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Microsoft Windows Server


Microsoft is now using core-based licensing for both the Windows Server 2019 Standard and Datacenter editions:

  • All physical cores in the server must be licensed.
  • Servers are licensed based on the number of processor cores in the physical server.
  • Each license covers two cores.
  • A minimum of 16 cores are required to be licensed for each server.
  • A minimum of eight core licenses is required for each physical processor.

License Agreement Required

Windows Server


  • Windows Server 2019 Standard: $26 per license
  • Windows Server 2019 DataCenter: $159

Before placing an order, please contact Departmental Software for a price quote.