Rackspace customers have the flexibility to move their on-premise Microsoft application to our Cloud or Managed Hosting at any time without incurring additional licensing fees. This benefit is available to Microsoft Volume Licensing (VL) customers with eligible applications covered by active Microsoft Software Assurance (SA) contracts.
Work with your Microsoft representative, licensing procurement, or preferred reseller to confirm your licensing position:
The server applications must be on the following list of eligible products:
To view a full list of products eligible for License Mobility, see the ‘Software Assurance Benefits’ section of the Microsoft Product Use Rights (PUR) document.
Lower your infrastructure costs by deploying your applications on our Cloud or Managed Hosting platforms.
Steps to deploy on Rackspace Cloud ServersTM:
Steps to deploy on Rackspace Managed Hosting:
Within 10 days of deployment, complete the License Verification Form available on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website. Once complete, provide it to your Microsoft representative or preferred resell partner in order for them to submit to Microsoft.