Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA)

Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA)

As one of the top 3 Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA) resellers, Crayon is proud to announce that we have recently been awarded SPLA reseller authorization in the United States. SPLA is a rental agreement for the rental of Microsoft software licenses specifically designed for hosting companies.

SPLA has been designed for service providers and independent software vendors (ISVs) who want to license the latest eligible Microsoft software products to provide software services and hosted applications to end customers.

With a SPLA agreement from Microsoft, the Service provider will receive an agreement tailored for service production. This means that all obstacles and risks associated with starting up a business offering services to third parties. 

What are the benefits of a SPLA Agreement? 

  • 3-year agreement
  • 90-day test and evaluation licenses
  • Flexibility to deliver tailored IT services to your customers through a dedicated or shared hosting environment.
  • Pay only for licenses based on what you make available to provide software services for each month. (You will need to report a minimum of 100 dollars per month).
  • Monthly reporting in arrears
  • Software Assurance included (Always access to the latest version)
  • License models are mainly based on either SAL (Subscriber Access License), CPU (Processor) or Cores
  • SPLA utilizes its own product use rights, referred to as the SPUR (Service Provider Use Rights)
  • Provide your customers with the most current and capable Microsoft platform. 
  • Use Microsoft Products to deliver software services to end customers in and from any part of the world where distribution is legally allowed.
  • Learn more here

Crayon’s unique tools and people make managing your reporting and consumption under the Microsoft SPLA framework EASY!  We allow you to focus on what’s important - your business, rather than worrying about administrating your customers' technology consumption.