Use the following equation:
__ processors x __ cores per processor
Then divide it by 2 to get how many licenses you need. Please note that a minimum of 8 licenses is required.
Please note that Microsoft downloads are delivered as ISO files, and may need to be burned to a CD before they installed**. If you have any questions, please contact us via our contact form or check our licensing resource.
These licenses are discounted for 501(c)3 charity organizations. Churches and non-profits must submit their 501(c)3 documentation to verify non-profit status before the order can be processed. Do this via fax (our fax #: 888-930-4851), responding to the order confirmation e-mail, or by uploading the document at the order confirmation page.
Microsoft licenses are custom created for your organization by Microsoft; they are not generated by Tech Crawl, so order fulfillment is not immediate. Please allow 2-5 business days for delivery. After your order is processed, Microsoft will send you an e-mail with instructions on how you can find your serial key and access your product download via the Microsoft Volume Licensing Services Center. Please note you may be required to burn the program to a CD before you can install it**. No media is currently available from our website, but you can purchase it directly from Microsoft after your order has been fulfilled.
You'll receive one (1) installation per license. This is a fully-featured license from Microsoft; there are no differences between this product and the commercially priced version.
Because these are custom licenses, there are no refunds for this product. Please choose carefully.
** Machines with Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 can install the program without burning to a CD by right-clicking on the downloaded file.
Like Microsoft Server Standard, Microsoft Windows Server Datacenter allows a computer to act as a print, web, and/or file server. It can also act as a domain controller to respond to security authentication requests like user logins, permission checking, and more. Server Datacenter can serve as the primary platform used by other server programs like Microsoft Exchange Server or Microsoft SQL Server (purchased separately). The Datacenter Edition is perfect for organizations that have large workloads and/or necessitate heavily virtualized server environments.
You will be purchasing one license. Each license is good for two physical processors on one server and an unlimited amount of virtual instances. For additional licensing information, review the 'Licensing' information below.
Use Microsoft Windows Server Datacenter to:
By purchasing Windows Server Datacenter 2019, you are also eligible to install up to two versions prior of the application at no additional cost (i.e. you can install Windows Server Datacenter 2016 or 2012). Installing previous versions will remove the per processor/per core licensing requirement seen below.
The minimum number of licenses required is 2 per physical server.
Each Server Datacenter license allows you to run an unlimited amount of servers in a virtual environment.