Microsoft Electronic Software Delivery (ESD)

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Eliminate the Box! Simply the process. Significantly reduce cost at all levels.

What is ESD?

Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) is the secure delivery of a product key directly to consumers and small businesses via retailers and resellers. Your customers can instantly download/activate software after purchase.

Transition your Microsoft Full-Packaged product business to ESD. Save Time, Save Money and Get flexibility.

Why transition to ESD?

  • 24/7 availability of products.
  • Always up-to-date version of products.
  • Secure and seamless delivery in a few minutes.
  • Product is ready for use immediately after digital delivery.
  • No freight charged /No warehousing / stocking costs
  • Attach when hardware is sold.

Business opportunity for partners

  • Higher long-term profitability vs. Box software
  • Quick costless delivery and no stocking expenses
  • Fast access to the product
  • Full assortment of premium Microsoft SKUs without old stock issues
  • Cross sell and up-sell with hardware devices
  • Digital products bring the opportunity for extended digital marketing
  • Online ordering and automated processing allow to run sales on 24/7 mode

End user benefits

  • Software purchase fast and simple
  • No handling cost, purchased content available via direct download
  • No waiting period, software instantly activated after the purchase
  • The product license can be moved to the new device.

How it works

Microsoft products available as ESD

  • Microsoft® Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac.
  • Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2016 for Mac.
  • Microsoft® Office 365 Home.
  • Microsoft® Office 365 Personal.
  • Microsoft® Office Home and Business 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Office Professional 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Project Standard 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Project Professional 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Visio® Professional 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Visio® Standard 2016 for Windows.
  • Microsoft® Windows Home 10 32-bit/64-bit.
  • Microsoft® Windows Professional 10 32-bit/64-bit.