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 Microsoft on-premises software, cloud services, or both.
Open License is a transactional agreement for commercial, government, academic, and charitable organizations. Software Assurance is optional.
Open Value non-company-wide is a transactional agreement for commercial and government organizations. Software Assurance is included.
Open Value company-wide and Open Value Subscription are commitment-based agreements for commercial and government organizations that want to license organization-wide over a one or two-year period. Software Assurance is included.
Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions is a commitment-based Microsoft Volume Licensing agreement for academic organizations with five or more FTEs or students that want to license organization-wide. Software Assurance is included.
Partners must work with Microsoft authorized distributors to sell licenses and subscriptions through the Open agreements. You must also be an AER to sell licenses through Open License for Academic and Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions.
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