Microsoft Windows Server 2016 5 User Cal
Windows Server 2022 is a cloud-compatible operating system that supports current workloads while bringing forth new technologies that make the transition to cloud computing a lot simpler.
License for 5 single users
This product is for a Microsoft Windows Server 2016- 5 Single User CALs for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (sold separately) that each permits the use of the software for a single user.
New layers of security
The system brings great new layers of security to the table and possesses Azure-inspired innovation for the applications and infrastructure that can transform the way you do business.
Cloud-compatible operating system
Windows Server 2016 is a cloud-compatible operating system that supports all current workloads while introducing new technologies that make transitioning to cloud computing much easier.
Windows Server 2016 licensing model
Each user and device accessing a licensed Windows Server Standard, Datacenter or Multipoint edition requires a Windows Server CAL, or a Windows Server and a Remote Desktop Services (RDS) CAL.
After the General Availability of Windows Server 2016, the business model for Standard and Datacenter editions will transition from processor-based to core-based licensing.
|Editions||Licensing model||CAL requirements*|
|Windows Server 2016 Datacenter||Core-based||Windows Server CA|
|Windows Server 2016 Standard||Core-based||Windows Server CAL|
|Windows Server 2016 Essentials||Processor-based||No CAL required|
|Windows Server 2016 MultiPoint Premium Server||Processor-based||Windows Server CAL+ Remote Desktop Services CAL|
|Windows Storage Server 2016||Processor-based||No CAL required|
|Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016||NA||NA|
* Some additional or advanced functionality such as Remote Desktop Services or Active Directory Rights Management Services will continue to require the purchase of an additive CAL.
Leverage your existing investment in Windows Server
Rather than paying the full price for a new Windows Server virtual machine, you will pay only the base to compute rate.
When you are ready to transition workloads to the public cloud, you can leverage your existing investment in Windows Server. The Azure Hybrid Use Benefit lets you bring your on-premises Windows Server license with Software Assurance to Azure.
Find more details at www.azure.com.