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Qualified device

Term used to describe general purpose PCs and Macs as well as some other personal computing devices used by an organization; term is a major factor in determining the quantity of Enterprise Product(s) EA customers are obligated to purchase.

Qualified User

Term used to describe people who make significant use of Microsoft software or online services to perform work on behalf of an organization; term is a major factor in determining the quantity of Enterprise Online Service subscriptions EA customers are obligated to purchase.

Qualified User Exemption

A product SKU attribute relevant to Enterprise Enrollments; if all licenses a user requires based on product use have this exemption, then that user escapes being categorized as a “qualified user” under the Enrollment.

Qualifying Operating System

OS types, versions, and editions eligible for upgrade via Windows Pro Upgrade and Windows Enterprise Per Device licenses purchased through volume licensing programs.

Qualifying Third Party Device

Somewhat nebulously defined by the Product Terms as a client “device that is not controlled, directly or indirectly, by Customer or its Affiliates”; phrase is a factor in Roaming Rights.