Q: (from Jeff)
I’ve got a customer who will be typically using Office from their Terminal Services (RDS) farm. But if there are connectivity problems, they want the option of running Office locally. Do they need to license Office with Software Assurance.
I knew I wanted to do some research on this. The number of licenses required will be determined by the computers accessing Office:
Here are my reference links:
So if I understand your question correctly, you only need to provide Volume Licensed copies of Office.