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Perks of Microsoft Open Value Subscription Licensing

01.11.15 04:43 AM By jack.zhang

Technology is changing at an incredible pace and staying up to date is becoming more and more important in our competitive business world. Considering this, does it make sense for a business to spend a huge outlay of time and money every few years just to keep up? And once the upgrade is installed, how to you make sure the staff understand how to take full advantage of the new features? Would it make more sense to approach software as a subscription – spreading payments over the life of the software’s useful life – with rights to upgrade as new versions come out? Subscription licensing has become the primary choice for the large majority of our clients. It takes the responsibility of staying on top of software updates off the plate of upper management and makes it a recurring task of the IT department – an operational item, rather than a capital item that is usually tied to hardware upgrades or replacements. There are many benefits to this software model and it the interest of time, I have provided bullets outlining the advantages as listed by Microsoft below: ” Low Cost Option As a rental agreement OVS is a cost effective licensing agreement for small and medium sized companies. Access to Latest Versions of Microsoft Products OVS customers can automatically use the latest software available from Microsoft, ensuring they get the benefits of the best Microsoft has to offer. Pay According to Use Customers only pay for software actually installed. Each year, customers can increase and decrease the number of desktops as need be to support their business requirements...