I am going crazy on the license problem as the Sales told me our existing solution cannot be allowed the let the external client to access our SharePoint site....
we have purchased
1 x SharePoint Standard 2010 Server License 20 x SharePoint CALs I have setup a Windows AD with 15 users / purchased 20 x Windows CALs in a Virtual Machine I have purchased a SQL2008 R2 per processor/per server (I knew this version is for unlimited Client access and no need to purchase CAL) and installed to another Virtual Machine. The two VMs are housed in a VMWare Exsi 5.1 Server
I put it on a external network apart from our Company LAN and client can access our sharepoint site using http://mycompany.com/SPClientSite (they need to enter the pre-set AD user name and password in order to access the content).
The sales told me we need to purchase the NEW SharePoint 2013 server + CALs / MS Server 2012 Server + Cal in order not to violate the Microsoft licensing scheme..
Is there any cheapest way to comply with Microsoft licensing scheme with my company environment ... ????
Thanks in advance..