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1 Licensing Expert Series Microsoft Licensing The Private Cloud

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9 All About the App Cross-Platform From the Metal Up Foundation For the Future Cloud On Your Terms

10 All About the App Requirements With Microsoft Deep application insight, and management of services as well as virtual machines

11 Cross-Platform from the Metal Up Requirements With Microsoft Comprehensive management of heterogeneous IT environments

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13 Private Cloud Value: Maximizing cloud capacity with unlimited virtualization

14 Components of the Microsoft Cloud Services + Hardware + Software Capabilities Microsoft Products Workloads: OS + Applications Development Identity & Security Management Virtualization Platform

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16 Editions High Density Virtualization Unlimited Virtual Instances All features Low Density or No Virtualization Two Virtual Instances All features Cloud connected first server No Virtualization Rights Limited features Economical general purpose No Virtualization Rights Limited features

17 Private Cloud Server Licensing Processor + CAL licensing model

18 Virtualization Each Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition software license will cover up to two physical processors on a single server and allows for up to two virtual instances. Each Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition software license will cover up to two physical processors on a single server and allows unlimited virtualization.

19 Standard Server 2012 Server 2012 Server 2012 Hypervisor Hypervisor

20 Datacenter* Server 2012 Hypervisor Server 2012 Server 2012 Server 2012 Server 2012 Server 2012 Hypervisor Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition allows unlimited virtualization. Four virtual instances shown above are for example purposes.

21 Simplified Server Management Licensing Two OSEs Unlimited OSEs

22 Server Licensing

23 Client Management Licensing Desktop security and management Desktop security and management Required for managed devices that run non-server OSEs.

24 Client Management Licensing

25 Virtualization Server 2012

26 Virtualization Server 2012

27 Virtualization

28 Virtualization

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30 Non- Perpetual Perpetual Volume Licensing Options PCS More Than 250 PCS Open SA optional Select Plus SA optional Open Value Non-Company Wide SA included Enterprise Agreement SA included All PCs Open Value Company Wide SA included All PCs Open Value Subscription SA included All PCs Enterprise Subscription Agreement SA included All PCs

31 Enrollment for Core Infrastructure Complete Private Cloud solution in one cost-effective offer Enrollment for Core Infrastructure Datacenter For Highly Virtualized Environments Enrollment for Core Infrastructure Standard For Lightly or non-virtualized Environments

32 Enrollment for Core Infrastructure

33 Windows Server System Center 2012

34 Cloud Optimized License Flexibility License Mobility through Software Assurance

35 Open or Enterprise? ECI or CIS?

36 Open or Enterprise? ECI or CIS?

37 Open or Enterprise? ECI or CIS?

38 Open or Enterprise? ECI or CIS?

39 Volume Licensing Options

40 Volume Licensing Options

41 Volume Licensing Options

42 Volume Licensing Options

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44 System Center 2008 MLs & Suites One Standard Server ML (per OSE) One Enterprise Server ML (per OSE) Any Management Server License SMSE SMSD One System Center 2012 Standard license is granted for each license. Two System Center 2012 Standard licenses are granted. Step -up SKU One System Center 2012 Datacenter license is granted for two SMSD licenses. Step-up Path Customers may migrate from System Center 2012 Standard to System Center 2012 Datacenter by purchasing a Step-Up License. Customers must have active Software Assurance coverage for the qualifying product in order to acquire a Step-Up License. Virtual Machine Manager Enterprise Server ML (per device) OneSystem Center 2012 Datacenter license is granted.

45 Migration - Enrollment for Core Infrastructure ECI Datacenter For Highly Virtualized Environments 2 : 1 2 current DC processor licenses translate to 1 new ECI DC license For Highly Virtualized Environments ECI Enterprise For Lightly Virtualized Environments 1 : 1 1 current EE processor license translates to 1 new ECI SE license For Lightly or non- Virtualized Environments ECI Standard For non-virtualized Environments 1 : 1 1 current SE processor license translates to 1 new ECI SE license For Lightly or non- Virtualized Environments

46 Transitioning to the New Server Licensing Model Customers with active Software Assurance coverage on their System Center licenses at the time of System Center 2012 General Availability received the following System Center 2012 Server ML grants at the ratios listed. SMSD SMSE Any Single Enterprise Server ML 2 :1 1 :2 1 :1

47 Continued Any Single Standard Server ML 1:1 Any Single Management Server License* 1:1 System Center Virtual Machine Manager 1:1

48 1:1 System Center Ops Manager Client ML System Center Configuration Manager Client ML System Center DPM Client ML System Center Virtual Machine Manager Client ML System Center Service Manager Client ML System Center Microsoft FEP 2010 Subscription L.

49 Windows Server 2008 R2* Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 1 : 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter 2 : 1 *Each Windows Server 2008 R2 Licenses covers 1 processor Software Assurance grants are also available for Windows Server 2008 HPC and HPC Pack 2008 R2 Enterprise at a 2:1 grant ratio for Windows Server 2012 Standard edition

50 For Retired Editions of Windows Server 2008 R2* Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 1 : 2 Windows Web Server 2008 R2 2 : 1 Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Suite 1 : 1 *Each Windows Server 2008 R2 Licenses covers 1 processor

51 ECI Purchasing Options Purchase Options: CIS Standard or Datacenter editions through ECI Timing: Renewal, midterm, new or expired agreement

52 ECI Purchasing Options Migration Windows Server to ECI Purchase Options: CIS without Windows Server License Timing: Renewal or midterm with SA credit

53 ECI Purchasing Options Migration to a higher ECI Edition Purchase Options: CIS Step-Up to DC Timing: Renewal or mid-term

54 ECI Purchasing Options Renewal of SA only Purchase Options: Corresponding ECI SA-Only License Timing: Renewal ONLY

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