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Software Assurance Benefits: Entitlement Summary Commercial and Government Offerings To use the interactive chart: Click on any Software Assurance benefit name for a brief description. Typical Size (# of devices) New Products Use this chart to compare Software Assurance benefits across Microsoft Volume Licensing programs. Benefit Software Assurance Open License Open Value Non Company-Wide 5-250 5-250 Optional Included Open Value Company-Wide and Subscription 5-250 Included Select/ Select Plus » >250 Optional Microsoft Products and Services Agreement >250 Optional Enterprise Agreement/ Subscription >250 Included New Version Rights Step-Up Licensing Availability Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Enhanced Edition Benefits Roll over the to see entitlement descriptions for individual benefits. + Planning Services License Mobility Through Software Assurance Microsoft provides this material solely for informational purposes. Eligibility for Software Assurance benefits varies by offering and region and is subject to change. Customers should refer to the Terms and Conditions of their Volume License Agreement for a full understanding of their rights and obligations under Microsoft’s Volume Licensing programs. (Publication 0815) Deployment Windows RT Companion VDA Rights Windows To Go Use Rights Windows Thin PC Office Roaming Use Rights Office Multi-Language Pack Training To learn more about Software Assurance through the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) visit http:// www.microsoft.com/en-us/ Licensing/MPSA/softwareassurance-mpsa. Windows Software Assurance per User Add-on Windows Roaming Use Rights Support Visit the Microsoft Software Assurance website www.microsoft.com/ softwareassurance or contact your Microsoft Volume Licensing Reseller to find out more about Software Assurance benefits. Windows Virtual Desktop Access Rights + Training Vouchers E-Learning Home Use Program Extended Hotfix Support 24x7 Problem Resolution Support Back-up for Disaster Recovery Specialized To learn more: Passive Secondary Instance for SQL Server System Center Global Service Monitor + Enterprise Source Licensing Program Spread Payments »Select Plus commercial agreements will no longer be sold starting July 1, 2015 + Available for Select/Select Plus Agreements with Software Assurance Membership Software Assurance Benefits: Entitlement Summary For more details about Software Assurance entitlements through the MPSA, visit Software Assurance through MPSA. New Products Benefit Licensed products with Software Assurance coverage can be upgraded to the latest version of that Product made available during the covered period. Step-Up Licensing Availability Enables you to migrate your software from a earlier edition to a higher-level edition, such as Office Standard to Office Professional Plus, at a low cost. To get a Step-up license, you need a license for the qualifying, earlier product. For current details, refer to the Microsoft Product List at http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/productlist/. Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Provides a suite of innovative technologies including virtualization, policy control, and diagnostics and recovery tools. If the underlying Windows Software Assurance or Windows VDA is licensed per device, then MDOP covers the licensed device. If the underlying Windows Software Assurance or Windows VDA is licensed per user, then MDOP extends across all of the licensed user’s devices. Enhanced Edition Benefits Run current or prior editions of Windows or Windows Embedded Industry (part of the Windows Embedded family of products). You may utilize the necessary use rights and product keys when you have active Software Assurance coverage for the Windows desktop or Windows Embedded Industry operating system. Planning Services Provides structured planning services from Microsoft partners to enable efficient deployments of Microsoft application, system and server products, and cloud services. You receive a number of Planning Services days based on the number of qualifying Office Application, CAL Suite and Server products with Software Assurance coverage. License Mobility Through Software Assurance Enables you to deploy certain server application licenses on-premises or in the cloud by assigning your existing licenses to an authorized service provider’s server farm. You may utilize License Mobility when you carry Software Assurance on eligible server application products. Enables users to access virtual instances of Windows in a variety of user scenarios. You may utilize Windows VDA Rights when you have active Software Assurance coverage for the Windows desktop operating system.* Windows Software Assurance per User Add-on Adds Windows Software Assurance per User rights for a primary user with a primary device that is licensed for Windows Software Assurance, or Windows per User Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) rights for a primary user with a primary device that is licensed with Windows VDA. You may add Windows Software Assurance per User Add-on for a primary user with a primary device that is licensed for Windows Software Assurance or Windows VDA subscription. Windows RT Companion VDA Rights Allows a corporate-owned Windows RT companion device to access a Windows virtual instance running in the data center. The primary user of a device covered by active Software Assurance for Windows may access a VDI on a corporate-owned Windows RT companion device. Windows To Go Use Rights Enables IT administrators to provide users with a bootable corporate Windows image that can include line of business apps, settings, and corporate data on a compatible USB storage device. Windows Roaming Use Rights Allows the primary user of the licensed device to access a corporate desktop either remotely through a VDI or via Windows To Go from noncorporate devices such as personally owned PCs. You may utilize Windows To Go Rights on any device with active Software Assurance coverage for Windows desktop operating system.* Users licensed for Windows Software Assurance per User or Windows Virtual Desktop Access per User may utilize Windows To Go on any supported device. You may utilize Windows Roaming Use Rights when you have active Software Assurance coverage for the Windows desktop operating system.* Note: Roaming Use Rights apply only to Windows Software Assurance and Windows VDA when licensed per device. Windows Software Assurance per User and Windows VDA per User licenses grant the same rights, but from any device, anywhere. Windows Thin PC Helps you to lower the end point cost for VDI by providing an enterprise ready platform to repurpose existing PCs as thin clients. You may utilize Windows Thin PC when you have active Software Assurance coverage for the Windows desktop operating system.* Office Roaming Use Rights Allows the primary user of a licensed device to remotely access Office, Project, and/or Visio via a virtual environment from a third-party device such as a home or contractor-owned PC. You may utilize Office Roaming Use Rights when you have active Software Assurance coverage for Office, Project, and/or Visio on qualified devices. Enables IT to deploy a single Office image with support for 37 languages. You may use the latest version of the Office Multi-Language Pack for the Office system products you have with Software Assurance. Training Vouchers Provides in-depth technical classroom training for IT professionals and developers. You receive a number of Training Days based on the number of qualifying Office and/or Windows operating system licenses covered with Software Assurance. E-Learning Offers self-paced interactive training designed for end-users and IT professionals, delivered via Internet or Intranet. For every qualifying license (such as Word or Windows operating system) covered by Software Assurance, one person in your organization may access E-Learning courses for that product. Home Use Program Provides employees with the latest version of Microsoft Office for their home computer, via low-cost download. For each Office Application you have covered with Software Assurance, a user of the licensed PC or device may acquire at a low cost one copy of that product for use at home. Extended Hotfix Support Provides specific product fixes on a per customer incident basis, beyond the standard product support. While annual fees normally charged as part of an Extended Support agreement are waived, to receive this benefit you must have Software Assurance coverage for the related product pool and a Premier Support Agreement in place. 24x7 Problem Resolution Support Provides around-the-clock phone support for business critical issues or business hours phone support for non-critical. Unlimited email support can be used for non-critical problems. The number of support incidences and type (phone and web) for which you’re eligible is based on the type of Volume Licensing agreement and qualifying products. For details refer to the Microsoft Product List at http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/productlist/ For each licensed instance you run under qualifying licenses with Software Assurance and related CALs, you may run one instance of the software on a backup server for disaster recovery purposes. Passive Secondary Instance for SQL Server Provides licensing for backup servers dedicated to disaster recovery. Permits quarterly patching and testing as well as ongoing virtual machine replication from production servers to backup/ disaster recovery servers. For paid editions of SQL Server a Passive secondary instance is only permitted with Software Assurance. System Center Global Service Monitor (GSM) System Center Global Service Monitor is a cloud service that extends the application monitoring capabilities in System Center 2012 beyond your organization’s own network boundary. The GSM benefit is available to any customer with active Software Assurance coverage on the ‘System Center Standard Server ML’ or ‘System Center Datacenter Server ML’. Provides access to Microsoft Windows source code for internal development and support. To receive this benefit you must have Software Assurance coverage for all of your purchases under the systems product pool and have at least 1,500 desktops covered with Software Assurance. Payment for license and Software Assurance may be spread across three equal, annual sums. Available on all Volume Licensing programs, except Open License. Deployment Training Office Multi-Language Pack Support Eligibility Summary Provides new software version releases so you have access to the latest technology. New Version Rights Windows Virtual Desktop Access Rights Back-up for Disaster Recovery Specialized Benefit Summary Enterprise Source Licensing Program Spread Payments You may run a Passive secondary instance only if you have Software Assurance attached to paid editions of SQL Server. *Indicates benefits that may also be available to customers licensed for Microsoft Intune and/or Windows VDA subscription.