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    Quick MS Licensing question

    If you have 52 FTE and only 60 computers which would be the best way to get licenced for Windows7, Office and Server 2012?

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    There's no such thing as a quick MS-Lic question, I have sent a PM. As always the answer is it depends... WHat you are currenlty running, what you want to move to, and how often you want to upgrade.

    Edit: Oh, and how many Physical servers you have, if you have 1 or 2 physical servers with a load of VM's you could save a bundle with Server 2012 Datacentre
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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    If you have 52 FTE and only 60 computers which would be the best way to get licenced for Windows7, Office and Server 2012?
    You're probably in the area where a Schools Agreement would be cheaper than an EES agreement. You might also want to look at buying the licenses outright rather than a subscription if you have a long lifecycle for desktop and server OS upgrades.
    I would go and speak to a MS licensing reseller and get some quotes for all the options.

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