Wireless Networks Thread, Macs on my network in Technical; Thinking of dirtying my network with a couple of iMacs for Art.
Can someone tell me how the MS works ...
5th February 2008, 03:36 PM #1
Macs on my network
Thinking of dirtying my network with a couple of iMacs for Art.
Can someone tell me how the MS works with it, do they need CALS and can does my MS licensing cover them so I can put office on them?
5th February 2008, 03:38 PM #2
Wheres delete?????? Want to remove this one
5th February 2008, 03:41 PM #3
hehe erm.. 10 characters!
5th February 2008, 04:05 PM #4
If you have schools agreement then yes they are covered.
Originally Posted by Simcfc73
If you have normal vol license, purchase in the normal way (except get the mac version of office )
Edit: yes cals are needed - if you connect to windows for any services
5th February 2008, 06:15 PM #5
- Rep Power
Don't forget if you do have a schools agreement with MS, then you will need to update it next year to include the Macs when they ask for total number of computers on your network.
Even if you use the Macs without and MS software, if you have a schools agreement you still have to pay MS for the privilege!
5th February 2008, 06:23 PM #6
Erm, you always have, anything above a 386, even if its running solaris, even ppc machines qualify as you can use office on them. I didn't find a single machine that didn't have to be licensed - it's just everything on site.
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