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Microsoft Software Assurance for Academic Licensing Programs Agenda How to Get Software Assurance Software Assurance Overview Availability of Offerings Highlights Benefits Administration Resources How to Get Software Assurance Academic Open

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Microsoft Software Assurance for Academic Licensing Programs


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Agenda

  • How to Get Software Assurance

  • Software Assurance Overview

  • Availability of Offerings

  • Highlights

  • Benefits Administration

  • Resources

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How to Get Software Assurance

  • Academic Open

    • Include Software Assurance with License purchases (L&SA)

  • Academic Select

    • Include Software Assurance with License purchases (L&SA)

    • Select Software Assurance Membership (SAM) for a given product pool

  • Campus/School Agreement

    • All products included in specific agreement are covered by Software Assurance for the designated term

    • Includes Software Assurance Membership (SAM)

  • Full Packaged Product (FPP)

    • 90 days to enroll operating system or server licenses in Software Assurance

    • As of Office 2003, application products from OEM eligible for enrollment (FPP application products not eligible)

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Software Assurance

More Manageability

More Value

More Assistance

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Objectives of Software Assurance

  • Improve your experience

  • Strengthen our relationship

  • Add more value to Software Assurance based on customer research

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Highlights

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Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

New Version Rights

  • Gives access to new releases of software versions as they become available during the agreement term

    • Integrate the latest technology

    • Install at your own pace

    • Never have to buy a new License when migrating to new versions during agreement

    • Save on newest technology

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New Software Assurance Benefits

  • Microsoft Windows Vista™ Enterprise

    • For every Windows® client license covered by Software Assurance, customers will receive an upgrade license for Windows Vista Enterprise Edition upon its release.

  • Microsoft Virtual PC Express

    • For every Windows client license covered by Software Assurance, customers are entitled to one Virtual PC Express license.

  • Microsoft Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs

    • For every Windows client license covered under Software Assurance, Academic Select customers with Software Assurance Membership and Campus/School Agreement customers are entitled to install one copy of Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs as the Windows Client license.

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Open Value

Company-wide

Option

Select License/ Academic Select

EA/

EA

Subscription

Select License

SAM

Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

Open Value

TechNet Online Concierge Chat

  • Online Concierge Chat assisted search sessions and self-help

    • Get up-to-date IT information

    • Increase efficiency for finding solutions

    • Facilitate software deployment

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Open Value

Company-wide

Option

Select License/ Academic Select

EA/

EA

Subscription

Select License

SAM

Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

Open Value

TechNet Plus*

  • Access to Web-based support with Online Concierge, premium content, plus Managed Newsgroup Support, and TechNet Plus Subscription Media

    • Access extensive up-to-date IT information, service packs, hot-fixes, and more

    • Join managed newsgroups

    • Receive monthly access to for tools, utilities, drivers, articles

    • Increase efficiency for finding solutions

* Servers only

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Open Value

Company-wide

Option

Select License/ Academic Select

EA/

EA

Subscription

Select License

SAM

Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

Open Value

Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE)

Open Value

Company-wide

Option

Select License/ Academic Select

EA/

EA

Subscription

Select License

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

  • Tool based on Microsoft Windows XP Professional that speeds deployment through automation

    • Build custom solutions

    • Increase productivity by running Windows setups, scripts, and imaging applications

    • Keep desktops updated

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Open Value

Company-wide

Option

Select License/ Academic Select

EA/

EA

Subscription

Select License

SAM

Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

Open Value

Corporate Error Reporting

  • Allows control over what data is sent to Microsoft

  • Provides a clear and easy to use view of error data

  • Maps solutions to crashes

    • Identify which systems are failing and why

    • Connect to up-to-date knowledge and fixes

    • Actionable information when escalation is required

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Open Value

Company-wide

Option

Select License/ Academic Select

EA/

EA

Subscription

Select License

SAM

Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

Open Value

Extended Lifecycle Hotfix Support*

  • Customers with Software Assurance for their server software may request hotfixes for products in the Extended Support Phase (the two years following the five-year Mainstream Support Phase)

    • No need to sign an upfront contract or pay an initial fee for extended support until you determine a need

    • Benefits customers running third-party or proprietary legacy applications

* Servers only

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Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

“Cold” Backups for Disaster Recovery

  • Customers with Software Assurance for their server software can receive complimentary “cold” backup server licenses for the purpose of disaster recovery

    • A cold server is a server that is turned off until a disaster arises (No other processing or production is done on this server)

    • Must have a Microsoft server License enrolled in active Software Assurance

    • Also must have all corresponding Client Access Licenses (CALs) (if required by the software) enrolled in Software Assurance

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* Servers only


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Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

eLearning

  • Training for faculty/staff on Microsoft software

    • Receive self-paced instructional modules that can be conveniently accessed at their own PC, even offline

    • Get faculty/staff up to speed quickly on new products and update skills with latest knowledge

    • Desktop various Office applications and versions, Windows, and more…

    • Server courses on Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, ISA, and more…

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Academic Select

SAM

Campus/School Agreement

Academic Open

Academic Select

Sample eLearning Courses

Desktop:

  • Advanced Training for Outlook 2002

  • Advanced Training for Word 2002 

  • Deploying Office XP 

  • Core Training for FrontPage 2002

  • Core Training for PowerPoint 2002

  • Core Training for Word 2002

  • Core Training for Office XP

  • What's New: Office 2000 to Office XP

  • Core Training for Word 2000

  • Deploying Windows XP Professional

  • Implementing and Supporting Windows® XP Professional

  • Core Training for Windows XP Professional

  • What's New: Windows 2000 Professional to Windows XP Professional

  • More...

Server:

  • Implementing and Managing Exchange 2000

  • Administering a SQL Server 2000 Database

  • Programming a SQL Server 2000 Database

  • Windows 2000 Network and Operating System Essentials

  • Implementing Windows 2000 Professional and Server

  • Implementing a Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure

  • Implementing and Administering Windows 2000 Directory Services

  • Deploying and Managing ISA Server 2000

  • More…

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Benefits Administration

  • Benefits available via Microsoft Volume Licensing Services (MVLS) site

    • Track license purchases and agreements

    • Get benefits consumption reports

    • Access Volume License Keys

    • More…

  • Customers will be notified on how to access and use MVLS

  • MVLS Support: 1-866-230-0560 or [email protected]

  • For consortia, benefits allocated to the agreement holder

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Resources

For more information, visitwww.microsoft.com/education/?ID=SoftwareAssuranceand contact your Microsoft representative or reseller.

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