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How many CALS would I need

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We are going to run SBS 2008.
We have a total of 11 staff.
We are going to install Exchange 2007.

How many total CALS would we need? Would we need only 11 ? Or would we need 22?
11 for the server and 11 for exchange?

Thank you in advance.


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by:Mestha
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Why do you think you need 22?
If you have 11 staff then you only need 11 SBS 2008 CALs.

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JimInLakeland earned 20 total points
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The answer to your question will be dependent on which licensing mode you select (Per user or per device). I assume you will select Per User.

With Per User selected, you will need 11 total CALs (5 that already come with SBS 2008 and 6 additional CALs). Additional 5-pack CALs retail for $385 with 1-pack CALs retaiing for $77.
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I will need 11 just to access the server? Would the 11 CALS for the server also work with exchange 2007? Or would those be seperate types of licenses?
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Asking lots of questions for 20 points don't you think?
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Mestha,
Don't you think you should answer the question rather than ask another one in your solution?
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You do not need additional licenses for Exchange. The SBS CAL will cover that.
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