This device client access license (CAL) authorizes one computer to access SQL Server when the server is deployed using the Client/Server model. Any number of users can use the device (for example, a shared workstation).
User CALs are also available. A user CAL authorizes a user to access SQL Server from any device, For example, an employee might access the server from a computer at work and another at home.
This CAL is compatible with SQL Server 2008 and 2012.
This license does not require media, license keys, or setup codes.
CALs, ECLs, and management licenses (MLs) offered through TechSoup are always for the currently offered version of the server software. However, these licenses can also be used with earlier versions of the server software.
Under the Software Assurance program, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.