Question

dombee on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:21:24


Hello,

I'm currently building a prototype Office integration application for my clients and they are dragging their heels in providing a suitable server.

The application consists a database / application / web server built on Marklogic + SQL Server/ bespoke c# / ASP.Net plus a Word plug in. 

I'd like to install a full copy of Office 2013 and have users remote desktop into the server to use Office as rolling out the add-in will take months of negotiations with a less than helpful IT department.

I've already checked and my Enterprise MSDN licence covers me for installing the Office Suite at the client's site or off-site so long as no production data are used.

Will this be possible to host on Azure, I've just spent a good while reading about this but am lost in the maze of different licencing issues around Office. As this is a prototype can I just ignore the licencing issues and rely on my MSDN licence?

Thanks

Dom


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Replies

Sapna Girish on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:47:26


Hello Dom,

Greetings from Microsoft Azure.

Please check the below Forum thread which might be helpful to answer your query:

https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/80f558cc-0b5c-47dd-87b6-db16d5f4ed5d/licensing-office-in-azure-remoteapp-azure-virtual-machines?forum=AzureRemoteApp

Regards,

Sapna Girish