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Software Licence Changes - Key Dates


The option to purchase new perpetual licenses of most Autodesk® individual products will end as of: January 31, 2016.  and most Autodesk® Design & Creation Suites perpetual licences will end as of July 31, 2016 as Autodesk transition to a fully Desktop Maintenance licence model.


About Desktop Subscription

With Autodesk Desktop Subscription, customers can enjoy a low-cost-entry which gives you the flexibility to access a product when you need it. This means that you can easily ramp up or scale back your software needs depended on staffing or project requirements.

Desktop Subscription is available for a variety of standalone products and suites that provide greater adaptability of purchasing options for customers. Businesses that require flexibility and choice in the way they access their software have the option to control costs and commitment with quarterly and annual rental from Autodesk.

Subscription prices are very cost effective for short to medium term periods, but for the longer term perpetual licensing will still remain the best option for the majority of long term users.

Whether you are a small to medium sized business or a large scale corporation, there are a variety of accessibility options offering a great deal of benefits.

By managing your software on a “pay as you go” basis, it allows you to avoid any upfront costs that come with a perpetual license which can be ideal for very small businesses or start-up companies.

It also gives you access to the latest features and benefits of Autodesk software as and when you need it, giving you the opportunity to tailor the software so that you can remain competitive and be successful when short-term projects arise.

When a new version of the software becomes available, this licensing model ensures you have access to the latest edition and any new tools that are incorporated within the software.

To find out more about how Desktop Maintenance software options, contact the sales team at Micro Concepts.

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