Partners must work with authorized Microsoft distributors to sell licenses and subscriptions through open agreements. You must also be an AER to sell licenses via Open License for Academic and Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions. Microsoft Open License, Microsoft Open Value and Microsoft Open Value Subscription are Microsoft volume licensing agreements for organizations with 5-499 users/devices that want to license local Microsoft software, cloud services or both. Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) is a transaction licensing agreement for commercial, government and academic organizations with 250 or more users/devices. MPSA is most appropriate for organizations that wish to license Microsoft for software, cloud services or needs, without organizational-wide obligations or multi-year subscription options under a single agreement that does not expire. Software Assurance is optional. Open License is a transaction agreement for commercial, governmental, academic and not-for-profit organizations. Software Assurance is optional. Alternatively, the customer can sign a purely enterprise online service contract with Microsoft. This option does not require company-wide standardization. Customers must acquire at least 500 Enterprise online service licenses.
The Microsoft ISV licensing program is available to ISVs who want a practical licensing opportunity for Microsoft products and their integration into a single solution. THE ISVs can then replicate the commercial solution and distribute a fully conceded solution to their end-users. ISV Royalty (ISVR) contracts are valid for a period of three years and payment is made monthly through a licensed distributor of the ISV Royalty Licensing Program. To become a licensed mobility partner, you must be a microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) partner and attach an addendum with additional licensing mobility requirements to your SPLA contract. To get the addendum, contact your dealer or microsoft Partner Development Manager or partner technology strategists. Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement (MOSA) is a transaction licensing agreement for commercial, government and academic organizations with one or more users/devices. MOSA is best suited for organizations that want to subscribe, enable, deploy and manage cloud services through the Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP) seamlessly and directly across the web. Local software and software insurance are not available via MOSA.
Open Value across the company and open value subscription are commitment-based agreements for business and government organizations that wish to license at the enterprise level over a period of one or two years. Software Assurance is included in the delivery. Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement are engagement licensing agreements for commercial organizations that sign a new registration with 500 or more users/devices and government organizations with 250 or more users or devices. These agreements are best for organizations that want to license company-wide microsoft software and cloud services over a three-year period and at the best available prices. We offer several contract options to help partners license microsoft cloud services and on-premise software. When signing the agreement, the customer must define and communicate to Microsoft the number of desktop computers or qualified users as well as Microsoft Enterprise products or Enterprise Online Services. This information represents the first purchase. Each anniversary is due to a “True Up Order” for additional desktops or qualified users, based on which the total cost for the previous year is calculated. Under a traditional agreement on microsoft Enterprise, the customer is allowed to authorize corporate products individually or as a standard platform. However, at least one enterprise product must be standardized throughout the company.