Action Pack Solution Provider software
Find the software licenses included in your Action Pack Solution Provider subscription
Software licenses for Microsoft Action Pack Solution Provider subscriptions are for use at your company’s primary business location only. They must be used only for:
- Managing internal business
- Conducting demos with your customers
- Training your employees
- Developing and testing applications
These licenses may not be used for direct revenue-generating activities (such as website or email hosting, or custom solution development for monetary compensation). They also cannot be resold or used for personal reasons. Licenses are provided for the latest released versions of Microsoft software that are relevant to small and medium businesses (SMBs).
If you chose to have media shipped to you, these software license benefits are included (options vary by location). You can also download your software benefits from the Partner Digital Distribution Portal or TechNet site, depending on software usage rights. Software and languages included in downloads or shipped in kits are based on availability.
Microsoft continually updates benefits to include new software and current versions of software already available to subscribers. You can use these new benefits as soon as they are added to the following table. When earlier software versions are removed, you have 12 months from the effective date to upgrade your software to the newer version.
- Download a summary of software license benefits listed on this page
- Download software and access keys
|TechNet for Microsoft Action Pack Solution Provider|
|TechNet evaluation benefits||License grants|
|Access to more than 70 Microsoft infrastructure software titles for evaluation||1|
TechNet for Microsoft Action Pack Solution Provider is licensed per user and not per organization. Individuals in your organization who are assigned as users of the subscription may use the software for evaluation purposes only. To learn more about accessing your TechNet for Action Pack benefit, refer to the Action Pack support page FAQ.
|Internal-use rights software licenses|
|Microsoft software||Product key required for installation||License grants1||Comments|
|Microsoft MapPoint 2013 North America1 or Microsoft MapPoint 2013 Europe1||Yes||10|
|Microsoft Office Professional Plus 20131||Yes||10||These licenses do not allow for use in a Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environment.|
|Microsoft Project Professional 20131||Yes||1||These licenses do not allow for use in an RDS environment.|
|Microsoft Visio Professional 20131||Yes||1||These licenses do not allow for use in an RDS environment.|
|Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Standard||Yes||1|
|Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Standard client access licenses (CALs)1,2||No||10|
|Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Standard (per processor)1||No||1|
|Microsoft Lync Server 2013||No||1|
|Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Standard CALs1,2||No||10|
|Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013||Yes||1|
|Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise CALs (include Standard CALs)1,2||No||10|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2012 CALs||No||10|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence||Yes||2|
|Microsoft System Center 2012 Standard||Yes||1|
|Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010 client management license (ML)||No||10|
|Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010 Enterprise server ML||No||3|
|Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010 Management Server||Yes||1|
|Windows 8 Pro1||Yes||10||Windows 8 licenses are upgrade licenses only.|
|Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 Premium||Yes||1|
|Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 CALs||No||10|
|Windows Server 2012 CALs (not edition- specific)1,2||No||10|
|Windows Server 2012 Essentials||Yes||1|
|Windows Server 2012 Foundation||Yes||1|
|Windows Server 2012 RDS CALs1,2||Yes||10|
|Windows Server 2012 Standard||Yes||2|
|Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup||Yes||1|
|Microsoft Dynamics CRM Workgroup Server 20111||Yes||1 server 5 users maximum|
1Read important details about certain licensing benefits for Microsoft Action Pack Solution Provider.
2You do not need a separate key for the CALs, but you are bound to the number of licenses your organization is entitled to through your Action Pack Solution Provider subscription.