Open Value is a Microsoft Volume Licensing program designed for businesses (in regions where available) with between 2 and 250 computers that are looking to take advantage of the various benefits of Microsoft’s Software Assurance offerings (like Upgrade Protection, Home Use Rights, eLearning, etc.), with the ability to make annual payments instead of the up-front payments required by Open License. It offers the option to purchase licenses with Software Assurance, Upgrades with Software Assurance (Windows Desktop O/S), and Software Assurance (for adding to qualified licenses). It offers perpetual licenses and is a three-year program. Available through any Microsoft reseller.