The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is for customers that wants to subscibe hosting services, eg. dedicated server hosting or virtual private servers, and who would like to use Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server and other Microsoft applications on their servers.
The MS SPLA is a very flexible licens solution, which can be subscribe on a monthly basis and for other terms also.
Most of Microsoft Business software can be subscibe under SPLA terms, eg.:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2012 Web Edition processor license*
- Windows Server 2008 R2 vagy 2012 Standard Edition processor license
- Remote Desktop (terminal) client access license
- SQL Server Web Edition processor license
Az SPLA license is appropriate solutions for both dedicated physical and virtual servers.
(* the processor licenses valid for physical processor, not only for processor cores)