Microsoft Academic Volume Licensing Agreement

You must be a Microsoft Licensing Solutions (LSP) provider to sell licenses and subscriptions through Microsoft Enterprise agreements and registrations. Partners must work with Microsoft`s authorized distributors to sell licenses and subscriptions through open agreements. You must also be an AER to be able to sell licenses through Open License for Academic and Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions. Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement are commitment-based licensing agreements for commercial organizations that sign a new registration with 500 users/devices* or more, and government organizations with at least 250 users/devices. These agreements work best for organizations that want to license on-premises software and cloud services enterprise-wide over a three-year period and at the best available prices. *This retreat does not apply to Select Plus public and academic agreements or when the MPSA is not available on July 1, 2016. Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) is a transactional license agreement for commercial, government, and academic organizations with 250 or more users/devices. MPSA is the best option for organizations that want to license on-premises Microsoft software, cloud services, or both as needed, with no enterprise-wide commitment and no multi-year subscription options under a single, non-revolting agreement. Software assurance is optional. Enterprise-wide Open Value and Open Value Subscription are commitment-based agreements for commercial and government organizations that want to obtain an organization-wide license over a period of a year or two. Software Assurance is included.

Open License is a transactional agreement for commercial, governmental, academic and non-profit organizations. Software assurance is optional. Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement (MOSA) is a transactional license agreement for commercial, government, and academic organizations with one or more users/devices. MOSA is the best option for organizations that subscribe, activate, provide and maintain cloud services smoothly and directly over the Internet through the Online Subscription Program (MOSP). Local software and software assurance are not available through MOSA. Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions is a requirement-based Microsoft volume licensing agreement for academic organizations with five or more full-time positions or students who wish to obtain enterprise-wide licenses….