SAM for small businesses

 

Microsoft provides SAM services that are specifically designed for small businesses in the United States. These services can help you gain a clear view into the software you have deployed and are using compared with the licenses you've acquired, providing you with a clear starting point for managing and tracking your software going forward.

Overview License Verification Process License Baseline Certification

License Verification Process

The License Verification Process is a Microsoft guided assessment of the Microsoft software you have deployed and are using compared with your corresponding licensing entitlements. Microsoft will analyze the data and information provided by you and deliver a set of recommendations on areas for improvement.

License Baseline Certification

The License Baseline Certification is a self-assessment that compares the Microsoft software you have deployed and are using with the corresponding licenses you've acquired. The goal of this self-assessment is to help draw your attention to potential business inefficiencies and risks created by outdated or unlicensed software.

The details of these services are subject to change.

For more information on both services visit License Verification Process and License Baseline Certification