Windows Server 2019 Datacenter - Additional 2-Core Add-On License
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter
This edition is designed for highly virtualized datacenter and cloud environments. This uses a Core-based licensing model & requires the purchase of WS CALs.
Why Datacenter Edition?
• Deliver enhancements to core Windows Server functionality.
• Enable developers to create cloud native apps and modernize traditional apps using containers and micro-services.
• Increase security and reduce business risk with multiple layers of protection built into the operating system.
• Continues to enable high density virtualization.
• Adds advanced software-defined datacenter capabilities.
• Adds advanced software-defined storage capabilities.
Datacenter Key Features:
• Core Windows Server Functionality.
• Hybrid integration.
• Hyper-converged infrastructure.
• Unlimited OSEs/Hyper-V Containers.
• Unlimited Windows Server Containers.
• Host Guardian Service.
• Unlimited Storage Replica.
• Shielded Virtual Machines.
• Software defined networking.
• Software defined storage.
Datacenter and Standard Edition per-Core Licensing
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter and Standard editions are licensed by physical core. Licenses are sold in 2-packs and 16-packs.
Minimum License Requirements:
• All physical cores must be licensed.
• 8 core licenses per processor.
• 16 core licenses per server.
This product includes a single (1) license authorising an additional 2-Cores on a single (1) server, and is intended to be used in addition to a 16-Core or 24-Core License+Media Package, and any combination of 2, 4, & 16 additional core licenses to match the core-count of your server. All Physical Cores in your server must be licensed.
CAL (Client Access Licenses) are not included with this product, and must be purchased separately to use this server software. These are available in 1 or 5 user Packs, or alternatively in 1 or 5 Device Packs, allowing you the flexibility to choose the number & type of CAL packs to suit your business or organisation's needs.
Installation Media is not included with this product.