Marnix Wolf provided an excellent perspective on licensing in System Center 2012 in a series of blog posts – check out the parts below!

Part 1: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.nl/2012/06/sc-2012-licensing-lets-complify-part-i.html

Part 2: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.nl/2012/06/sc-2012-licensing-lets-complify-part-ii.html

Part 3: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.com/2012/06/sc-2012-licensing-lets-complify-part.html

Part 4: Not posted yet but hopefully soon at: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.com/

Keep up the great blogging Marnix!