Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Plus device CAL with Software Assurance (SA) through the Microsoft Open Value 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.
For Lync Server 2010 access to Enterprise voice workloads are licensed through the Lync Server 2010 Plus CAL. Enterprise voice capabilities previously available through the OCS Enterprise CAL are now only available through the Lync Server 2010 Plus CAL. Like the Enterprise CAL the Plus CAL is an additive CAL and can only be purchased once the Lync Server 2010 Standard CAL has been acquired.
A server license and a minimum of 5 CALs are required. Lync Server Plus requires a Standard CAL for every Plus CAL.
This product is available through the Microsoft Open Value Program. This Open Value Paid Upfront sku means that you pay the amount of the license upfront. There are no other payments (unless you decide to add on additional terms of Software Assurance). Open Value gives you the rights to the license indefinitely. Software Assurance (SA) is included for the first three years which entitles you to any new editions that are released during those three years. Software Assurance also includes 24x7 support and exclusive access to Microsoft E-learning Online. After your three year term you have the option to add on another three year term of Software Assurance to continue with access to support and the latest versions. Note:
Other payment options are available if you're interested in paying over 2 or 3 years or if you'd like to lease the license. Please call us for more information or check out the Microsoft Open Value Buying Guide