Keys to Understanding Microsoft Volume Licensing
To choose the optimal approach for your organization, you must first understand the major characteristics of Volume Licensing policies and programs. Areas for consideration:
The size and type of your organization
The products you want to license
The way in which you want to use those products
Microsoft tailors some of its programs to meet the needs of specific industries, depending on the primary function of the organization. For example, public sector organizations such as schools and universities.
For smaller organizations, the Open programs provide a simple, cost effective way to acquire the latest Microsoft technology.
To learn more:
Watch the Open programs comparison video (WMV 3:30 minutes)
Download the Microsoft Volume Licensing Reference Guide (PDF 2.07 MB)
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