Wading the waters of MSFT MOSS licensing

Monday, March 5, 2007 5:11 AM
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What a fun topic… Microsoft licensing. Seems no matter who you talk to, which account rep is going on record, everyone gives you a different answer. The official word on MOSS licensing should come from your account rep. The following links also provide some good reference info:

» How to buy Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 » Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Related Technologies pricing » MSFT Volume Licensing Wizard

Now for the unofficial stuff. Sahil has a “licensing made simple” post he recently added that provides some good additional info. John Stover offers up some good scenario licensing options as well in a recent post.

» Sahil Malik: SharePoint 2007 Pricing - Made Simple » John Stover: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) Licensing and Configuration Scenarios

There… now I have a link on my site to point customers to because I, just like every other dev, tries to stay away from licensing. Why? Confuses the hell out of me! :)

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