New Agreement Model • Moving to a model where Higher Ed executes the agreement and member institutions can enroll in it. • The agreement will be executed in June which means that we need to start the enrollment process no later than the first of May. • As incentive to enroll early, MS is offering an additional 8.3% (1/12) discount.
Campus Agreement Desktop • Basic Campus Agreement includes: • Windows upgrade: Remember, can only be used on a machine that came with an approved OEM license. • Office Pro (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, InfoPath, Communicator) • Publisher • Core Client Access Licenses (CAL): Windows server, Exchange server, SharePoint, Systems Management Server
Notable License Changes • Products no longer part of the Desktop bundle:- Frontpage- VisualStudio.net • Products to be added- OneNote • Departments can enroll individually in orderto purchase software not part of the Desktop
Pricing • We don't have new pricing on this yet. • Current price under old license is $53.00 • Select pricing of components is $185. • Remember: select you own, campus agreement you lease.
Considerations: • Office 12/2007 release in November 06 • Vista release in January 07
Vista • Version available to the U is Enterprise • Will have two flavors, Vista and IGER for legacy systems • Includes Virtual PC which allows you to run 1 instance at a time of another OS
Other Licensing Programs • Student Select • Allows faculty, staff, students to purchase product for home use • Academic Alliance • Allows classes in engineering, computer science, and information science that use MS products in the course of teaching the class to use the products for free. • Must register. • License expires at the end of the semester and copies of software must be destroyed.