Access to the Licensed Microsoft Software and Updates
Microsoft software for G-EAS and G-EA program
beCloud is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network partnership program and the holder of the official status – Government Partner in the Republic of Belarus.
This status provides beCloud with the opportunity to supply Microsoft software products to state bodies and organizations of the Republic of Belarus under the centralized Government Framework Agreement (GFA) for volume licensing programs: Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Subscription (EAS) and Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA).
Special cost of licenses.
Reduced software ownership cost.
Fixed cost of licenses.
Centralize software procurement from a single source.
The Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Subscription are volume licensing programs designed for organizations with 250+ computers who are ready to choose the Microsoft platform as their corporate standard.
Through the Enterprise Agreement and Enterprise Agreement Subscription the organization licenses the Microsoft base products for all the PCs that it uses, and payment is made in the form of annual payments.
The main difference between the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Subscription programs is that under the first agreement the licenses are acquired for permanent use, while the second involves the use of the licensed software only during the term of the agreement.
Thus, the Enterprise Agreement is inherently a purchase of software products in instalments, while the Enterprise Agreeement Subscription is more suitable for organizations that prefer to rent software on favourable terms paying an annual fee for its use.
As part of the Service, the customer gets access to installation packages for licensed Microsoft software products, access to activation keys for using these software products, and the ability to use the latest versions of chosen products (Software Assurance right).
- Lower total cost of the ownership.
Payment is made in the form of annual payments which allows to avoid large one-time investments in the purchase of software.
Standardization on the Microsoft platform leads to significantly reduced expenditures on training and users’ support. The ability to use the latest versions of Microsoft products (Software Assurance).
There is no need to track the versions in use, which leads to the reduction in administrative costs and unplanned costs for purchasing new versions.
- Reducing the risk of the unlicensed software use.
During the term of the Enterprise Agreement, the customer is entitled to use the licensed products on all computers included in the agreement and to add new computers during the term of the agreement, placing orders for new licenses as the licenses begin to be used or on the anniversary of the agreement.
- Ability to fully control the cost of software purchasing.
The cost of licenses per PC remains constant throughout the term of the agreement, and the automatic activation of the Software Assurance option allows you to insure against possible price increases due to the release of new versions.
The software provided under the agreement is located on the territory of the Republic of Belarus, on the resources of the republican platform operating on the basis of cloud computing technologies.
The General rules for the provision of services using the Republican platform can be found here.
For more information, please contact beCloud sales department:
+375 17 287 11 11;
+375 17 287 11 49;