Microsoft System Center Datacenter Select Per-Core Server Management License/Software Assurance bundle and download (SA through 7/31/2022; this item licenses up to two physical cores on a single server; minimum order is 8)
a perpetual license, maintenance through the date specified in the item's description, and download.
Microsoft does not offer System Center licenses without Software Assurance.
Purchase of this item licenses two physical cores on a single server and includes the right to upgrade to any version released before the end of the term specified in the item name. The minimum order of this item is 8.
Components included in the server management licenses are not available separately.
This item licenses the following System Center components for use in managing server OSs:
The Standard and Datacenter Editions of System Center are differentiated by virtualization rights only; servers licensed with the Standard Edition can host up to two VMs while servers licensed with the Datacenter edition can host any number of VMs.
Licenses are required only for the endpoints being managed. No additional licenses are needed for the management server or SQL Server runtime (SQL Server Standard Edition).