Collaboration—Standard does not require a license.
In Cisco Prime
Collaboration, you must navigate to Activate Business page to activate the system from Standard to Business. You can activate the Evaluation mode from within Cisco Prime Collaboration. The Evaluation period is valid up to 60 days. After the evaluation expires, you can apply for permanent license from the License Management page. If you do not apply for permanent license after the expiry of Evaluation period, the system comes back to Standard mode.
Cisco Prime Collaboration
licensing is based on the endpoint quantity. The number of endpoints
determine the number of licenses that you need to purchase to manage your
Cisco Prime Collaboration provides the license status of the
Total Endpoints in the
License Management page
Soft phones also consume license like hard phones; and every soft phone
requires one license each even if they are sharing the same directory number as
any hard phone registered in the same Unified Communications Manager.
For more information on these endpoints, see the
Prime Collaboration Assurance and Analytics Install and Upgrade