Forefront Security for SharePoint is licensed through Microsoft Volume Licensing in the Microsoft Online Services program on a per user or per device monthly subscription model for internal sites, and a per server monthly subscription model for Internet-facing sites. This license includes all antivirus scan engines, signatures, and product upgrades during the license period.
Customers can license Forefront Security for SharePoint as part of the following Microsoft licensing programs:
Forefront Security for SharePoint is available for purchase as a standalone product and as part of two company-wide suites, Enterprise CAL Suite and Forefront Security Suite.
|Enterprise CAL Suite|
Forefront Security Suite
Forefront Client Security
Forefront Security for Exchange Server
Forefront Security for SharePoint
Antigen for Instant Messaging
Exchange Hosted Filtering
Other Server CALs and technologies
The estimated annual subscription prices for an organization with at least five users are:
Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint
$7.20 US per user, per year
Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint integrates multiple scan engines from industry-leading vendors and provides content controls to help businesses protect their Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 collaboration environments from documents containing malicious code, confidential information, and inappropriate content.
Forefront Security for SharePoint Internet Sites
Forefront Security for SharePoint can also be used to protect Internet-facing websites running on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Internet Sites against malicious code and inappropriate content. Forefront Security for SharePoint Internet Sites monthly subscriptions are licensed per server, with one server license required for each Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 server protected.
Customers who purchase Forefront Security for SharePoint, which protects Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 collaboration environments, also receive downgrade rights to Antigen for SharePoint which protects SharePoint portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0.