Six Degrees is a Qualified Multitenant Hoster (QMTH) authorised by Microsoft to host your Windows virtual machines via Microsoft Cloud Agreement subscription or Enterprise Agreement/MPSA on dedicated or multi-tenant hardware. In addition, we are also authorised to host Office 365 ProPlus (including E3 and E5), Project Online Professional, and Visio Pro for Office 365 subscriptions using shared computer activation (SCA) technology. Click here to learn more about the QMTH Program from Microsoft.

Benefits of Windows 10 Virtualisation and Shared Computer Activation for Office 365 ProPlus, Project Online Professional, and Visio Pro for Office 365

Windows 10 virtualisation and SCA for Office 365 ProPlus, Project Online Professional, and Visio Pro for Office 365 gives you choice and flexibility. Both allow you to take advantage of existing Windows 10 and Office 365 licensing investments when deploying to the cloud.

You are able to make a deployment choice between on-premises or Six Degrees’ shared data centre. Six Degrees is an Authorised QMTH Partner, allowing you to deploy Office 365 ProPlus, Project Online Professional, Visio Pro for Office 365, and qualified Windows 10 products to your chosen cloud infrastructure solution.

Which Windows licenses purchased through Microsoft Volume Licensing (VL) programs include virtualisation rights for Qualified Multi-tenant Hosting?

As of August 1, 2017, the following Windows licences purchased through Microsoft Volume Licensing currently include virtualisation rights for Qualified Multi-tenant Hosting:
• Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 per User with SA
• Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 VDA per User

Which Windows subscriptions purchased under the Microsoft Cloud Agreement from Six Degrees will include virtualisation rights?

As of September 6, 2017, the following Windows subscriptions include virtualisation rights for dedicated as well as multi-tenant hardware in data centres managed by Authorised QMTH Partners, such as Six Degrees:
• Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 (with VDI)
• Windows 10 Enterprise E3 VDA
• Microsoft 365 Enterprise (formerly Secure Productive Enterprise or SPE) E3 and E5

Which Office 365 products support SCA?

SCA mode works with Office 365 ProPlus, Project Online Professional, and Visio Pro for Office 365. All Office 365 plans that include Office 365 ProPlus, Project Online Professional, or Visio Pro for Office 365 are able to use SCA.

Contact Us

Talk to a Six Degrees representative to learn more about Windows 10 Virtualisation and SCA.
Email info@6dg.co.uk
Tel 0800 012 8060