Purchase of Azure China
Online Service Terms (OST)
Here's where to find information about service terms:
Online Service Premium Agreement (OSPA)
The China Enterprise customer who wants to purchase Azure through a contractual process can choose an Online Service Premium Agreement (OSPA). This agreement supports two service models: Direct OSPA and Indirect OSPA. An OSPA discount can only be issued from a China local LSS or approved by the Business Desk. (As a reference for an OSPA discount, you can refer to Top Parent’s EA discount.)
|Direct OSPA||Indirect OSPA|
|Agreements||Customer signs OSPA Agreement packages directly with 21V.||Customer signs Commercial Contract with Partner, and Indirect OSPA Agreement T&Cs with 21V.|
|Agreement duration||3 years||3 years|
|Billing and payment||Customer pays directly to 21V.||Customer pays to Indirect Partner.|
|Support||21V supports.||21V supports, except billing, which is supported by Partners.|
Multi-Year Monetary Commitment (MYMC)
Large amount MYMC can be fulfilled by manual operations. The request could be raised by the local LSS, and approved by the local Business Desk.
Reserved Instances / Compute Pre-purchase (CPP)
Reserved Instances are not supported by China legacy commerce platform. But you can get the annually pre-committed price by CPP (Compute Pre-purchase). CPP is fulfilled by a CPP amendment (order form), attached to the OSPA.
CPP SKU and prices are in the price list, which can be accessed from 21Vianet and OSPA Indirect Partners.