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Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition
Windows Server Datacenter Edition requires all physical cores to be licensed in order to run unlimited Virtual Machines (or Windows Hyper-V containers).
- Minimum 8 Core Licenses required per Processor
- Core licenses are sold in packs of 2
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Host Server 1
Input number of physical processors in the host server
Input total number of physical cores per processor
(Minimum 8 Cores required per Processor)
Physical cores per processor
Base License Required
Windows Server® 2016 Datacenter (2 core)
1Pricing effective to December 31, 2019 only
- The number of ‘Required’ licenses are suggested. The actual combination of Required licenses are at the discretion of the Partner, so long as the minimum core licensing requirements are met.
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- Pricing is for budgetary purposes only. Microsoft can increase prices once a year on Jan 1. Microsoft has announced an increase for Windows Core Licensing Jan 1, 2019 of +10%
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