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Microsoft Volume Licensing

Microsoft provide an extensive range of licensing options.

Enterprise Agreement (EA)
A comprehensive site license for businesses with 250 or more PCs, based on Office Professional, Core Client Access License for Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, System Center Configuration Manager Server and Windows Enterprise Upgrade.

Enterprise Subscription Agreement (ESA)
Similar to the Enterprise Agreement but subscription based.

Enrolment for Core Infrastructure (ECI)
An Enterprise-wide license for Core Infrastructure Servers and their Management Components, System Center Management Suite, Windows Server DataCenter & Forefront Client Protection.

Enrolment for Application Platform (EAP)
An Enterprise-wide license for the Microsoft Application Platform, BizTalk, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server.

Select Agreement
A flexible site agreement for businesses with 250+ PCs, where licenses are purchased ad hoc and discount is based on a forecast commitment.

Select Plus Agreement
Similar to Select Agreement though with a more flexible structure for those who buy Software Assurance.

Select Academic Agreement
Similar to the Select Agreement for businesses with 250+ PCs, though umbrella organisations such as NCTE can extend the discount level & license purchase rights to primary & secondary schools.

Campus Agreement
This is a site agreement for third level schools colleges and VECs which allows for a subscription-based approach to licensing Office, Windows and Server products. Minimum requirement is usually (though not always) 100 staff.

Open Business Agreement (MOLP)
This is an ad hoc entry level volume license agreement starting with a minimum purchase of 5 licenses (or equivalent).

Open Value Agreement (OV)
This agreement extends the simplicity of an Open Business (MOLP) agreement to a three year spread payment structure including Software Assurance rights such as Upgrade rights, Home Use Program and eLearning.

Open Value Subscription Agreement (OVS)
This is similar to the Open Value Agreement but is subscription based. Licenses are rented, not owned. Software Assurance is included.

Open Academic Agreement
An entry level agreement for schools & charities with 5 or more PCs.

Open Government Agreement (GOLP)
An entry level agreement, 5 PCs or more, for Government agencies.

Open Value Government Agreement
This agreement extends the simplicity of an Open Government (GOLP) agreement to a three year spread payment structure including Software Assurance rights such as Upgrade rights, Home Use Program and eLearning.

Open Value Subscription Government Agreement.
This is similar to the Open Value Agreement but is subscription based. Licenses are rented, not owned. Software Assurance is included.