Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement are engagement licensing agreements for commercial organizations that sign a new registration with 500 or more users/devices and government organizations with 250 or more users or devices. These agreements are best for organizations that want to license company-wide microsoft software and cloud services over a three-year period and at the best available prices. Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA) is a transaction licensing agreement for commercial and government organizations that want to outsource the management of their entire cloud services through a cloud solutions provider (CSP). We offer several contract options to help partners license microsoft cloud services and on-premise software. Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) is a transaction licensing agreement for commercial, government and academic organizations with 250 or more users/devices. MPSA is most appropriate for organizations that wish to license Microsoft for software, cloud services or needs, without organizational-wide obligations or multi-year subscription options under a single agreement that does not expire. Software Assurance is optional. To host application server licenses with license mobility via Software Assurance, you must be an authorized license mobility partner. Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is intended for service providers and isvs who wish to license authorized Microsoft products to host software services and applications for end-customers. SPLA grants the licensing rights for the monthly host of certain Microsoft products for a period of three years, as described in the service provider Microsoft Use Rights (SPUR) with prices based on user rights. You must be a Licensing Solutions partner to be able to sell licenses and subscriptions through MPSA. You must also be an education dealer (AER) authorized by Microsoft to sell licenses via MPSA for Academic.
Microsoft Open License, Microsoft Open Value and Microsoft Open Value Subscription are Microsoft volume licensing agreements for organizations with 5-499 users/devices that want to license local Microsoft software, cloud services or both. Use these tools to download and manage your Microsoft volume licenses or to save and activate your product license keys. Enterprise agreements are aimed at medium and large companies that wish to purchase licenses for online services and/or software as well as backup software for all or part of their business. Companies can choose to either acquire indeterminate licences or acquire indeterminate subscription contracts for a fixed period (usually three years) under the business underwriting program. Online services can also be purchased through the enterprise agreement and subscriptions are generally structured over a three-year period.