Volume Licensing can be tailored to the unique needs, size and purchasing preference of your organisation. It offers volume discounts and the option of flexible payment plans. It provides an effective way for you to add the latest Microsoft® products and upgrades to your business. That means you could save money and have greater control over your software investment.
There are two types of Volume Licenses suitable for businesses with fewer than 250 computers: Open Business and Open Value.
Who is it for?
Open Business and Open Value are suitable for small and midsized customers that need to purchase 5 or more licenses, and have fewer than 250 computers in their organisation.
There are three types of Volume Licenses suitable for businesses with more than 250 computers: Select License, Select Plus and Enterprise Agreement programs. These are also programs best suited to Government and Education customers.
Benefits of Volume Licensing
Open Business is a single agreement offering a 2-year term and upfront payments. It's designed for businesses that don't want to purchase large volumes of software but would prefer to pay for software licenses, as they need them. The initial order must be for five or more licenses but can include any combination of Microsoft products thereafter.
Open Value is a single agreement that offers a 3-year term and allows you to spread your payments over the term of the agreement. It allows you to add licensed products throughout the agreement term with annualised pricing which helps you to manage your cash flow. Open Value also provides options for you to acquire additional services, tools, support and training to help you maximise your software assessment.
The Open Value program offers three options:
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