MICROSOFT EXCHANGE SERVER 2019 DEVICE CAL
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For the Standard- or Enterprise-edition of Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 a separate client access license is required in addition to the server license for each end device used to access the server services: Exchange Server 2019 Device CAL equips a specific registered computer (PC, laptop, etc.) with the appropriate access rights for this purpose.
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Device CAL for Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 as used software
For the Standard- or Enterprise-edition of Microsoft Exchange Server 2019, in addition to the server license, a separate client access license is required for each end device used to access the server services: Exchange Server 2019 Device CAL equips a specific registered computer (PC, laptop, etc.) with the appropriate access rights for this purpose.
In accordance with Microsoft license management regulations, a license for Exchange Server 2019 Standard or Enterprise does not include any other user rights, so these must be purchased separately, e.g. in the form of a Device CAL license. Users can therefore only use all Exchange Server functions via an end device equipped with them.
Used Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 Standard and Enterprise are available from Wiresoft at a favorable price - also individually instead of as a package. These used Device CALs have the same functionalities as the Device Client Access Licenses for Exchange Server 2019 offered in the official Microsoft Volume Licensing Program.
Get all the new capabilities of MS Exchange Server 2019 with a pre-owned Device CAL
Windows Exchange Server 2019 runs on Windows Server 2019 Core, providing a reliable platform for enterprise messaging infrastructures. The Standard and Enterprise editions further support them in shifting the focus from communication to collaboration. The following functions and features are available for this purpose:
- Meta Cache Database (MCDB) secures meta-information such as mailbox folder structures and accelerates access and content search.
- Dynamic Database Cache (DDC) dynamically adjusts storage capacity to make better use of it and increases the speed of Exchange Server.
- The new search index resides in the database of a mailbox, which greatly simplifies management and increases search speed.
- Windows Server Core allows a standard version of the server system to run more easily. This simplifies configuration and provides greater security against intruders.
- Client Access Rules provide enhanced options for limiting access to the Exchange Server configuration area.
- New calendar enhancements, especially for organizing meetings: including Default End Date, Do Not Forward, Improved Calendar Management, and more options for configuring out-of-office messages.
- Improved document collaboration with the ability to upload and store files on OneDrive for Business.
The most important Device CALs for Exchange Server Standard- and Enterprise-Edition 2019 as used software at a glance
Device CALs from Wiresoft offered as used software have the same access as corresponding new licenses to use the features available in each of the two Exchange Server 2019 editions. Used Device CALs are an inexpensive option, especially for SMEs and organizations, for equipping the corresponding end devices with an Exchange Server access license, also because this enables customized licensing.
General information about licensing Exchange Server 2019 with CALs
For the Standard and Enterprise editions of Exchange Server 2019, Microsoft License Management offers licensing with a server license plus client access licenses; as mentioned, the server license must be supplemented with endpoint (or user) licenses to allow employees to access email, etc. CALs included in the server license are for IT administrators only and therefore cannot be used for typical services. Only a client access license such as the Device CAL thus gives an employee the rights to use Exchange Server functions on a Windows-enabled end device. The CAL does not include any additional software other than access rights to the Exchange Server 2019 client/server environment.
What are the benefits of Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 Standard- and Enterprise-Edition?
CAL-based licensing for the Standard- and Enterprise-Edition of Exchange Server 2019 enables flexible and demand-based management of access rights for the computers used in this context. The Microsoft licensing model offers a total of two types of CALs for Exchange Server 2019:
- Device CAL for Exchange Server 2019: valid for one dedicated end device (PC, laptop, tablet, phone) server access rights each
- User CAL for Exchange Server 2019: applies to one dedicated user at a time
Different usage of Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 Standard and Enterprise
The Standard and Enterprise editions for Exchange Server 2019 differ primarily in terms of the scalability of mailbox requirements. However, it is generally possible to use the functionality of the Enterprise edition with a Device CAL authorized for the Standard edition - but then only a correspondingly smaller number of mailbox databases is available, and also only the limited Standard functionality. In contrast, Device CALs for the Enterprise edition have an extended range of functions.
Please note version compatibility for Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019!
A Device CAL for Exchange Server 2019 editions not only equips the respective end device with the access rights for this version, it also authorizes access to older Exchange versions such as 2016 (downgrade). This gives Device CAL 2019 an advantage over older Device CAL versions, which apply to the corresponding previous version of Exchange Server, but which cannot be used to access Exchange Server version 2019 (upgrade).
Although there are currently no more recent Device CALs for Exchange Server than the 2019 version, when purchasing, attention should always be paid to the compatibility of the server license and client access license, as well as the edition-specific functionalities included.
What should be considered when licensing Exchange Server 2019 with a used Device CAL?
As already mentioned, a Device CAL license equips a single end device (Device) with access rights to Exchange Server 2019. Once the registration of the computer is completed, the Device CAL cannot be transferred to another end device. It is also not possible to change the CAL type and use Device CAL as User CAL.
These restrictions in Microsoft license management are intended to prevent any improper access to Exchange Server 2019 services. In this way, they provide greater security for a company and its communications, as foreign or unlicensed end devices cannot access emails and other server data.
What are the differences between Device CALs and User CALs for Exchange Server 2019?
Basically, the Device CAL for Exchange Server 2019 does not differ in functionality from the User CAL. The difference is in the benefits that the respective type of access to the Exchange Server has. In addition, there is the number as well as the equipment of the workstations in a company as well as the workflow in which users access the Exchange Server: for example, in some SMEs, different employees share a single end device in order to take turns accessing the Exchange Server and calling e-mails, etc., while in other companies users access it for this purpose via completely different end devices.
A device equipped with a Device CAL windows-enabled endpoint device authorized for access can be considered to be used by any employee who has permission to make use of Exchange services. If the licensed end device is mobile-capable, e.g. a laptop or tablet, the respective user can also use it to access the Exchange server locally independently - e.g. on the road or in the home office - via Internet access. The Device CAL thus also offers mobile usage options.
Conclusion on Device CALs
Which type of client access licenses for Exchange Server 2019 offers more advantages for use in a company can therefore differ from case to case. In addition to the number of employees who use Exchange Server for communication, the predominant type of access via existing end devices must also be considered in relation to this: If several employees regularly share a specific end device - whether mobile or standalone - and use it alternately to access the Exchange Server, e.g. in shift work, the Device CAL offers more advantages.
Whether licensing with Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 is more favorable than that of User CALs, because fewer licenses are then required, therefore results from the typical company workflow. Therefore, its knowledge should be the basis for the choice of CAL when buying used client access licenses for Exchange Server 2019.
Device CALs for Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 already available from a single license in the Wiresoft Online Shop
Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 are available in the Wiresoft Online Shop for as little as one client access license - any volume licensing requirements from Microsoft are then no longer applicable. At the same time, their designation as "used" does not entail any disadvantages in their usability - not only because software cannot wear out in principle.
Info about the origin of Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 as used software from Wiresoft
All Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 offered as used at Wiresoft are original licenses, as they are also offered within the Microsoft licensing program; in contrast to these, CALs from Wiresoft are a former part of a Device volume license for Exchange Server 2019 purchased by the previous owner, a company. Individual Device access licenses or the complete Device volume license were resold by the latter to Wiresoft and the volume licenses were dissolved into individual licenses. These Device CALs are thus labeled as used software. However, despite the new labeling as used licenses, they can be used like a new license for access to Exchange Server 2019, because they do not differ from them in terms of restrictions in functionality or duration of use.
Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 as used software offer buyer security
The Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 offered as used software are not only an inexpensive option for licensing Exchange Server for Wiresoft customers, their use is also safe and legal! Wiresoft Device CALs for Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 also offer you as a customer the usual buyer security through immediate download after purchase including immediate license activation with a volume license key.
Is it legal to buy or use used Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019?
Not only the Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 that you can purchase from Wiresoft, but also all other client access licenses offered come from corporate license inventories. Therefore, every sale as well as every purchase of CALs is based on the valid case law, which explicitly allows trading with Microsoft used licenses, which, moreover, various court rulings have clearly confirmed time and again.
Thus, you as a customer have the legal security when buying used Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 and also when using them, since neither Wiresoft nor you as a buyer and user violate any legal provisions by doing so.
Another advantage: the used software from Wiresoft is also audit-proof due to the complete proof of all previous buyers!
Summary: Your advantages when buying Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 as used software from Wiresoft
Used software from Wiresoft on Device CALs for Exchange Server 2019 offers you a favorable alternative to the conventional offers of many other software providers - this also applies to other access licenses.
In addition, there are also no restrictions on the minimum number of Device CALs that must be purchased, so licensing can be tailored and flexible - rather than on a rigid sliding scale. Wiresoft customers can also thereby reduce the cost of Exchange Server access licensing, according to their actual usage of the server services.
In the Wiresoft Software Shop, you can find not only used device access licenses for Exchange Server 2019, but also user CALs and corresponding client access licenses for the current pre-release versions of MS Exchange Server, as well as software licenses for other Microsoft server software, including the respective required access licenses. This allows you to supplement your software inventory in other business areas with used licenses from Wiresoft, which avoids additional costs for new hardware, as well as compatibility problems that could be caused by the use of non-uniform software versions.
In addition to Device CALs and Server licenses, you can also find other Microsoft software programs in the Wiresoft Software Shop - with all the advantages that Used Software offers. If you have any questions about Device CALs for MS Exchange Server 2019 or any other Microsoft product, please feel free to use our expert advice via chat, email or phone.