The Department of Internal Affairs has entered into a new agreement with Microsoft to supply Microsoft Cloud and Software products to eligible government agencies. The agreement will take effect from 1 October 2018 to replace existing G2012/G2015 agreements. The Microsoft Cloud, Software and Services Agreement (MCSSA) is a cross-government Microsoft volume licensing agreement that includes subscription-based, perpetual, and cloud services licensing.
The scope of the agreement covers desktop software licensing for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office and Client Access Licenses as well as enterprise software for Microsoft Windows Server Exchange, SharePoint and SQL Server database and cloud enterprise solutions such as Office 365 and Azure public cloud.
To join and buy off the contract, visit Microsoft Cloud, Software and Services Agreement - digital.govt.nz