This morning Microsoft held a virtual launch event on the Web to officially unveil the new Office Communications Server 2007 R2. R2 has a whole slew of new features and functions and represents a big leap in the capabilities of OCS, but we’ll talk about that another time.
The focus of this post is on OCS 2007 R2 licensing. Any time you are dealing with enterprise software, especially when dealing with enterprise software from Microsoft, navigating the licensing options can be daunting. You want to get the functionality you need at the best possible price while also ensuring that you don’t run software illegally by not having the appropriate licensing in place.
Mike Stacy, Director of Services for Evangelyze Communications, wrote a blog post providing a detailed look at the ins and outs of licensing with OCS 2007 R2. Take a look at OCS R2 Licensing Explained to learn more about it.