Licenses a device for access to a server by an unlimited number of users.
Licenses a user for accessing the server with an unlimited number of devices.
There are Standard and Enterprise CALs which allow access to different features. While Standard CALs can be purchased stand-alone, Enterprise CALs can only be purchased in addition to a Standard CAL.
Can be licensed per device or per user and is required to access standard functionalities of SharePoint 2016, such as Team- or business websites or the search for content or persons.
Can be licensed either per device or per user and is required to access Enterprise functionalities of SharePoint 2016, such as Business Solutions including Access Services and InfoPath Services as well as Business Intelligence features incl. Power View, PerformancePoint Services, Excel Services and Visio Services.
|Core CAL Suite|
|>Enterprise CAL Suite||Windows Server CAL||Windows Server AD RMS CAL|
|Exchange Server Standard CAL||Exchange Server Enterprise CAL|
|Skype for Business Server Standard CAL||Skype for Business Server Enterprise CAL|
|SharePoint Server Standard CAL||SharePoint Server Enterprise CAL|
|System Center Config Mngr. CML||System Center Client Management Suite|
|System Center Endpoint Protection||Exchange Online Archiving|
Power BI and SharePoint – the road ahead
Leipzig, 07/25/2018 – Microsoft has invested in modernizing and creating deeper integrations with SharePoint. In 2017, Microsoft has introduced the Power BI webpart for SharePoint Online and an updated Reporting Services Report Viewer webpart for SharePoint on-premises. Yesterday the release of the public preview of SharePoint 2019 was announced.
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Leipzig, 05/23/2018 – "Windows Server 2019 will be generally available in the second half of calendar year 2018." This is what the Microsoft Director for the Windows Server Program, Erin Chapple, announced in her blog post ‘Introducing Windows Server 2019 – now available in preview.’ The new version will be based on Windows Server 2016, and be suitable for most infrastructure scenarios, including workloads such as Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint. The preview is available now.
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Leipzig, 05/21/2018 – With over 400,000 customer organizations, SharePoint leads the industry in content services and collaboration. SharePoint pioneered combining document management and web publishing, bringing enterprise content management to the cloud and infusing AI into content collaboration with the Microsoft Graph. Today, Microsoft takes the next, innovative step forward with SharePoint spaces.