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Downgrade Rights & Extended Distribution

Downgrade Rights - Notwithstanding any other provisions of the Agreement or in the Microsoft License Terms, you may report a current version of a Product and distribute a prior version of the Product that is still supported within the Microsoft Extended Support End Date as it is stated in Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy or a successor site that Microsoft identifies. The right to distribute an earlier version of the Products under these Downgrade Rights does not extend the Support Lifecycle of earlier versions of the Products. You must license the Products distributed in accordance with the Microsoft License Terms for the Product that is reported.

Extended Distribution - The period which you may distribute any version of a Product, as described in the “Product availability and pricing” section of the Agreement, is extended from 24 to 48 months after Microsoft removes the Product from the ISVR Product List.

This Extended Distribution extension does not apply to the following products. You may only distribute the following products for up 24 months after the Product is removed from ISVR Product List.

Name of Product

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Workgroup Editions (all versions)

Microsoft BizTalk RFID 2010

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Branch, Standard and Enterprise Editions (all versions)

Microsoft MapPoint (all versions)

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