SharePoint Foundation 2013 licensing needed ?

Hi People,

I'd like to deploy the latest edition of SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 on my current Windows Server 2012 R2, the database will be on the separate SQL Server 2012 host, so I wonder if I need additional license or it is totally free for me to use with 500 users internally ?
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Senior IT System EngineerIT ProfessionalAsked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Enterprise CAL suites do not include server product licenses (hence the name CAL) nor SQL. So users covered under the ECAL suite will not need windows CALs as the ECAL covers that. Users that do not have an ECAL will still need windows CALs. And you'll still need windows server licenses, SQL server licenses, and SQL CALs.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Obligatory legal statement: Licensing advice on EE is an opinion and not  is not legally binding. Call Microsoft.

You will need windows server licenses, windows server CALs, and with 500 users, likely a SQL server license(s) (express won't cut it for that many users) and SQL Server CALs.

So sharepoint foundation itself will be free, of course. But none of the surrounding technology to run it will be.
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Senior IT System EngineerIT ProfessionalAuthor Commented:
ok, I do have Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Enterprise CAL Suite.
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Senior IT System EngineerIT ProfessionalAuthor Commented:
ok, so assuming the SQL server license is already covered by other license type, Does the SP Foundation is free of charge ?
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
SharePoint foundation itself is free of charge.
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Senior IT System EngineerIT ProfessionalAuthor Commented:
Thanks !
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