Licensing options for industries
Microsoft Volume Licensing agreements for government, education, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations offer flexible and affordable solutions that are tailored by organization size and purchasing preference.
Microsoft Philanthropies works with nonprofit and other nongovernmental organizations to provide them with affordable access to technology. See if your organization qualifies.
Programs for health organizations
Get the technology that will help your organization support patient health and safety, whether it is on-premises software or cloud services. Volume licensing agreements are tailored to your organization's size and needs, making it simple to predict and manage license purchases.
Cloud services are available to commercial, government, and academic health organizations through the Enterprise Agreement and Open agreements, and to nonprofit organizations through Open License, or through a Cloud Solution Provider.
Small to midsize commercial and government health organizations
|Open License||Acquire licenses from your choice of qualified resellers through an easy, one-time transaction. Software Assurance is optional.|
|Open Value||Offers simplified license management, predictable software and cloud services costs, and spread payments. Software Assurance is included.|
|Open Value Subscription||Get the same benefits as Open Value with lower up-front costs. This program provides access to Microsoft software licenses and cloud services for the term of the agreement through subscription-based licensing. A one-year Open Value Subscription option is also available for eligible government health customers.|
Midsize to large commercial and government health organizations
|Enterprise Agreement||Standardize technology across your organization with the latest Microsoft products. Provides simplified license management with a single agreement, predictable software and cloud services costs, and spread payments. Software Assurance is included.|
|Enterprise Subscription Agreement||Get the same benefits as the Enterprise Agreement with lower up-front costs. Includes access to Microsoft software licenses and cloud services only for the term of the agreement through subscription-based licensing. Software Assurance is included.|
|Select Plus||Acquire Microsoft software licenses and services at any affiliate or department level, while realizing advantages as one organization. Select Plus offers the flexibility to acquire licenses as needed, a single agreement with no specific end date, and a single Lead Affiliate customer ID to streamline account management. Software Assurance is optional.|
|Microsoft Products and Services Agreement||The Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) consolidates all your purchases into one simplified agreement with purchasing for software and cloud services. The Purchasing Account structure gives you flexible purchasing options and more control of how you purchase. Software Assurance is optional.|
Microsoft Software Assurance is a comprehensive maintenance offering that helps you get the most out of your software investment. It combines the latest software with phone support available 24 hours a day, partner services, training, and IT tools that help customers deploy, manage, and migrate software.
To get started with Volume Licensing, determine the eligibility category of your health organization, listed below. Microsoft offers:
- Commercial licensing for privately run health organizations.
- Government licensing for any government organization or institution that:
- Provides health services and coverage.
- Sets or decides healthcare policy across a nation, state, or country.
- Provides funding for health services and coverage
- Has a regulatory role in health services and coverage
Buy or renew
Ready to buy or renew a Volume License agreement? Depending on your location, take the next step outlined below: