The Microsoft Core CAL licence is a bundle of CALs (Client Access Licences) for:
- Windows Server Standard
- Exchange Server Standard
- SharePoint Server Standard
- Skype for Business Server Standard
- System Center Configuration Manager (Client Mngmnt)
- System Center Endpoint Protection
Core CAL, which is only available on a Microsoft volume licensing scheme, offers a convenient way to licence basic server components across desktop computers. In addition, it reduces the overall complexity of managing CALs for server software for IT professionals and can represent a significant cost saving over purchasing each of the included CALs individually.