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How Does This Change Impact Existing Volume Licensing Contracts?

  • Mid-term Enterprise Agreement (EA), Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS) and Server and Cloud Enrolment (SCE): Existing EA, EAS and SCE contracts have price protection on previously ordered products and will not experience a price change during the term of their agreement. Any new product additions will be priced at current price list price.
  • Renewing and New EA/EAS: Renewals and new agreements will be priced at then current price list price.
  • Mid-term Open Value (OV) Agreement company-wide & Open Value Subscription Agreement company-wide: Existing OV and OVS company-wide contracts have price protection on previously ordered products and will not experience a price change during the term of their agreement. Any new products will be priced at the current price list price.
  • Mid-term Open Value (OV) Agreement non-company-wide: For OV non-company-wide purchases there is no price protection and new orders will be priced at current price list price.
  • Renewing and New OV/OVS Agreement: Renewals and new agreements will be priced at then current price list price.
  • MPSA Cloud sales: MPSA online services benefit from price protection until subscription renewal. At renewal, pricing resets to then current price list price.
  • Open License Agreement: For purchases under Open, there is no price protection and new orders will be defined by the price list at the time of order.
  • Cloud Solution Program (CSP) and Syndication: Existing subscriptions receive price protection during their term which is normally twelve months from the start of paid subscription. Additional CSP seats to an existing subscription after January 1, 2019 will be at the previous billing price which remains in place for the remaining twelve-month term purchased before January 1, 2019.
  • Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP) with annual commitment and monthly billing: Existing MOSP customers with an annual commitment receive price protection during their term. Adding seats to an existing subscription after January 1, 2019 will be at the previous billing price which remains in place for the remaining twelve-month term purchased before January 1, 2019. Renewals will be subject to the then current prices.
  • Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP) with pay-as-you-go and monthly billing: Customers under the ‘pay-as-you-go’ model enjoy the benefits of no minimum purchase requirements or future commitments with Microsoft and have flexible pricing. For these customers prices will increase effective January 1, 2019.
  • Customers under trial: Prices are determined at the time of paid sign-up.
  • Promotions: Customers enjoying previously ordered promotion pricing are protected on previously ordered services and will not experience a price change during the term of the agreement. Orders for new services will be priced at the then current promotion pricelist price.
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