SA will be offered for OEM/Retail OS within 90 days of purchase of that OS
OEM & Retail licenses for ANY application products are NOT ELIGIBLE for Software Assurance
More info: www.microsoft.com/oem/latinoamerica
BackOffice to Core CAL Transition
BackOffice Server and CAL replaced by individual server licenses and the new Core CAL, respectively.
Core CAL Overview
Client access license that provides the rights for “desktops” (ie, devices) to access the following servers:
Windows Server (Whistler)
SharePoint Portal Server
Servers must be licensed separately
SA and L&SA
Hand out enclosed on upgrade roadmap
More info: http://www.microsoft.com/backofficeserver/default.asp
Summary: inform your customers
Identify non-current Licenses and purchase UA before July, 31 st .
Start a new auth. number to take advantage of full 24 months of UA.
UA to be grandfathered into SA
Identify Current Licenses and enroll in SA before July 31st.
If nothing is done before July 31st, they must purchase L or L&SA.
For new licenses, L or L&SA- Look at upgrade path for each product
Visit www.microsoft.com / partner / licensing /
Open License Software Assurance Evaluator: an online tool for Open License customers that helps them transition into Software Assurance based on their license purchase history. The tool will be accessed through the eOpen Web site https :// eopen.microsoft.com and will use customers’ self-aggregated data for analysis.