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Does Microsoft SPLA include support?

No. As a part of service provider’s value added services, you are responsible for providing technical product support for the Microsoft licensed products you deliver to your customers.

Does Microsoft SPLA include support?

No. As a part of service provider’s value added services, you are responsible for providing technical product support for the Microsoft licensed products you deliver to your customers.

How does Microsoft licensing work with VMware?

Licensing is the same regardless of the hypervisor being used. Licensing is based on host core count. Each host needs to be licensed. A minimum of 8 core licenses is required for each physical processor and a minimum of 16 core licenses is required for each server.

What is Microsoft SPLA?

Overview. With the Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA), service providers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can license eligible Microsoft products on a monthly basis, during a three-year agreement term, to host software services and applications for their customers.

What is the difference between CSP and SPLA?

The conclusions for Windows Server licenses: In fact, the 3-year CSP subscription licensing even offers a significant cost advantage over the SPLA Data Center licenses. However, the big difference is that the Data Center edition can be shared among many customers.

Does SPLA include Software Assurance?

Do I have to pay additional cost for software assurance benefits such as latest version rights? No. Your SPLA cost already includes benefits such as latest version rights, DR & fail-over rights (for applicable products).

How many Datacenter licenses do I need?

Each processor needs to be licensed with a minimum of eight core licenses (four 2-packs). Each physical server, including single-processor servers, will need to be licensed with a minimum of 16 Core Licenses (eight 2-packs or one 16-pack). One core license must be assigned for each physical core on the server.

Can I bring my VMware license to AWS?

Through our partnership, customers can use additional services like Amazon RDS for VMware. Can I use my existing Windows Server licenses in VMware Cloud on AWS? Yes.

Do you need cals with SPLA?

There’s no server + CAL model in SPLA. You license either per core or per user depending on the product. Remember, SAL is not licensed per server, but for each user that has access to that server.

How does SPLA licensing work?

The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is a licensing program that provides a hosting offer to service providers and ISVs to lease or rent licenses of Microsoft products on a monthly basis, and to provide hosting services and applications to the end customer.

What is SPLA reporting?

SPLA, as with most Microsoft licensing, is a predominantly trust based system and Service Providers (LSP) simply report back their software usage to their LAR (Large Account Reseller) on a monthly basis.

How do I activate my SPLA license?

To active the SALs from the MyCloudIT dashboard, navigate to your deployment, then the Details Page. On the Details page, towards the bottom you will find the SPLA section and to leverage the MyCloudIT SPLA licensing, just click Activate.

Can an MSP purchase Microsoft SPLA for VMware Cloud on AWS?

No, an MSP is not able to bring their existing Microsoft SPLA agreements to VMware Cloud on AWS. Licenses for any Windows Server and SQL instances running on VMware Cloud infrastructure will have to be purchased through VMWare.

What is the support for SPLA customers through the service provider license agreement?

SVVP doesn’t apply to vendors that are hosting Windows Server or other Microsoft products through the Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement Program (SPLA). Support for SPLA customers is provided under the SPLA agreement by the SPLA hoster. SPLA customers should contact their SPLA hoster for support.

What is the Microsoft SPLA?

With the SPLA, service providers can license eligible Microsoft products on a monthly basis, during a three-year agreement term, to host software services and applications for their customers. The SPLA supports a variety of hosting scenarios to help you provide highly customized and robust solutions to a wide set of customers. Q.

What is the difference between SVVP and SPLA support?

SVVP doesn’t apply to vendors that are hosting Windows Server or other Microsoft products through the Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement Program (SPLA). Support for SPLA customers is provided under the SPLA agreement by the SPLA hoster.