How to buy System Center 2016

To give you a more consistent licensing experience across multi-cloud environments, we’re transitioning from processor-based licensing to core-based licensing with System Center 2016. You can buy System Center 2016 directly from Microsoft, or through a trusted partner.

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Pricing and licensing overview for System Center 2016

Datacenter Edition for managing virtual servers

Standard Edition for managing physical servers

Operating system environments / Hyper-V Containers

Unlimited

2*

Windows Server Containers

Unlimited

Unlimited

Open NL L&SA 2-year price (licensed by cores)

$3,607

$1,323

*Assumes a 16-core 2 proc server. Actual customer price might vary.

Both System Center 2016 Datacenter Edition and Standard Edition include the following components:

  • Configuration Manager
  • Data Protection Manager
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Operations Manager
  • Orchestrator
  • Service Manager
  • Virtual Machine Manager

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Pricing and licensing overview for System Center 2016

Datacenter Edition for managing virtual servers

Standard Edition for managing physical servers

Operating system environments / Hyper-V Containers

Unlimited

2*

Windows Server Containers

Unlimited

Unlimited

Open NL L&SA 2-year price (licensed by cores)

$3,607

$1,323

*Assumes a 16-core 2 proc server. Actual customer price might vary.