Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise user CAL through the Microsoft Open Business Program. IMPORTANT NOTE:
Microsoft Lync (formerly Office Communications Server) ushers in a new connected user experience transforming every communication into an interaction that is more collaborative engaging and accessible from anywhere. For IT the benefits are equally powerful with a highly secure and reliable system that works with existing tools and systems for easier management lower cost of ownership smoother deployment and migration and greater choice and flexibility.
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 now delivers complete presence instant messaging conferencing and enterprise voice capabilities through a single easy-to-use interface that is consistent across PC browser and mobile device. Administrators benefit from a single consistent management infrastructure new capabilities to increase availability and interoperability with existing systems.
A server license and a minimum of 5 CALs are required. Lync Server Enterprise requires a Standard CAL for every Enterprise CAL.Microsoft Open Business Licensing
is for small to mid-sized organizations that have fewer than 250 desktop PCs and who order as few as five licenses. Benefits of Open License include: discounts off the retail price of software the ability to track and manage licenses by using online tools the rights to create a standard image and deploy it on multiple machines and rights to transfer licenses from one machine to another.