Microsoft Open Licensing Guides
Software licensing can get confusing, which is why we compiled these Microsoft licensing guides to help you better understand the different programs and terms. SoftwareMedia offers Microsoft licenses through any of the following programs. If you need help deciding which program is right for you, check out our video on the Differences Between Microsoft Licensing Programs or contact us at 1-800-474-1045 x3
Microsoft Open Business
Learn more about the most popular licensing option through Microsoft Open Licensing. Learn about Software Assurance, the 5 license minimum requirement, how to obtain media, examples of how to buy, and more.
Microsoft Open Value
Learn about perpertual licensing with a minimum of just five licenses. Also learn about benefits, including Software Assurance, training, support, and flexible payment plans.
Microsoft Open Volume
Learn about product pools, points, and the other vital information you’ll need to understand in order to purchase large orders through Open Volume Licensing. Also learn about media, Software Assurance, and see examples on how to buy through Open Volume.
Learn about the Open government Program and how Government skus are actually available through either Open Business, Open Value, or Open Volume.