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Citrix | 5 Reasons to offer NetScaler as a Service through Citrix CSP

Citrix NetScaler is an all-in-one web application delivery controller that makes applications run five times better, reduces web application ownership costs, and makes sure that applications are always available. It is deployed in thousands of networks around the...

Microsoft | License Mobility Update

Changes to the December “Product Terms” improve the value of License Mobility for VL customers. Microsoft now allows fail-over rights for SQL Server and Dynamics AX on shared servers. Prior to this change, VL customers only had fail-over rights for on-premises...

Citrix CSP – Pay as you go-grow model

3W’s – What- Why – Which What is the Citrix Service Provider Program? The Citrix Service Provider (CSP) Program is a Citrix partner program designed specifically for service providers who provide and/or resell hosted software services to end-user customers. The CSP...

BPS Middle East Wins “2015 Microsoft CSR (SPLAR) Award for MEA”

For the second time, Microsoft MEA Recognizes BPS on  14.10.2015 for “Excellence in Execution”. BPS Middle East aggregate  and distribute the SPLA Program via a strong partner eco-system made of distinguished service providers since more than 9 years in the Middle...

Managed PC for Windows 10

Windows 10 is now available through an updated Managed PC Amendment in SPLA. This allows Service Providers to provide the Windows Desktop OS on Rental PC’s. The pricing, sku, and use rights will remain the same. Please be aware that partners who wish to use Windows 10...

Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SharePoint SAL without SQL

Microsoft Dynamics CRM versions have a requirements in order to operate correctly. Microsoft Dynamics CRM technology would surely need a Microsoft SQL database to store the entries. Below are the complete requirements to use Microsoft Dynamics CRM include: Microsoft...

SharePoint Enterprise without SharePoint Standard

The SharePoint Subscriber Access License (SAL) is to be used in case: There are only internal users (employees) The external users are countable and SALs can be assigned to specific people. For each user accessing a SharePoint Server. For each user using the...

Multiplexing- SQL SAL

What is Multiplexing? Multiplexing is a hardware or software that a customer uses to: pool connections; reroute information; reduce the number of devices or users that directly access or use the product; or reduce the number of operating system environments (or OSEs),...

How to offer Microsoft Office Through SPLA

Offering a hosted Office solution requires the appropriate licensing of the entire software solution stack. The software solution stack includes Windows Server, Remote Desktop Services, and Microsoft Office. Windows Server You must license Windows Server in support of...

Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service for Hosting 2010 R2

Microsoft adds Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Synchronization Service as a separate SPLA software product for partners that only need synchronization capabilities. FIM Synchronization Service is offered under the processor license model. Service providers should...

Updates to Microsoft Exchange Standard Subscriber Access License (SAL)

Microsoft has added Unified Messaging (UM) capabilities to the Exchange Standard SAL in the April Services Provider Use Rights (SPUR). Service providers who report Exchange Standard SAL may deploy UM services starting April 1 at no additional charge from Microsoft....

Dynamics AX 2012 R3 to launch in SPLA license program

Microsoft announces plans to launch Dynamics AX 2012 R3 in the SPLA license program after July 1, 2014. The existing AX SAL model remains unchanged. We will improve the roles available with the Functional SAL and Task SAL. Service providers should download new license...

Lync server multi-tenant pack for partner hosting

Lync Server Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting is a unified communications (UC) solution for telecom and hosting providers. The Lync Server Multitenant Hosting Pack features include integration with Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Outlook, and other...

FAQ (For SPLA Partners): License Mobility through Software Assurance

Today, customers have a range of IT deployment options: on-premises, Microsoft delivered cloud services, and partner delivered cloud services. Microsoft is offering License Mobility through Software Assurance to provide customers the flexibility to deploy certain...

FAQ (For SPLA Partners): Partner-Hosted Microsoft Office

With the Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA), you can create and deliver a hosted Microsoft Office solution. This guide will take you through the required licensing components for providing a partner-hosted Office solution to your end users. Required...