Microsoft Reader Mailbag: Three Questions on Licensing Windows and Office

A Microsoft Volume Licensing Expert Answers your Burning Questions on Licensing Windows and Office. From time to time we ask UK-based licensing consultant and trainer, Louise Ulrick, to answer frequently asked questions on licensing. Here, she’s provided context for three scenarios on how to license Windows and Office to accommodate a changing business. Whether it’s…

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Delivery of Desktop-like Functionality through Outsourcer Arrangements and Service Provider License Agreements

Posted by: Joe Matz, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Licensing and Pricing, Microsoft Recently we have been asked whether and how Microsoft partners and outsourcers can use Windows 7 Clients on hosted server platforms to deliver desktops as a service while remaining consistent with their licenses.  Microsoft’s licensing allows the following: Customers that want to work…

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