Make the web farm licensing more flexible for multi-tenant MVC sites
Say we have a customer that has a 10-site EMS license.
We're building MVC sites so we want the CMS in one web application and public-facing MVC site in another web application.
To separate concerns between the sites as much as possible we'd like to have a single MVC web application for each site in the CMS.
In the end though, there is only 1 physical servers involved (or Azure App Service plan) that hosts 11 web applications (CMS + 10 MVC applications).
There is 1 additional web farm server license available for free when working with MVC so right now, this requires the customer to buy a web farm node license for every site beyond the first one.
So to fill the 10-site license the customer needs to buy an additional 9 web farm nodes. At current list prices this would cost an additional 100.000 euros.
As you can imagine, this is hard to explain to customers.
Can you please reconsider the web farm licensing model to make the above architecure possible without huge additional costs?