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Windows 11 and VDA user licenses 

Server usage rights (see black ticks below) The following licenses include rights for licensed users to remotely access Window 11 Enterprise running in a virtual machine on a customer’s or Authorized Outsourcer’s dedicated server, or in Azure. Additionally, the VDA…

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Microsoft 365 Apps user licenses

Shared Computer Activation rights Deploying the Microsoft 365 Apps on servers requires Shared Computer Activation (SCA). The following User SLs include SCA rights: Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise Office 365 E3/E5 Microsoft 365 E3/E5 Microsoft 365 Business Premium The notable…

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Windows 11 and VDA device licenses

Flexible Virtualization Benefit (see blue ticks below) Windows 11 Enterprise device licenses with active SA or VDA Device SLs acquired through any Volume Licensing agreement are eligible for the Flexible Virtualization Benefit. Qualifying Operating System requirements Windows 11 Enterprise licenses…

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Office 2021 device licenses

Server usage rights (see black ticks below) The following device licenses include rights to remotely access Office running on a customer’s or Authorized Outsourcer’s dedicated server: Office 2021 LTSC Standard or Professional Plus licenses without Software Assurance acquired through CSP…

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Other server applications

Azure Hybrid Benefit (see green ticks below) Only eligible Windows Server and SQL Server licenses include the Azure Hybrid Benefit, and thus there are no green ticks for the other server applications in the table below. License Mobility through SA…

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SQL Server 2022

Azure Hybrid Benefit (see green ticks below) SQL Server Standard and Enterprise Core licenses with SA or purchased as Software Subscriptions are eligible for the Azure Hybrid Benefit. License Mobility through SA benefit (see orange ticks below) SQL Server Standard…

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Windows Server 2022 

Azure Hybrid Benefit (see green ticks below) Windows Server Standard and Datacenter Core licenses with SA or purchased as Software Subscriptions are eligible for the Azure Hybrid Benefit. License Mobility through SA benefit Windows Server licenses never have the License…

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Get the detail!

The following sections focus on each of the different products showing how the different benefits work together on the various hardware options: Windows Server 2022 SQL Server 2022 All other server applications Office 2021 device licenses Windows 11 and VDA…

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CSP-Hoster partners

A CSP-Hoster partner is both a SPLA partner and a Direct CSP partner who has signed the CSP-Hoster Authorization. This partner can access the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) to build solutions for customers who then either bring their own…

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