Cloud, Management and Virtualization Deployment Planning Services. These structured consulting engagements can help you upgrade to Windows Server, migrate to Hyper-V, and implement a Unified Device Management solution.

01/23/2018 PDF 6.50 MB
Get an in-depth overview of Software Assurance and available benefits, and find resources to help you use Software Assurance with your Microsoft Volume Licensing agreements.

01/01/17 PDF 487 KB
Learn about Private Cloud, Management and Virtualization Deployment Planning Services. These structured consulting engagements can help you upgrade to Windows Server 2012, migrate to Hyper-V, and implement a Unified Device Management solution.

12/01/15 PDF 278 KB
Learn about SharePoint Deployment Planning Services. These structured consulting engagements can help you explore deployment or upgrade options and plan your move to SharePoint Server 2013 or SharePoint Online.

04/01/17 PDF 411 KB
Learn about SQL Server Deployment Planning Services. These structured consulting engagements can help you plan a business intelligence solution, migrate from Oracle, or upgrade to SQL Server 2016.

12/01/16 PDF 923 KB
Software Assurance for Volume Licensing offers a range of tools and resources to help your company deploy, manage, and maximize your Volume Licensing purchases.