Table 5. These are stacked on base licenses when the number of cores or processors exceeds those covered by the base OS license. POS point of sale refers to licenses sold at point of original purchase. Table 6. What types of Windows licenses does Lenovo offer? Please refer to the product list found at:
Sign in Client Access Licenses and Management Licenses If the workstations in your organization are networked, you likely depend on network server software to perform certain functions, such as file and print sharing. A CAL is not a software product; rather, it is a license that gives a user the right to access the services of the server. Likewise, if you manage the devices on your network by using management software such as Microsoft System Center, a Management License ML may be required for the device being managed. In addition, an External Connector EC license is offered for some products as an optional alternative to address specific customer scenarios. This overview is for reference purposes only. Before purchasing, you should visit the "How to Buy" section for each product and consult your Microsoft representative or local reseller regarding your specific licensing needs. Purchasing a User CAL might make more sense if your company's employees need to have roaming access to the corporate network by using multiple devices, or from unknown devices, or if you simply have more devices than users in your organization.