It’s the year of choice for Autodesk customers — organizations can either license Autodesk software through perpetual rights or Autodesk’s latest subscription licensing model, called Desktop Subscription. But not for long — the clock is ticking. (more…)
Peter Quinio is an Autodesk Sales and Licensing Specialist in SHI’s Software and Licensing department. He supports SHI’s sales teams by staying up-to-date on the latest technologies and programs from various manufacturers, and is a go-to resource for questions about products, programs, order processing, or deal registration. He trains sales teams on matching customer needs with the appropriate products and solutions. Peter joined the company in July 2008.
Email Peter at Peter_Quinio@shi.com.
It’s the year of choice for Autodesk customers — organizations can either license Autodesk software through perpetual rights or Autodesk’s latest subscription licensing model, called Desktop Subscription. But not for long.
After Jan. 31, 2016, seats of Autodesk Point products, such as AutoCAD LT, will only be available through a term-based license plan called Desktop Subscription. While some suite products can still be licensed through perpetual rights after that date, standalone and network versions of popular Autodesk software will fully transition to Desktop Subscription. Customers currently licensed through perpetual agreements will see no change in their contract, but after Jan. 31, 2016, they’ll no longer have the option of purchasing new perpetual licenses.
So what does this deadline mean for existing customers? Is there an advantage to one option over the other? Should you change now or early next year? Here are a few considerations to ponder after you circle Jan. 31, 2016 on your calendar. (more…)