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Price protection

There is fixed price protection for Online Services in an MPSA: in the previous example Blacken White Solicitors ordered 100 Office 365 E3 licenses and paid upfront for those licenses at the current price list price. If they then add…

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Payment

The MPSA enables the signing organization and its affiliates to buy under a single agreement, with Purchasing Accounts allowing an organization to structure themselves exactly as they want with regards to purchasing their licenses. You can find out more about…

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Points and pools

Licenses for Online Services are placed in product pools and given a points value in the same way as the licenses for on-premises products. Typically, these User SLs are assigned a points value of 1, and the minimums for a…

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License type availability

Generally speaking, there are different types of Online Services licenses available in the MPSA which license customers starting out with cloud solutions (Full User SLs), who need to move between editions (Step-up User SLs) and who want to try the…

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Product availability

Most of the Online Services are available through the MPSA. Notable exceptions are those products which are aimed at smaller businesses: for instance, the Microsoft 365 Business licenses and the Dynamics 365 Business Central licenses aren’t available, shown by the…

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BUYING ONLINE SERVICES: MPSA

This section focuses on how customers can buy the Online Services products through the MPSA. You can learn about the basics of the MPSA here, and how to buy on-premises products through the MPSA here.

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Availability of Microsoft 365 Apps licenses

Microsoft 365 Apps for business is aimed at smaller organizations and licenses are thus only available through CSP and the Open programs, while Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise User SLs are available through the Volume Licensing agreements and CSP. The…

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From SA licenses

Customers with active Software Assurance on their Office LTSC Professional Plus 2021 licenses have been able to purchase a Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise From SA User SL. Note that from February 1, 2024 new customers cannot buy From SA…

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