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microsoft user cals on a dell SBS machine

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should be a simple question, but i cant find a definite....

we have a 10user Dell SBS 2011 server and need to purchase more CALS for new staff, so another 5 block will be fine.  am i 'locked' to purchasing Dell branded 5 user cal for circa £250 from dell, or can i use microsoft ones from ebuyer at about £190.

We know these cals are not installed onto the server and are only bits of paper really - does it actually matter where they come from?
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You are not locked into the Dell-sold CALs with SBS.

Do you have the Microsoft Part number for the ebuyer site? I can help you determine whether or not this is appropriate for your configuration.
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no its not a problem re the part number we have enough customers on standard Microsoft boxes and it was just this dell that was slightly concerning me with licensing

many thanks for the clarification.
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