Microsoft began terminating its Select Plus volume license and replaced it with the new MPSA license. Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is intended for service providers and isvs who wish to license authorized Microsoft products to host software services and applications for end-customers. SPLA grants the licensing rights for the monthly host of certain Microsoft products for a period of three years, as described in the service provider Microsoft Use Rights (SPUR) with prices based on user rights. Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) is a transaction licensing agreement for commercial and government organizations that want to outsource the management of their entire cloud services through a cloud solutions provider (CSP). To host application server licenses with license mobility via Software Assurance, you must be an authorized license mobility partner. As of July 1, 2015, Select Plus will no longer be made available through new customer trade agreements. One year later, on July 1, 2016, customers with Select Plus agreements will no longer be able to make new purchases after the anniversary of the contract, and all future purchases will be transferred to MPSA. However, “customers will continue to have all rights and access to all Insurance software and software that was purchased under Select Plus,” Microsoft officials said. You must be a Licensing Solutions partner to be able to sell licenses and subscriptions through MPSA. You must also be an education dealer (AER) authorized by Microsoft to sell licenses via MPSA for Academic. 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. 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. MPSA is Microsoft`s new combined software and service license, designed to replace the diversity of the various volume licensing plans that Microsoft offers to small, medium and business users. The company has been testing MPSA for a year. MPSA consolidates various licensing agreements into “a single, non-expiring agreement for all organizations.” – This retreat does not apply to state and Select Plus academic agreements or if the MPSA is not available on July 1, 2016. You will find a complete list of markets where MPSA is available in frequently asked questions about MPSA. Get answers to frequently asked questions about Select Plus` retirement. Microsoft`s volume licensees, note: Microsoft will replace its Select Plus agreements with the new Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA). Open License is a transaction agreement for commercial, governmental, academic and not-for-profit organizations. Software Assurance is optional. We offer several contract options to help partners license microsoft cloud services and on-premise software. Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions is a commitment-based Microsoft volume licensing agreement for academic organizations with five or more FTEs or students who wish to license a company-wide license.
Software Assurance is included in the delivery. You must be a DSP to sell licenses via Select Plus. You must also be an AER to sell licenses via Select Plus for Academic. 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. Combined with value-added services from a system integrator, hosting partner or reseller