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MS licencing fun

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We are looking at upgrading our core MS applications and OS and the licencing seems to differ from distributor to distributor.
Can someone help clarify the following:

  • Exchange Server - we are hybrid exchange 2010 with ALL mailboxes in 365.  Do we need to licence exchange 2019 or 2016 or do MS offer a free key still?
  • Exchange cals - as above - i'm assuming the exchange online plan 1 covers the cals for users/devices?
  • Windows server cals - we have bought 60 windows 10 licences - one supplier says we dont need cals, the other two say we do..?
  • SQL server - we will be using two standalone SQL servers, of which one is production servicing live clients and data, the other SQ lserver is online but for DR/BC usage only.  Do we need two server licences or one?

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