Office Suite Use Rights on Servers Flowchart

This flow chart illustrates the ways an organization can acquire the right to install and run Office suites within server-based desktops and make them accessible to clients. Note that the choice of server-based desktop architecture (virtual desktops or session desktops) is irrelevant from an Office licensing perspective.

Whether a customer deploys Office Professional Plus or Office 365 ProPlus on servers has a great impact on licensing as the two are considered to be completely independent products, despite their technical similarities.

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