[THIN] Re: Windows 2003

  • From: "Jim Powell" <jim.powell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 13:20:25 -0500

Microsoft just posted the Windows Server 2003 Pricing:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/howtobuy/pricing/default.mspx

And a long discussion of licensing under Windows Server 2003:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/howtobuy/licensing/default.ms
px

Jim Powell

> 
> Oh spirits of the ouija board - how shall we license our next 
generation of
> Operating Systems?
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Kenzig" <jimkenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 12:46 AM
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Windows 2003
> 
> 
> >
> > All subject to change if the wind blows right and there is a full 
moon on
> > the fourth Tuesday of the month. ; )
> > Hey it is Wednesday after all.
> > JK
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > Behalf Of Stansel, Paul
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 11:39 AM
> > To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: Windows 2003
> >
> >
> >
> > Just got off the phone from an extensive conversation about
> > licensing with our sales reps.  Here's what they told me.
> >
> > 1) If you buy Windows XP prior to April 24th with Software
> > Assurance, you are covered for Sever 2003 CALs.  After that and you 
are
> out.
> >
> > 2) There is an External Connection License that replaces the
> > Internet Connector License.  It is a per-server license, rather 
than the
> Per
> > User like the ICL.
> >
> > 3) Their opinion was that named user CALs and regular per-device
> > CALs would likely be priced the same.  I'm still a bit dubious of 
that
> one,
> > since it seems like a losing proposition for MS depending on your 
setup.
> >
> > Anyway, just some interesting tidbits to pass along.
> >
> > -Paul
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