Microsoft has released a document which details the purchase, activation, and support of Microsoft’s commercial software services known as Online Services. Microsoft Online Services is a set of services that can help you incorporate cloud-based computing into your business.
Microsoft Online Services Licensing Guide
Delivered via a subscription and offered over the Web, Online Services complement your existing Microsoft on-premise solutions for users with rich desktop PCs and for users accessing applications via a Web browser.
Microsoft Online Services have four different types of licenses.
- Services Subscription License (SSL)
- Add-on Subscription License (Add-on SL)
- User Subscription License (USL)
- Device Subscription License (DSL)
These four types of licenses are required in different ways and combinations for each of the Online Services, depending on which service category they fall into.
Microsoft Online Services have been stand-alone services traditionally offered through Microsoft Volume Licensing programs. With the addition of Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP), Microsoft now delivers specific Online Services via a subscription and across the Web.
People can thus use as many Microsoft Cloud Services as they want or as few. One in which software in the cloud integrates with software onsite. And one in which people get the quality Microsoft software they want and need—on their exact terms.
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