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.
1. Assess Your Microsoft Licenses
Work with your Microsoft representative, licensing procurement or preferred Microsoft Software licensing eligibility:
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.
2. Deploy with Rackspace
Lower your infrastructure costs by deploying your applications on our Cloud or Managed Hosting platforms.
Steps to Deploy on Rackspace Cloud Servers™
1. Select the size for your Rackspace Cloud Server for Windows.
2. Select your Windows Operating System.
3. Install your Windows application to your Rackspace Cloud Server for Windows.
Steps to Deploy on Rackspace Managed Hosting
Please contact your account team.
3. Verify Your Microsoft Licenses
Complete the License Verification Form available on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website within 10 days of deployment. Once complete, provide it to your Microsoft representative or preferred resell partner in order for them to submit it to Microsoft.