Category: Enterprise Agreement

The Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (Subscription), although inflexible and quite outdated, remains to be Microsoft’s hero offering.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.

Understanding the ins and outs of the Enterprise Agreement is a full-time job; luckily one we can do for you. Our licensing experts can help you navigate the EA and plan for the best deal. Visit our Contract Negotiations page to find out more about how we can help you.


Licensing Windows 11 for your enterprise with LicenseQ
25 Sep
Posted by:   Erik Hollander

How to license Windows 11 for your Enterprise

Windows 11 has a very complicated licensing model for enterprise, so we have written a how-to guide to help you navigate licensing Windows 11.

Topics covered include Windows 11 Pro Upgrade licenses, Windows 11 Enterprise licensing, qualifying license, Virtual Desktop access and we provide tips for choosing the right option for your enterprise.

Understanding the EA renewal process
06 Apr
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

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.

10 tips reduce microsoft enterprise agreement spend
03 Apr
Posted by:   Dennis Toele

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.

Different types of enrollments
30 Mar
Posted by:   Erik Hollander

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

How does microsoft software assurance work
28 Mar
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

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.

Differences between Microsoft annual order and true up
24 Mar
Posted by:   Dennis Toele

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
22 Mar
Posted by:   Floris Klaver

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.

How to set up an Microsoft EA or EAS
20 Mar
Posted by:   Erik Hollander

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.

The basics of the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement
17 Mar
Posted by:   Dennis Toele

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.