The Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (Subscription), although inflexible and quite outdated, remains to be Microsoft’s hero offering. The Enterprise Agreement (EA & EAS) is a three-year contract designed for larger organizations with 500 or more users (employees) or devices (endpoints used by employees). The EA(S) offers volume licensing discounts, provides access to the latest technology updates and includes mandatory Software Assurance.
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Enterprise Agreement renewal – How does the renewal work?
Together all the blogs in this series form a deep dive into the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. Our aim is to share our knowledge so you can better your understanding of this complex licensing model.
This article is about the renewal process for the Enterprise Agreement. Inlcuding Microsoft Licensing Statement, how to approach negotiations and what you can negotiate.
EA spend – 10 tips to lower your costs
This blog series looks at all the basic aspects of the Enterprise Agreement. The EA is still one of Microsoft’s most popular licensing models, but it can be difficult to fully understand.
In this post we share 10 tips that can help you reduce your EA spend in the upcoming negotiations.
Enrollment types – What are the different options?
This series of blogs shares insights into the Enterprise Agreement. This complex licensing model remains one of Microsoft’s most popular.
This article talks about the 3 different Enrollment types, namely Enterprise Enrollment, Enterprise Subscription Enrollment & Server & Cloud Enrollment
Software Assurance – How does it work?
This series of blog posts delves into everything you need to know about the Enterprise Agreement.
The fifth post discusses what Software Assurance is, how it works and what the benefits are.
Annual Report vs True-up – What are the differences?
In this series of blog posts we cover everything related to the Enterprise Agreement.
This fourth article explains the difference between the Annual Report and the True-up. Never mix the two up again!
EA order requirements explained
This is the third post in our series exploring everything you need to know about the Enterprise Agreement.
This article is a deep dive into the Enteprise Agreement terms & conditions, incl minimum order requirements, how to license additional products, Use Rights and more.
Setting up Enterprise Agreement – How to guide
This blog series shares tips and insights on all the basics relating to the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement.
This second blog focuses on tips and suggestions for setting up your Enterprise Agreement, including how to scope your EA, reading the T&Cs, Customer Price Sheet & Product Selection Form.
Enterprise Agreement Basics
This series of blog posts will explore everything you need to know about the Enterprise Agreement basics.
This first blog discusses the basics of the EA, incl who it’s for, what can be licensed, structure and basic features.