Designed for organizations with five or more desktop PCs, Open Value is for those who want to simplify
license management, manage software costs, and get better control over your investment. Licenses purchased
with an Open Value agreement also includes Software Assurance, providing access to valuable benefits such as
training, deployment planning, software upgrades, and product support which help you boost the productivity
of your entire organization.
Open Value Subscription provides the lowest up-front costs of the Open Program options with the flexibility
to reduce the total licensing costs in years when the desktop PC count declines This option gives your
organization the rights to run the software throughout your organization only during the term of the
agreement with Microsoft. You also have the ability to add the single platform option to an Open Value
Open License is a good choice if you are a corporate, academic, charitable, or government organization that
wants to pay as you go. You must have a minimum initial purchase of five software licenses for an Open
License agreement, but you can acquire additional licensed products through Open License in any quantity at
any time during the two-year agreement term.