The Open Value program is a flexible and affordable way to use and manage Microsoft licensed products under a single agreement. The program is a three-year term commitment that includes Software Assurance as a fixed benefit. The Open Value program has the following options from which to choose.
Organization-wide option (5 qualified devices minimum)
Open Value Organization-wide offers commercial and government organizations additional savings for standardizing all of their desktop PCs on one or more Microsoft enterprise products. With this single platform option, you can customize your desktop PCs by choosing separate components, including the desktop operating system, Microsoft Office suites, and CAL Suites, plus additional software products selected in your agreement that include the following platform product options:
- Desktop operating system: Windows Pro Upgrade and Windows Enterprise Upgrade
- Microsoft Office suite: Microsoft Office Professional Plus
- CAL Suites: Microsoft Core CAL Suite, Windows Small Business Server CAL Suite, and Enterprise CAL Suite The Open Value Organization-wide option includes discounts on company (organization)-wide deployment.
Non–Organization-wide option (5 qualified devices minimum)
If you need licenses for servers or for a limited number of desktop PCs, you can open a Non–Organization-wide Agreement for any product license purchases.