CADDManager on May 30th, 2013

Autodesk provides several Options for licensing their software.  Which one makes sense for you depends on the situation you are in.  There are four Options when you purchase the software: Stand Alone: For individuals or small to medium businesses requiring a specific number of users.  If you are a small office that has 6 people [...]

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CADDManager on May 29th, 2013

Once you have installed AutoCAD 2014, you will need to either continue using the 30 day trial or activate the license that you have purchased.  Activation is pretty easy to do as long as you are connected to the Internet. When you first open the product, it will be in the Trial Version mode.  This [...]

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CADDManager on January 29th, 2010

Simplified Upgrade Pricing Begins March 16, 2010 You need to be aware of a change that is coming… From the Autodesk website… Autodesk is introducing a new, streamlined upgrade pricing model on March 16, 2010. Under our current upgrade pricing model, the price of your upgrade depends on which product release you own. After March [...]

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CADDManager on September 21st, 2009

In my last post on this issue I opened the topic with the options that Autodesk provides with licensing.  My concern is that choosing one or the other does not allow me to cover my disaster  recovery needs.   If I go one way – I have troubles.  If  I go the other way – I [...]

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CADDManager on September 14th, 2009

When creating a deployment image for 2010…  here is what is presented related to the licensing scheme. I am having conversations with Autodesk about my vision of how a license should work and what I want and this was offered at the time of deployment. They have two versions of licensing – Redundant and Distributed [...]

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CADDManager on December 20th, 2006

Part of the Ancillary Service Agreement for Home Use is the following wording… “Subject to the terms set forth below, the Home Use benefit commences on the date of the issuance of the authorization code from Autodesk and continues for a period of 13 months from such date, at which time the software program will [...]

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CADDManager on December 19th, 2006

Here is a list of the possible home use seats you can get if you are on Subscription… Architectural Desktop AutoCAD AutoCAD Electrical AutoCAD LT AutoCAD Mechanical Building Systems Civil 3D Inventor Professional Inventor Series Land Desktop Map 3ds Max Raster Design Revit Revit Series Revit Series Structure Revit Series Systems Plus Revit Structure Survey [...]

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CADDManager on December 14th, 2006

Another benefit of being on subscription… Autodesk Subscription allows Home Use of software programs that you have under Subscription, subject to the terms and conditions outlined on your subscription site. So you need to log on to your subscription site at http://pointa.autodesk.com or call your reseller to find out how to get the software. Home [...]

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CADDManager on April 20th, 2005

There is a newer form of installing software. I don’t know how long it has been available (let me know if you know). It is called Multi-seat Stand-Alone Licensing. The multi-seat stand-alone license enables the purchaser to install, register, and activate an Autodesk products on several workstations using a single serial number. The mulitseat stand-alone [...]

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