A question I have been seeing quite a bit lately is, “I have a client that currently owns their licenses through the Open License Program and now they are interested in moving into the Open Value Subscription Program. How do I do this?” The answer to this is really quite straight forward and pretty easy. Here is how you would do it.
First, remember that all Open Value Subscription orders are based on one simple premise and three easy steps:
Premise: Initial Open Value Subscription order must be company-wide for at least one Enterprise product.
3 Easy Steps to Open Value Subscription:
That’s all there is to it. There are no authorizations you need to get to sell Open Value Subscription or special permits, etc. You can all sell it to your clients today. Something to remember when selling Open Value Subscription to your clients is that you can combine Open Value Subscription with the existing promotions and offers we have available right now, such as:
I hope that helps answer the question of how to use existing Open License products to transition into Open Value Subscription.
Thank you and have a wonderful day,
Eric Ligman Microsoft US Senior Manager Small Business Community Engagement This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
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