Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement

Enabling service providers like you to deliver services to third parties using Microsoft software.

SPLA Key Benefits:

  • No upfront costs for software
  • Pay monthly only for what you use
  • Licensing per user, per core or per processor
  • Global reach with services delivered around the world
  • Latest versions of demos, tests and evaluations


SPLA = Path to Revenue

With SPLA, Microsoft has built a comprehensive hosted services platform designed to meet a variety of customer requirements and expectations. It has also built a profit engine designed to maximise channel revenue, based on a specific program for participation. By purchasing a SPLA license, you enable your business to sell usage of managed services to as many customers as you can find when marketing your newly expanded services.

By leveraging your customer relationships, you can use SPLA to increase your service offerings, and thereby your revenue streams. By doing this, you accelerate cloud transformation both in your business and in the global marketplace.

Workloads End-Customer pain points SPLA Solutions

Web

Hosting

  • Need better scalability and performance
  • Need scale to accommodate bursts in traffic
  • Want single dev/customize/deploy environment

Hoster provides Windows Server-based solution

that is massively scalable and has high

performance, offering commerce, multimedia, and

complex corporate website capabilities

Database

Hosting

  • Ongoing app and website performance issues
  • Data storage/management limitations
  • Increasing total cost of ownership (TCO)

Hoster provides a platform for modernizing the

customer's apps, and moving mission-critical data-intensive

workloads to a hosted environment,

gaining scalability and performance

Application

Hosting

  • Migrating older apps requires re-writing code
  • Critical apps running on older OS/hardware
  • Customers need access from anywhere they are

Hosters helps the customer upgrade its computing

environment while retaining its ability to use legacy

mission-critical and line-of-business apps in a

virtualized environment

Infrastructure

Hosting

  • Limited in-house IT resources and knowledge
  • Need to upgrade without replacing hardware
  • Need quick, easy ways of offering new apps

Hoster manages customer's server as either a

dedicated or multitenant environment, in one of

three formats: Hosted Servers, Infrastructure as a

Service, or Virtual Machines

Desktop

Hosting

  • Customers need access from outside the office
  • Deploying new apps is costly and difficult
  • Increasing regulatory compliance requirements

Hoster delivers all applications—including desktop

apps, business apps, and Microsoft Office—that the

customer's users can access from anywhere at any

time on any device

Workloads End-Customer
pain points
Web
Hosting
  • Need better scalability and performance
  • Need scale to accommodate bursts in traffic
  • Want single dev/customize/deploy environment
Database
Hosting
  • Ongoing app and website performance issues
  • Data storage/management limitations
  • Increasing total cost of ownership (TCO)
Application
Hosting
  • Migrating older apps requires re-writing code
  • Critical apps running on older OS/hardware
  • Customers need access from anywhere they are
Infrastructure
Hosting
  • Limited in-house IT resources and knowledge
  • Need to upgrade without replacing hardware
  • Need quick, easy ways of offering new apps
Desktop
Hosting
  • Customers need access from outside the office
  • Deploying new apps is costly and difficult
  • Increasing regulatory compliance requirements
Workloads SPLA Solutions
Web
Hosting
Hoster provides Windows Server-based solution that is massively scalable and has high performance, offering commerce, multimedia, andcomplex corporate website capabilities
Database
Hosting
Hoster provides a platform for modernizing the customer's apps, and moving mission-critical data-intensiveworkloads to a hosted environment, gaining scalability and performance
Application
Hosting
Hosters helps the customer upgrade its computingenvironment while retaining its ability to use legacymission-critical and line-of-business apps in avirtualized environment
Infrastructure
Hosting
Hoster manages customer's server as either a dedicated or multitenant environment, in one of three formats: Hosted Servers, Infrastructure as a Service, or Virtual Machines
Desktop
Hosting
Hoster delivers all applications—including desktop apps, business apps, and Microsoft Office—that the customer's users can access from anywhere at any time on any device

Why do you need the SPLA program?

The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) will benefit your business if your company provides one of the following:

  • Hosts websites using Microsoft software for other organizations
  • Rents out PCs, servers or laptops with Microsoft software installed on them
  • Delivers managed services utilising Microsoft software on customer servers on customer premises
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Dynamics ERP
  • allows other organizations to use any of your applications that are built on Microsoft software such as Windows Server or SQL Server
  • Provides services to customers that make available, display, run, access, or otherwise interact, directly or indirectly, with Microsoft licensed Products.

Key Contacts:

 

Strategy & Enablement Specialist
Santhosh Simon
santhosh.simon@rhipe.com

 

Operations
rhipe Program Operations
program.operations@rhipe.com

rhipe will help you by:

  • Facilitating the formal agreements between you and Microsoft
  • Providing you with ongoing licensing scenario advice
  • Helping you network with other service providers to explore opportunities to deliver joint offerings
  • Escalating complex issues to Microsoft on your behalf
  • Collect your monthly usage reports and submit them to Microsoft

Onboarding