Computer 2000 first to distribute Open Value


22 February 2007 — Basingstoke (UK): Computer 2000 has become the first distributor in the UK to give resellers the ability to place orders online for the Microsoft licensing scheme.

The company is making Microsoft’s Open Value licensing programme available through its web-based quotation and ordering tool, License Online (LOL).


Computer 2000 says that resellers will be able to use the online tools to build Open Value quotations and process orders for customers faster and more easily, enhancing customer service and reducing their costs.


Alice Smitheman, volume products director at Computer 2000, said: "Microsoft’s Open Value licensing scheme is increasingly popular with both SMB and enterprise organisations and by using License Online, Computer 2000 partners can deliver a more responsive, completely accurate and reliable service to their customers who wish to take advantage of all the benefits of the Open Value programme."