Software Asset Management Microsoft Licensing: The Best Option for You Which one is best for your organization? There are several licensing options available from Microsoft. Ways to buy a license Why a Volume Licensing Agreement? Benefitting from Standardization Volume Licensing Programs NonPerpetual Perpetual Fewer than 250 Devices More than 250 Devices or Users Volume Licensing Programs Medium and Large Organizations Program Level Purchasing Level * As of July 2011, new Select agreements were no longer available to the Microsoft channel and customers ** Subscription option available Note: Open Value and Open License options are also available and are designed for organizations with fewer than 250 devices Software Assurance and Volume Licensing Software Assurance helps customers with their changing IT, deployment, and support needs with 24x7 support, deployment planning services, end-user and technical training, and the latest Microsoft software releases, along with unique technologies and extended use rights to enable more flexible deployment, device and user options. Software Assurance Benefits Overview New Product Versions Services Spread Payments Planning Services Step-Up Licensing Training Vouchers for IT Training E-Learning for End Users Office Home Use Program System Center Advisor MDOP: Desktop Management 24x7 Problem Resolution Support 24x7 Problem Resolution Support TechNet Enterprise Source Licensing Training Vouchers for IT Training TechNet E-Learning for End Users Office Home Use Program Extended HotFix Support Cold Back-ups for Disaster Recovery Technologies License Mobility Windows Thin PC Windows 7 Enterprise Windows Virtual Desktop Access MDOP: Deployment Tools Office Multi-Language Pack Office Roaming Use Rights Perpetual vs. Non-Perpetual Licenses Open License Open Value Open Value Subscription Select Plus Enterprise Agreement Integrating cloud services within the EA EA and Select Plus Comparison What are Enrollments? Enrollments help organizations license solution-focused technology suites of Microsoft’s most popular application and infrastructure products. They can be a very cost-effective way to purchase software and solutions to address key organizational objectives, like building a secure and well managed data center or helping your IT staff build, manage and maintain line-of-business applications. Enterprise Enrollment Standardize on the familiar Microsoft tools you use regularly and enjoy additional pricing advantages while reducing user management and support costs. Enterprise CAL Suite Core CAL Suite Enterprise Online Services Enterprise Products On-Premises Enterprise Enrollment – “Enterprise Products” Office Server CALs Office Professional Plus 2010 Enterprise CAL Suite Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook with Business Contact Management OneNote Word Web App Excel Web App PowerPoint Web App OneNote Web App Publisher Access InfoPath SharePoint Workspace Lync Exchange Server Enterprise SharePoint Server Enterprise Lync Server Enterprise System Center Client Management Suite Forefront Protection Suite and Forefront Unified Access Gateway Windows Server Active Directory Rights Management Windows 7 Enterprise Direct Access BitLocker & BitLocker to Go BranchCache Enterprise Search AppLocker Multi-lingual Interface VDI Enhancements Subsystem for UNIX-based Apps Windows w/MDOP Application Virtualization MS Enterprise Desktop Virtualization Advanced Group Policy Management Diagnostic & Recovery Toolset BitLocker Administration and Monitoring Asset Inventory Management Office 365 E1,E2 and E3 Plans* Office Professional Plus Subscription Exchange Online Windows OS SharePoint Online Lync Online * Note a combination of Enterprise Products and Enterprise Online Services may be used to meet the Enterprise-wide purchase requirements. See the Microsoft Product List for the most accurate listing of Enterprise Products and Enterprise Online Services. Windows VDA Windows Intune CAL Suites Foundation for Business Unified Communications Collaboration Enterprise Content Management Enterprise Search Business Intelligence Foundation for I.T. Desktop and Device Management Access Management Incident and Change Management Data Protection and Recovery Security Enterprise CAL Suite - Core Capabilities Core CAL Suite Core CAL delivers essential capabilities with Lync and Forefront products IM/Presence, PC-to-PC Voice & Video Antivirus And Antimalware Protection Core CAL Customer Benefits Essential Capabilities for Users Lync “lights up” Exchange, SharePoint, and the Office client with IM and Presence. Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) delivers antivirus protection and device management from a single console. Improved Value for Customers with Software Assurance Active Software Assurance automatically provides rights to new capabilities at no extra cost until renewal. Customers with active SA never pay for Lync Std. CAL License. Simplifies Cloud Transition Flexibly combine on-premises CAL Suites with Office 365 and Windows Intune. Cloud Services available through Volume Licensing Choosing the Right Licensing Program for Cloud Services The Enterprise Agreement is recommended for organizations with 250 or more devices or users EA and EA Subscription: Comparing the Two Options The Enterprise Agreement has two options with different benefits Keeping Licensing Current Programs for all customer types Academic Charity * Commercial Government * Open Charity offered in certain countries only ** Open Value Government not in all countries ** Volume Licensing Resources for Customers www.microsoft.com/licensing To find out more: www.microsoft.com/sam www.microsoft.com/licensing © 2012 Microsoft Corporation.
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