Action Pack subscription benefits

Action Pack subscription benefits include the latest internal-use rights software that you can use to run your business, sell your solutions, develop applications, and train your employees.

Important
These licenses must not be resold or used for direct revenue-generating activities, commercial purposes, personal purposes, or customer training.

Core Benefits now give partners the power of choice to mix-and-match online services and on-premise software licenses. Partners can choose between work-alike solutions for productivity, demonstration, development, testing, and internal training purposes.

Refer to the Product Usage Guide for important details regarding license use rights and limitations about each software product or online service. Your organization must comply with the use terms outlined in the guide.

Operating systems

Microsoft software License grants
Windows 10 Professional or Windows 10 Enterprise (Current Branch or 2016 Long Term Service Branch) (Upgrade Only) 10
Windows 10 Pro for Advanced PCs 10
Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2015 10
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro 10
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Enterprise 10
Windows Embedded 8 Standard 10
Windows Embedded 7 Standard 10
Windows Embedded POS Ready 7 10
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard 2
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 client access licenses (CALs) 10
Windows Server 2016 Standard 16
Windows Server 2016 CALs (not edition specific) 10
Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services (RDS) CALs 10
Windows MultiPoint Server 2016 CALs 10
Windows MultiPoint Server 2016 Premium 1
Windows Server 2016 Essentials 1
Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation 1
Windows Storage Server 2016 Workgroup 1

Productivity

Choice of cloud services or on-premises product for licenses granted

Cloud service On-premise License grants
Microsoft Office 365 (E3) Seats Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 5
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Standard CALs 5
Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015 Standard CALs 5
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise CALs (include Standard CALs) 5

Available on-premise only

Microsoft software License grants
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 5
Microsoft Project Professional 2016 1
Skype for Business Server 2015 1
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 1
Microsoft Visio Professional 2016 1
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Standard 1

Earn additional cloud licenses

Cloud service Offer details
Microsoft Office 365 (E3) Seats Partners can earn additional Office 365 licenses by selling Microsoft Online Services. Partners are eligible to receive an additional five seats of Office 365 after selling 25 seats of Office 365 within the previous 12 months.

Business solutions

Available cloud services only

Cloud services License grants Comments
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online (user subscription) 0 seats initial Partner can gain additional 5 Seats through 1 CRM Online deal with a minimum of 5 seats or at least 50 seats of O365 sales in the previous 12 months.

Available on-premise only

Microsoft software License grants Comments
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Workgroup Server 2016 1 1 server license provides access to five users.

Additional partner benefits

Cloud service Offer details
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Pro (user subscription) Partners may purchase up to 100 CRM Online seats for $45. This is a worldwide maximum across all subscribing countries.

Management

Choice of cloud services or on-premises product for licenses granted

Cloud service On-premise License grants
Microsoft Intune Microsoft System Center 2016 Client Management Suite 5
Microsoft System Center Config Mgr (current branch & LTSB 1606)
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

Available on-premise only

Microsoft software License grants
Advanced Threat Analytics Client Management License 5
R Server for Hadoop on Red Hat 1
R Server for Red Hat Linux 1
R Server for SUSE Linux 1
R Server for Teradata DB 1
Microsoft System Center 2016 Standard 16
Microsoft System Center 2016 Client Management Suite 10
Microsoft System Center Config Mgr (current branch & LTSB 1606) 10
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection 10

Additional partner benefits

Cloud service Offer details
Microsoft Azure US$100 monthly credit. Microsoft Azure credit is in addition to current onpremises internal-use software licenses
Enterprise Mobility Suite 5 licenses

Microsoft Action Pack subscribers also receive three Visual Studio Professional Subscriptions Three Visual Studio Professional subscriptions are available to you through your Microsoft Action Pack subscription.