State of Nebraska Microsoft Licensing Presenters: Adam Wolfe Doug Galloway
Microsoft Licensing Agenda
Who supports the State’s Microsoft Agreements?
Volume Licensing Programs
Software Assurance updates
Where to get help
Microsoft Support Resources
Adam Wolfe, Account Exec
Mark Wernet, HQ Sales Rep
Aaron Vincent, Technical Account Manager
ASAP Software Support Resources
Doug Galloway, Account Exec
Rachel Snyder, Inside Rep
Different Types of Licensing
Pre-installed on new machines
Available via System Builder program & major OEMs
Limitations: Can only be sold with new machine or new machine components.
Software cannot be transferred to different machines
Cannot be imaged and reimaged
FPP (Full Packaged Product)
Available from Retail and Business Resellers
Open License, Select, Enterprise, and Enterprise Agreements
Open License available from any reseller
Select, available from Authorized LARs only (Large Acct Resellers)
Enterprise, available from Authorized LARs only
License (L) – Full license with no prerequisites to purchase
Allows you to run that version of License
Software Assurance (SA) – Purchase with new License or within 90 days of buying new license or OEM license
Provides a host of benefits that we will cover in next slides
L+SA – Allows you to purchase “net new” licenses with SA coverage included
Software Assurance Membership – Enrollment under Select where customer commits to buying all future licenses with SA
Microsoft Volume Licensing Services (MVLS) – Web based tool used to administer SA benefits
Volume Licensing Programs
Select Volume License Agreement
In Simple Terms What’s the Difference Between Select and Enterprise?
The Select Agreement is a simple vehicle for buying individual licenses. You choose the products and also choose to include Software Assurance on those products.
The Enterprise is a way to manage and reduce the cost of your Microsoft Environment –
Establish your core products
Additional Training and Technical Support for Your Environment
Licensed for the most current versions of those products.
Direct access to Microsoft for benefits that reduce your total cost of computing.
Also, your cost will decrease in years 4,5,6 if you choose to renew the EA agreement
Select Volume Licensing
Existing Features and Benefits:
Purchases tracked via enrollment unique to each agency.
Purchasing Software Assurance is initially optional. Once a customer chooses to buy SA they are committed to buy each year of the contract and may pay on an annual basis.
Current agreement signed in July of 2004.
Monthly report of usage is required.
Enterprise Agreement Licensing
Three year agreement priced per desktop per year.
Relationship: more direct relationship with Microsoft
Pricing protected for full term of EA
Annual Reporting Requirement rather than monthly
Enterprise Price Levels
Enterprise Agreement 6.1
Office Pro, Win Pro Upg, Core CAL
Level A: 250 – 2,399
Level B: 2,400 – 5,999
Level C: 6,000 – 14,999
Level D: 15,000+
Additional Products Pricing :
Priced by Enterprise Product level Prices equal to Select
L + remaining full years of SA term + ½ SA for installation year
All Nebraska Government at Level D
Products Included in EA
Office Professional Enterprise and Software Assurance
Windows XP Professional Upgrade and Software Assurance
Core CAL and Software Assurance - Client access license that provides the rights for “desktops” (i.e., devices) to access the following servers:
SharePoint Portal Server
Servers must be licensed separately – or they may be added to your EA enrollment!
You Have the Ability to Design Full Environment Coverage!
How Does the Price Compare?
Software Assurance Offerings
Desktop SA Offerings EA Select License SAM Corporate Error Reporting Home Use Program (Office System) WinPE Tools TechNet Online Concierge Chat Support Employee Purchase Program Spread Payments eLearning Training Productivity Offerings CTEC Training Vouchers New Version Rights Regular Select License with Software Assurance Select License with NO Software Assurance
Server SA Offerings Servers Extended Lifecycle Hot-fix Support TechNet Plus TechNet Online Concierge Chat
Problem Resolution Support
Web Support for Standard Edition
Business Hour Telephone and Web Support for Enterprise Edition
Support Spread Payments New Version Rights Productivity Offerings EA Select License SAM Regular Select License with Software Assurance Select License with NO Software Assurance
Desktop/Server SA Offerings Servers Enterprise Source Licensing Program (ESLP) Windows Desktop Only Select License with Software Assurance Select License SAM Enrollment Tools Corporate Error Reporting WinPE eLearning Training Offerings EA/ Select License with NO Software Assurance