This product includes one (1) User CAL for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard is a cloud-ready information platform that will help organizations unlock breakthrough insights across the organization and quickly build solutions to extend data across on-premises and public cloud, backed by mission critical confidence. LicensingClient Access Licenses (CALs) are required for each device or user that accesses the features and services of Microsoft SQL. User CALs are likely to be more cost effective than Device CALs if there are multiple devices per user (for example, a user has a laptop and handheld computer accessing SQL Server). A minimum of 5 CALs is required on your first Open Business order.