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Windows Upgrade rights to the most current and capable version of the Microsoft Windows PC OS for PCs and Macs. Note: A basic Windows license is a prerequisite for PCs under this program; BU-owned Macs are licensed to use Windows with or without a preexisting Windows license.
Professional Plus
The most current and capable edition of Office for PCs & Macs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, SharePoint Workspace, Lync. Note: Student licenses are cost-recovered through sales.
Server Software Enterprise versions of Microsoft core server products encompassing Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, OCS/Lync, Rights Management, Forefront, System Center Configuration Manager, Hyper-V and desktop virtualization, Exchange Online Protection.
Core CAL Core Client Access License for services encompassing Windows, Exchange, SharePoint, System Center Configuration Manager, Hyper-V, Virtual Desktop (VDI).
Enterprise CAL Enterprise Client Access License for services including Exchange security services, unified messaging, and compliance; SharePoint; Office Communications Server/Lync; System Center Operations Manager; System Center Data Protection Manager with Client Management License; Forefront Protection Suite and Unified Access Gateway, including Client Security; Protection for Exchange, SharePoint, and OCS; Online Protection for Exchange; Threat Management Gateway Web Protection Service; Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services.
Additional Student Client Access Licenses Client Access Licenses for services encompassing OCS/Lync, Rights Management, Forefront, Exchange Online Protection.
Software Assurance Many of the benefits of the Software Assurance outlined at www.microsoft.com/licensing/software-assurance /enterprise.aspx
External Connector Licenses External Connector Licenses for Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, OCS/Lync, and Windows Rights Management

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