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Microsoft Open Licence

Microsoft provides software that enables you to create project plans, flowcharts, and presentations under an Open Licence at the University of Otago. This software is available for both Mac and Windows computer platforms.

On this page you will find information about purchasing and licensing Microsoft Open Licence software through Information Technology Services (ITS) including:

Microsoft Open Licence software available through ITS

The Microsoft Open Licence covers the following popular Microsoft software products:

Microsoft server products

There are also a number of open source and freeware software products available through ITS. Read more about these products on our open source and freeware webpage.

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System requirements for Microsoft Open Licence software

The requirements listed below are for both Windows and Mac OS operating systems.

Project Pro system requirements for Windows

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 10 Server, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk: 3.0 GB available disk space

Miscosoft server products are available on request. Please contact ITS Procurement and Licensing to discuss your requirements.

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Microsoft Open Licence software usage and licence terms

  • Staff and departments can use Microsoft Open Licence products on University-owned computers.
  • A perpetual licence is available with the option of purchasing software assurance, which entitles you to any product upgrades over a two-year period.
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Prices for Microsoft Open Licence software

University departments

Note that the prices listed below can fluctuate due to exchange rates. Please contact ITS Procurement and Licensing for confirmation of pricing.

Product

Price

Project 2016 Licence: $146.00
With Software Assurance: please request a quote
Visio Professional 2016 Licence: $125.00
With Software Assurance: please request a quote
Visio Standard 2016 Licence: $65.00
With Software Assurance: please request a quote

Windows Server products

Price on application.

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Ordering Microsoft Open Licence software through ITS

Please complete the order form on the software licence order forms page to order Microsoft Open Licence software from ITS. Please ensure that you select Software Assurance on your order form if you require it.

Do you have a question? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions about the purchasing and licensing of Microsoft Open Licence software products.

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