Software licensing is a contract of agreement between the software publisher and the end user regarding the use or redistribution of the software. There are various license options Microsoft offers, such as retail license, OEM license and volume license. Choosing the best licensing option to your business helps you reduce cost, get more customized purchasing options, and improve your software management. Additionally, software assurance that comes with licenses helps you get the most out of your software investment.
Article ID: 2808203 - Last Review: Sep 23, 2016 - Revision: 1