The effective amount is the number of license fees per product and version with upgrades. It can be used to determine whether your organization has license deficits or surpluses per product and version. Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement (MOSA) is a transactional license agreement for commercial, government, and academic organizations with one or more users/devices. MOSA is best suited for organizations that want to subscribe, enable, deploy, and maintain cloud services seamlessly and directly over the Internet through the Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP). Local software and software assurance are not available through MOSA. Also known as a work or school account, they usually take the form firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com (where orgname is their employer`s email domain name). Microsoft Online Services for Open Agreements has moved to an activation model for keyless management. Once you have ordered your Open Online services, you will receive an email with a link and instructions on how to activate your services. The Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) is a transactional license agreement for commercial, government, and academic organizations with 250 or more users/devices. MPSA is best suited for organizations that want to obtain on-premises licenses of Microsoft software, cloud services, or both on demand, with no enterprise-wide commitment under a single, non-expiring agreement. Software Assurance is optional. Microsoft Open License, Microsoft Open Value, and Microsoft Open Value Subscription are Microsoft volume licensing agreements for organizations with 5 to 499 users/devices who wish to license on-premises Microsoft software, cloud services, or both.
The Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement are commitment-based licensing agreements for commercial organizations that sign up with 500 or more users/devices* and government organizations with 250 or more users/devices. These agreements work best for organizations that want to obtain on-premises licenses of Microsoft software and cloud services enterprise-wide over a three-year period and at the best available prices. .