User licensing in Microsoft networks

In the Jungle

Conclusions

Correctly and, above all, cost-effectively licensing Microsoft products for the enterprise is not a simple matter. Even experienced license professionals despair at times when it comes to joint licensing of internal services, cloud services, and other software. Significant differences exist in licensing between the editions of the same server application or Windows version. On top of this, you might have to consider Microsoft's different purchase, rental, and leasing models, and the many hybrid licenses. The process is certainly not easy, but I hope this article has shed a little light on the topic.

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