Multiple JIRA licenses in one company

I want to run JIRA in the following scenario:

There are two teams in my company, each have their own project and share no data or users. I want to install two JIRA instances on two seperate machines, so that each team has their own JIRA. Given that each team has no more than 10 members, am I correct in assuming that, for this scenario, I only need two starter licenses?

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(That was an easy answer - I can't even pad it beyond "you'll need a 10 user licence for each production server".  So , yes, what you said)

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Jim Conaty Atlassian Team Feb 18, 2015

I would like to add to what Nic said, and that you can find how JIRA is licensed in this FAQ.

I read the FAQ, but I wasn't sure if number of active users meant user per instance and not per company/institution. Thanks for clarifying that.

Jim Conaty Atlassian Team Feb 19, 2015

Hi John, it's users per instance. We're happy to help.

Im wondering that, is there any possibility that one user in JIRA ( may authenticate with another JIRA instance ( If so how the licence effects

You can set up one JIRA to use the other JIRA's user data.

Both systems will need their own licences (e.g. if you have 45 users, you will need 2 50-user licences)

Ok, can i refer the issue in one JIRA to another JIRA instance.

The basic way to do that is to set up an application link between the two JIRA systems and use the "link issue to url" links in each one to provide the cross reference.  This will be just a link though, it won't do anything other than tell the users that there's an issue in the other system (with the url of course)

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