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Volume Licensing agreements are a cost-effective and flexible way to acquire the latest Microsoft products and services for emerging IT options and changing workforce requirements, help standardize IT, and simplify license management. Wherever possible Microsoft works to continue to drive additional value into volume licensing programs as well as simplify terms and conditions which govern them.
For instance, we have updated the Enterprise Agreement so customers can add enterprise subscription agreements into a single company agreement, and we’ve also made progress simplifying the language of the Product Use Rights document. Still, we know licensing is a multifaceted and sometimes nuanced discipline which ideally needs a continual refresh of knowledge by those who procure, maintain, and monitor software license use and compliance. This raises the question: who should be on your volume licensing dream team?
Consider this a primer to help select the best-qualified advisory guide, including Large Account Resellers (LAR)s who’ve met the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) competencies, Software Asset Management (SAM) professionals, and others. Don’t overlook opportunities to develop your own team, too, through coursework and camps.
A number of options exist to get your team smart on licensing:
What do you look for in a trusted advisor? What questions do you have for Microsoft Volume Licensing? Embed your questions below or reach out to @Msft_VL on Twitter with your thoughts.
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