Windows Server 2016 Standard and Datacenter editions will shift to be based on physical cores.

The licensing of Windows Server 2016 Standard and Datacenter editions will shift to be based on physical cores from the prior licensing model based on processors. Core based licensing provides a more consistent licensing metric regardless of where the solution is deployed onpremises or in a cloud.

 

The Windows Server 2016 licensing model for Standard and Datacenter will be Cores + CAL. 

 

 

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