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  1. Microsoft Software Assurance for Academic Licensing Programs

  2. Agenda • How to Get Software Assurance • Software Assurance Overview • Availability of Offerings • Highlights • Benefits Administration • Resources Microsoft Software Assurance

  3. How to Get Software Assurance • Academic Open • Include Software Assurance with License purchases (L&SA) • Academic Select • Include Software Assurance with License purchases (L&SA) • Select Software Assurance Membership (SAM) for a given product pool • Campus/School Agreement • All products included in specific agreement are covered by Software Assurance for the designated term • Includes Software Assurance Membership (SAM) • Full Packaged Product (FPP) • 90 days to enroll operating system or server licenses in Software Assurance • As of Office 2003, application products from OEM eligible for enrollment (FPP application products not eligible) Microsoft Software Assurance

  4. Software Assurance More Manageability More Value More Assistance Microsoft Software Assurance

  5. Objectives of Software Assurance • Improve your experience • Strengthen our relationship • Add more value to Software Assurance based on customer research Microsoft Software Assurance

  6. Highlights Microsoft Software Assurance

  7. Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select New Version Rights • Gives access to new releases of software versions as they become available during the agreement term • Integrate the latest technology • Install at your own pace • Never have to buy a new License when migrating to new versions during agreement • Save on newest technology Microsoft Software Assurance

  8. New Software Assurance Benefits • Microsoft Windows Vista™ Enterprise • For every Windows® client license covered by Software Assurance, customers will receive an upgrade license for Windows Vista Enterprise Edition upon its release. • Microsoft Virtual PC Express • For every Windows client license covered by Software Assurance, customers are entitled to one Virtual PC Express license. • Microsoft Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs • For every Windows client license covered under Software Assurance, Academic Select customers with Software Assurance Membership and Campus/School Agreement customers are entitled to install one copy of Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs as the Windows Client license. Microsoft Software Assurance

  9. Open Value Company-wide Option Select License/ Academic Select EA/ EA Subscription Select License SAM Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select Open Value TechNet Online Concierge Chat • Online Concierge Chat assisted search sessions and self-help • Get up-to-date IT information • Increase efficiency for finding solutions • Facilitate software deployment Microsoft Software Assurance

  10. Open Value Company-wide Option Select License/ Academic Select EA/ EA Subscription Select License SAM Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select Open Value TechNet Plus* • Access to Web-based support with Online Concierge, premium content, plus Managed Newsgroup Support, and TechNet Plus Subscription Media • Access extensive up-to-date IT information, service packs, hot-fixes, and more • Join managed newsgroups • Receive monthly access to for tools, utilities, drivers, articles • Increase efficiency for finding solutions * Servers only Microsoft Software Assurance

  11. Open Value Company-wide Option Select License/ Academic Select EA/ EA Subscription Select License SAM Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select Open Value Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) Open Value Company-wide Option Select License/ Academic Select EA/ EA Subscription Select License SAM Campus/School Agreement • Tool based on Microsoft Windows XP Professional that speeds deployment through automation • Build custom solutions • Increase productivity by running Windows setups, scripts, and imaging applications • Keep desktops updated Microsoft Software Assurance

  12. Open Value Company-wide Option Select License/ Academic Select EA/ EA Subscription Select License SAM Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select Open Value Corporate Error Reporting • Allows control over what data is sent to Microsoft • Provides a clear and easy to use view of error data • Maps solutions to crashes • Identify which systems are failing and why • Connect to up-to-date knowledge and fixes • Actionable information when escalation is required Microsoft Software Assurance

  13. Open Value Company-wide Option Select License/ Academic Select EA/ EA Subscription Select License SAM Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select Open Value Extended Lifecycle Hotfix Support* • Customers with Software Assurance for their server software may request hotfixes for products in the Extended Support Phase (the two years following the five-year Mainstream Support Phase) • No need to sign an upfront contract or pay an initial fee for extended support until you determine a need • Benefits customers running third-party or proprietary legacy applications * Servers only Microsoft Software Assurance

  14. Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select “Cold” Backups for Disaster Recovery • Customers with Software Assurance for their server software can receive complimentary “cold” backup server licenses for the purpose of disaster recovery • A cold server is a server that is turned off until a disaster arises (No other processing or production is done on this server) • Must have a Microsoft server License enrolled in active Software Assurance • Also must have all corresponding Client Access Licenses (CALs) (if required by the software) enrolled in Software Assurance Microsoft Software Assurance * Servers only

  15. Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select eLearning • Training for faculty/staff on Microsoft software • Receive self-paced instructional modules that can be conveniently accessed at their own PC, even offline • Get faculty/staff up to speed quickly on new products and update skills with latest knowledge • Desktop various Office applications and versions, Windows, and more… • Server courses on Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, ISA, and more… Microsoft Software Assurance

  16. Academic Select SAM Campus/School Agreement Academic Open Academic Select Sample eLearning Courses Desktop: • Advanced Training for Outlook 2002 • Advanced Training for Word 2002  • Deploying Office XP  • Core Training for FrontPage 2002 • Core Training for PowerPoint 2002 • Core Training for Word 2002 • Core Training for Office XP • What's New: Office 2000 to Office XP • Core Training for Word 2000 • Deploying Windows XP Professional • Implementing and Supporting Windows® XP Professional • Core Training for Windows XP Professional • What's New: Windows 2000 Professional to Windows XP Professional • More... Server: • Implementing and Managing Exchange 2000 • Administering a SQL Server 2000 Database • Programming a SQL Server 2000 Database • Windows 2000 Network and Operating System Essentials • Implementing Windows 2000 Professional and Server • Implementing a Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure • Implementing and Administering Windows 2000 Directory Services • Deploying and Managing ISA Server 2000 • More… Microsoft Software Assurance

  17. Benefits Administration • Benefits available via Microsoft Volume Licensing Services (MVLS) site • Track license purchases and agreements • Get benefits consumption reports • Access Volume License Keys • More… • Customers will be notified on how to access and use MVLS • MVLS Support: 1-866-230-0560 or mvlshelpa@msdirectservices.com • For consortia, benefits allocated to the agreement holder Microsoft Software Assurance

  18. Resources For more information, visitwww.microsoft.com/education/?ID=SoftwareAssuranceand contact your Microsoft representative or reseller. Microsoft Software Assurance