Lync Licensing and Purchase Solutions

Microsoft Lync Server deployment requires a number of licenses. Here we provide the information on Microsoft Licensing programs. Depending on your business needs and budget you can choose the most appropriate way to purchase Lync licenses. To choose between Lync Server deployment options go back to Lync Service Packages.

Lync Server License package

To deploy Lync Server 2013 you need:

  • Lync Server license
  • Lync Client license
  • Client Access Licenses (CALs) for each user accessing Lync. There are three CALs for Lync Server:
    • Lync Standard CAL offers instant messaging (IM), rich presence (P), one-to-one audio and video communication, internal Lynс meetings; Skype connectivity.
    • Lync Enterprise CAL offers Lync meetings, including audio, video and web conferencing features.
    • Lync Plus CAL offers enterprise voice features and call management.

CALs are available on a standalone basis, or along with other Microsoft products in the Core CAL or Enterprise CAL (ECAL) Suites.

Purchase Solutions

To purchase Lync licenses we suggest you benefit from Microsoft Open Program Family. Proceeding form the characteristics of your business, you can choose Microsoft Open License program (OLP), Open Value Licensing (OVL) or Open Value Subscription (OVS). These licensing programs offer flexible purchase solutions able to fit every business.

Below is the brief description of these purchase programs, Lync 2013 license fees and step by step description of licensing process through each licensing program.

Open License program (OLP) is a corporate pay as you go solution. It gives you perpetual licenses and flexibility to open new agreement at any time. You’re offered to make an additional purchase of Software Assurance (SA), which brings free upgrades to newer versions during the period of agreement.

Step #1 OLP Server Licensing

Lync Server 5HU-00258 LyncSvr 2013 SNGL OLP NL €3762

Step #2 OLP Client Licensing

Lync 2013 client is licensed via Office Professional Plus or available as a standalone. Lync Windows 8 client is available at Windows Store and other mobile clients are available via the relevant platform store.

Lync 6YH-00726 Lync 2013 Sngl OLP NL €4543

Step #3 OLP Client Access Licenses (CALs)

Enterprise CALs and Plus CALs are additive to the Standard CAL. CALs are given as User CALS (per user, not per device).

Lync Server Std CAL 6ZH-00496 LyncSvrStdCAL 2013 SNGL OLP NL UsrCAL €37
Lync Server Ent CAL 7AH-00498 LyncSVrEnCAL 2013 SNGL OLP NL UsrCAL €127
Lync Server Plus CAL YEG-01033 LyncSvrPlusCAL 2013 SNGL OLP NL UsrCAL €127

Don’t forget, that Lync Server 2013 also requires Windows Server license. If you don’t have it yet, you can purchase it through OLP:

Windows Server Standard P73-05762 WinSvrStd 2012 SNGL OLP NL 2Proc €910

Open Value Licensing (OVL) lets you spread payments over three-year agreement term. After the term, you become the owner of perpetual licenses and have the option to extend Software Assurance (SA), which provides free upgrades to newer versions during the period of agreement.

Step #1 OVL Server Licensing

OVL Server license comes with SA included in annual fee.

Lync Server 5HU-00158 LyncSvr ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AP €2217

Step #2 OVL Client Licensing

Lync 2013 client is licensed via Office Professional Plus or available as a standalone. Lync Windows 8 client is available at Windows Store and other mobile clients are available via the relevant platform store.

Lync 6YH-00159 Lync SNGL LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AqY1 AP €19

Step #3 OVL Client Access Licenses (CALs)

Enterprise CALs and Plus CALs are additive to the Standard CAL. CALs are given as User CALS (per user, not per device).

Lync Server Std CAL 6ZH-00048 LyncSvrStdCAL SNGL LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AqY1 AP UsrCAL €21
Lync Server Ent CAL 7AH-00164 LyncSVrEnCAL SNGL LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AqY1 AP UsrCAL €75
Lync Server Plus CAL YEG-00028 LyncSvrPlusCAL SNGL LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AqY1 AP UsrCAL €75
Lync Server Plus CAL YEG-00472 LyncSvrPlusCAL SNGL LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AqY1 AP forECAL UsrCAL €60

Don’t forget, that Lync Server 2013 also requires Windows Server license.  If you don’t have it yet, you can purchase it through OVL:

Windows Server Standard P73-05599 WinSvrStd SNGL LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AqY1 AP 2Proc €536

Open Value Subscription (OVS) is a three-year agreement that lets you rent Microsoft Software for the license period after which the agreement can be renewed. OVS Also comes with Software assurance (SA) which provides free upgrades to newer versions during the period of agreement.

Step #1 OVS Server Licensing

OVS Server license fee includes Software Assurance fee. The prices are given per year.

Lync Server 5HU-00158 LyncSvr ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AP €1496

Step #2 OVS Client Licensing

Lync 2013 client is licensed via Office Professional Plus or available as a standalone. Lync Windows 8 client is available at Windows Store and other mobile clients are available via the relevant platform store.

Lync 6YH-00309 Lync ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AP €14

Step #3 OVS Client Access Licenses (CALs)

Enterprise CALs and Plus CALs are additive to the Standard CAL. CALs are given as User CALS (per user, not per device).

Lync Server Ent CAL 7AH-00346 LyncSVrEnCAL ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AP UsrCAL €50
Lync Server Plus CAL YEG-00095 LyncSvrPlusCAL ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AP UsrCAL €50
Core CALClient Access License W06-00858 CoreCAL ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y UTD UsrCAL €39

Don’t forget, that Lync Server 2013 also requires Windows Server license.  If you don’t have it yet, you can purchase it through OVS:

Windows Server Standard P73-05608 WinSvrStd ALNG LicSAPk OLV NL 1Y AP 2Proc €362