Open Value License Programme (OV)

Customer Profile:

OV is a perpetual licensing scheme for companies of any size who wish to pay for their licenses annually over a 3 year fixed price term. Licenses can be purchased to cover all or a portion of the desktops and servers in a company.

Benefits:

Customer benefits include:
  • TRACKING : OV provides a single agreement to track all licenses on all your desktops, standardise on software versions on all your PCs
  • CONTROL : Customers can upgrade to the current version at any time or deploy a mix of software versions on different PCs
  • SPREAD PAYMENTS : OV lets you spread the cost of licensing over 3 years with price protection
  • Entry & Discount Levels:

    There is a minimum entry level purchase of 5 of any type of license, unless the purchase is for one server processor license or one MSDN license when this will suffice to start an agreement. Any quantity of licenses can then be added to this agreement under the same authorisation number.
    There is a single discount level.

    Entry & Discount Levels :

    There is a minimum order level of 5 licenses and Software Assurance (SA) is included. If a customer purchases for every PC in the organization – “company-wide” – a discount applies. Otherwise, there is just one level.

    Maintenance & Upgrades :

    SA is purchased with the license and includes the right to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft software and last for the 3 years of the agreement. SA covers various benefits including : SA can be renewed at the end of the OV agreement. Renewal of SA coverage acquired through any Microsoft Volume Licensing Program also qualifies for participation in OV. There are no upgrades in OV apart from the Operating System.

    Delivery :

    Microsoft contacts the customer directly with an agreement number and license agreements can be viewed in the Microsoft Volume License Services (MVLS) website. Order confirmations are also posted here. Free-of-charge media is provided with the initial product order, and additional media can be ordered from SellSoft.

    Media :

    Free-of-charge media is provided with the initial product order, and additional media can be ordered from SellSoft. You may copy and use images, clip art, animations, sounds, music, shapes, video clips and templates provided with the software and identified for such use in documents and projects that you create. You may distribute those documents and projects non commercially. If you wish to use these media elements or templates for any other purpose, go to www.microsoft.com/permission to learn whether that use is allowed. Any new CDs purchased, or lost CDs replaced, must be in line with the customer’s licensed version.

    Rights To Use Other Languages:

    Under OV, customers who acquire a license for a particular product are eligible to switch to another language version of that product for no additional charge, provided that the desired language version does not have a higher price than the originally acquired version.

    Downgrade Rights:

    Customers can define their enterprise to: Affiliates or subsidiaries must be within the EU and orders must be placed with an authorised Microsoft reseller in the affiliate's country.

    Perpetual/Non-Perpetual:

    Licenses are perpetual.

    Returns:

    Licenses may be RMA’dup to 21 calendar days (not working days) from when the order was processed with Microsoft. No replacement order is necessary.

    How Do I Order?

    Email sales@sellsoft.ie for an immediate quote and options.

    Information Required With Orders:




    Open Value License Programme (OV) Company-Wide Option

    Customer Profile:

    Company-wide OV offers additional savings and a single price per desktop for customers who want to standardise all their desktops on one or more Microsoft products.

    Benefits:

    Customer benefits include:

    Entry & Discount Levels:

    There is a minimum order level of 5 licenses and Software Assurance (SA) is included. There is a 15% Platform discount for a customer deploying a Company-Wide OV.

    Maintenance & Upgrades:

    SA is purchased with the license and includes the right to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft software and last for the 3 years of the agreement. SA covers various benefits including :

    SA can be renewed at the end of the OV agreement. Renewal of SA coverage acquired through any Microsoft Volume Licensing Program also qualifies for participation in OV.

    There are no upgrades in OV apart from the Operating System.

    Delivery:

    Microsoft contacts the customer directly with an agreement number and license agreements can be viewed in the Microsoft Volume License Services (MVLS) website. Order confirmations are also posted here. Free-of-charge media is provided with the initial product order, and additional media can be ordered from SellSoft.

    Media:

    Free-of-charge media is provided with the initial product order, and additional media can be ordered from SellSoft. You may copy and use images, clip art, animations, sounds, music, shapes, video clips and templates provided with the software and identified for such use in documents and projects that you create. You may distribute those documents and projects non commercially. If you wish to use these media elements or templates for any other purpose, go to www.microsoft.com/permission to learn whether that use is allowed.

    Any new CDs purchased, or lost CDs replaced, must be in line with the customer’s licensed version.

    Rights To Use Other Languages:

    Under OV, customers who acquire a license for a particular product are eligible to switch to another language version of that product for no additional charge, provided that the desired language version does not have a higher price than the originally acquired version.

    Downgrade Rights:

    Customers must purchase the latest version of the license but are allowed to downgrade to a previous version if required.

    Rules For Affiliate Offices:

    Customers can define their enterprise to: Affiliates or subsidiaries must be within the EU and orders must be placed with an authorised Microsoft reseller in the affiliate's country.

    Perpetual/Non-Perpetual:

    Licenses are perpetual.

    Returns:

    Licenses may be RMA’dup to 21 calendar days (not working days) from when the order was processed with Microsoft. No replacement order is necessary.

    How Do I Order ?

    Email sales@sellsoft.ie for an immediate quote and options.

    Information Required With Orders:





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