For those that are unfamiliar with DPM 2007 licensing, check out this new licensing podcast on Edge.Technet.com. In that DPM podcast on Edge, after the talk about the DPM licenses, you’ll find about some cool benefits of acquiring your DPML's within the SMSE, instead of as 'standalone' licenses. And now, it gets even better !
With the acquisition of 200 or more System Center Server Management Suite Enterprise (SMSE) licenses between December 1st 2008 and June 30th 2009, a Select, Select Plus or Enterprise Agreement customer will be deemed to have:
5 System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 server licenses
1 System Center Configuration Manager 2007 server license
1 System Center Operations Manager 2007 server license