The OEM must request and receive approval by Microsoft to use a third party Outsource Manufacturer using the appropriate form available from their Microsoft Embedded Distributor or downloadable from ECE. Once approved, the OM can purchase Microsoft Embedded runtime licenses from Microsoft Embedded distributors, identifying the OEM and using the OEM's CLA #.
Third party integrators (TPIs) are companies that the OEM can engage with to create and/or test an Image, applications, or software drivers for the OEMâ€™s systems using Microsoft Embedded products. The OEM must request and receive approval by Microsoft to use a third party integrator using the Third Party Integrator Schedule that is attached to the CLA.
For more information and help with Microsoft Embedded, contact Avnetâ€™s Microsoft team.
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