Microsoft's Open License Program

Volume Discounts for Minimal Up-Front Purchases

Small Threshold – Big Savings

  • Minimum purchase requirement is as little as five (5) licenses with no contracts to sign.
  • Pay-as-you-go model eliminates the need to forecast license purchases over the term of the agreement.
  • The Open License program also offers additional discounts for Government, Academic and Charity end users. Ask your account manager if you qualify.

Easily Place New Orders for up to 2 Years!

Need more licenses? No problem. Place additional orders for as little as ONE (1) license at time during the entire term of your agreement. Just reference your Authorization Number from your previous qualifying purchase.

Simplified Online Management

  • Microsoft will provide you an online tool for managing your licenses.
  • Maintain a single view of the products and quantities you have licenses for, obtain the license keys and download or order media, all from the VLSC (Volume License Service Center)!

Rest Assured with Software Assurance

  • Add insurance to your licenses purchased through the Open License program with Software Assurance.
  • Software Assurance gives you rights to obtain any new releases of your software during the 2-year authorization period. Just download the software off your secure VLSC!
  • Software Assurance also gives you the following benefits:
    • Option to install Vista Enterprise when purchasing Vista Business
    • MS E-Learning
    • Home Use Program
    • 24x7 Problem Resolutions Support
    • Cold Backups for Disaster Recovery
    • Extended Hotfix Support

Download and Deploy Fast

The Open License program makes installation easy. Deploy your new software to multiple machines on your network via download or single CD. No more CD for each desktop!

Just the Way You Want IT

  • Microsoft offers many programs to suit various needs. Other MS programs may be just right for you.
  • Purchasing in large volume?
    You may want to consider the unique benefits of a Microsoft Select or Enterprise Agreement.
    • Select - Recommended for organizations with 250 or more desktop PCs.
    • Enterprise - If your organization has a minimum of 250 desktop PCs and you want to license all of your qualified desktops for a three-year period, consider an Enterprise Agreement. - Learn More

Please contact your account manager or call 1-800-800-0019 to determine your qualifications.