Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

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New Options for Microsoft Server Licensing

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New Product Licensing Options

Complement Technology Evolution

Microsoft is introducing new licensing

options to address your business needs

and complement the technical

capabilities of our server products.

This is part of our ongoing effort to make

licensing more consistent, predictable,

and flexible for you.

These new changes will be available for

the Microsoft

®

Windows Server™ 2003

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Key elements of User CAL

1.

Available for:

Microsoft

Windows Server 2003 and

Microsoft Windows Server

2003 - Terminal Services

(TS)

2.

Pricing:

1 User CAL = 1

Device CAL

3.

Choice:

You can acquire

Device CALs only

User CALs only, or

Mix of Device and User

CALs

Today’s model

• “

Device” CALs

• Microsoft Windows Server Licensing

modes: per server or per seat

• Acquire a CAL for every device

accessing the server software

New model

• Option of User or Device CALs

• Acquire a CAL for every User or

Device accessing the server

software

What does this mean?

• You now have a choice to license

in a way that best suits their

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Key elements of the External Connector

1.

Available for:

Microsoft

Windows Server 2003 and

Microsoft Windows Server

2003 - Terminal Server

2.

Pricing:

One price per product

(Windows) or service (such as

TS), independent of edition

3.

Choice:

You will be able to

choose for External Users:

EC, or

Individual CALs (either

device or user)

Note:

for Non External Users:

CAL is always required*

Today’s model

Internet Connector(s) for Windows

Server and TS

Covers your devices

Excludes business partners’

TS-IC was limited to 200 devices

and unauthenticated

New model

External Connector license

Covers External Users (i.e.

customers and partners)

Provides an unlimited number of

External User access to a copy of

the server software and/or services

(such as TS)

What does this mean?

• You now have a choice to license

in a way that best suits their

needs.

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What is the Operating System

Equivalency Provision for Microsoft

Windows Server Terminal Services?

The Operating System equivalency provision (OS equivalency provision) states that there

is

no need for a Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services Client Access License (CAL)

for

devices accessing Microsoft Terminal Services that are running a corresponding version of

the Professional Edition of the Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System. The

following table summarizes the versions of the Microsoft Windows Professional Desktop

Operating System that correspond to a version of Windows Server Microsoft Terminal

Services:

Microsoft Windows Server Terminal

Services Version

Corresponding Versions of Microsoft

Windows Desktop Professional

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Terminal

Services

Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional (or

later version of Windows Professional)

Microsoft Windows NT

®

Server 4.0

Terminal Server Edition (separate product

at that time)

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Why is Microsoft removing the OS Equivalency

Provision for Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Terminal Services?

Additional Product Value

Microsoft has added new functionality to Terminal Services in the Microsoft Windows

Server 2003 release. This release of Terminal Services software will provide more business

value than previous releases and the additional functionality will provide you with a better

out-of-the-box solution. The following is a summary of some of the improvements that

you will be able to take advantage of:

Better User Experience

Advanced Resource Redirection: (Disk drives, Local and Network Printers, Serial devices, Smart

Card, Clipboard, Time zone, Audio output, Windows key combos)

Hi Color (Up to 24-bit), 1600x1200

Enhanced Manageability

WMI, Group Policy, ADSI, MMC Snap-In, Software Restriction Policy

Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM)- Included in Windows Server 2003, Enterprise

Edition

Increased Scalability

Scale-up: improvements to scalability in larger SMP systems

Scale-out: support for Load Balancing (Session Directory)

Enhanced Security

128-bit bi-directional RC4 encryption

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Why is Microsoft removing the OS

Equivalency Rule for TS CALs?

The OS Equivalency Provision resulted in situations where customers were at risk of becoming

noncompliant. In the past, customers using the most current version of the desktop operating

system were granted access to Windows Terminal Services in the Windows Server Operating

System. But if they upgraded to a new server operating system and didn’t upgrade their client

operating systems, they were required to acquire Windows Server Terminal Services CALs.

Depending on their client upgrade cycles, customers could easily find themselves moving in

and out of compliance with licenses. This caused a great deal of frustration and confusion to

those customers.

Microsoft Windows Terminal Services is adding the User CAL and External Connector options

to solve many customer problems encountered with our previous Microsoft Windows Terminal

Services licensing models. Keeping the OS Equivalency Provision, in conjunction with the new

CAL options, would result in customers having to do complicated calculations to figure out what

to buy and when. For more information on the User Cal and External Connector options,

please refer to:

http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/resources/server_overview.asp

The new licensing model for Microsoft Windows Terminal Services in Windows Server 2003 is

more consistent with the Microsoft Windows Server licensing model. We received feedback

from numerous customers that the licensing of Terminal Services was highly confusing, largely

due to the OS Equivalency Provision. Because Windows CALs and Windows Server Terminal

Services CALs are both required when using Microsoft Windows Terminal Services, having the

same license structure removes a layer of complexity.

Ease of Management, Consistency and Flexibility for customers

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Transition Plan for OS Equivalency

Removal for TS CALs?

Current Microsoft Windows XP Professional customers will be

entitled to TS CALs:

For every Microsoft Windows desktop that you have licensed through

an EA or enrolled SA/UA, you will be entitled to a Microsoft Windows

Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL with SA for the remainder of the

EA, UA, or SA coverage term at no additional charge.

For every Microsoft Windows XP Professional desktop license that a

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Migration to Microsoft Terminal Server

CALs – Open License Customers

How do I migrate to Microsoft Windows

Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL, if I

am in the following situation upon the

launch of Microsoft Windows Server

…..

Answer*

Open License Customer

Microsoft Windows Desktop Professional Edition Upgrade L&SA/UA, with UA/SA active at the time of launch of Windows Server 2003

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and SA/UA coverage during remaining term of SA/UA.

Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition Upgrade L

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL

Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System license (any edition or version other than Microsoft Windows XP Professional), not including SA/UA.

Either 1) acquire Microsoft Windows XP Professional Upgrade License before the launch of Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services and receive a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL, or 2) acquire a CAL for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

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Migration to Microsoft Terminal Server

CALs Open License Customers – cont.

How do I migrate to Microsoft Windows

Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL, if I

am in the following situation upon the

launch of Microsoft Windows Server

…..

Answer

Open License Customer

Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services CAL (any version other than Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services.)

Either 1) acquire Microsoft Windows XP Professional before the launch of Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services and receive a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL, or 2) acquire a CAL for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

Terminal Services CAL&SA/UA, with UA/SA active at the time of launch of Windows Server 2003

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and SA/UA coverage during the remaining term of SA/UA.

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Migration to Terminal Server CALs –

Select Customers

How do I migrate to Microsoft Windows

Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL, if I

am in the following situation upon the

launch of Microsoft Windows Server

…..

Answer*

Select License Customer Microsoft Windows Desktop Professional Edition Upgrade L&SA/UA, with UA/SA active at the time of launch of Windows Server 2003

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and SA/UA coverage during remaining term of SA/UA.

Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition Upgrade L

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL

Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System license (any edition or version other than Microsoft Windows XP Professional), not including SA/UA.

Either 1) acquire a Microsoft Windows XP Professional Upgrade license before the launch of Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services and receive a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL, or 2) acquire a CAL for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

Terminal Services Work at Home CAL

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL

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Migration to Terminal Server CALs

Select Customers – cont.

How does a customer migrate to

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Terminal Services CAL, if I am in the

following situation upon the launch of

Microsoft Windows Server …..

Answer*

Select License Customer

Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services CAL (any version other than Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services)

Either 1) acquire Microsoft Windows XP Professional before the launch of Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services and receive a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL or 2) acquire a CAL for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

Terminal Services CAL&SA/UA, with UA/SA active at the time of launch of Windows Server 2003

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and SA/UA coverage during the remaining term of SA/UA.

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Migration to Terminal Server CALs –

EA Customers

How does a customer migrate to

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Terminal Services CAL, if I am in the

following situation upon the launch of

Microsoft Windows Server …..

Answer*

Enterprise Agreement Customer**

Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System enrolled in an EA that is active at the time of launch of Windows Server 2003

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and maintenance coverage during remaining enrollment term.

Terminal Services Work at Home CAL

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and maintenance coverage during remaining enrollment term (unless otherwise stated in your agreement).

Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Services CAL (any version)

(without Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System Upgrade)

Receive Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services CAL and maintenance coverage during remaining enrollment.

* Note that Microsoft Windows Server Terminal Server CALs can be deployed in either User or Device mode. However, any previous version can be deployed only in the device mode, due to technical product limitations. Hence, customers may not downgrade to User CALs for Windows 2000 Server Terminal Server and previous versions.

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