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What is the difference between Perpetual and Subscription Licensing?

04.03.12   |  
‎04-03-2012 03:26 AM

Hi,

 

What is the difference between Perpetual and Subscription Licensing?

 

Do users normally go for Perpetual Licensing?

 

Thanks!

Michael
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Re: What is the difference between Perpetual and Subscription Licensing?

04.04.12   |  
‎04-04-2012 05:30 AM

Assuming you mean SPACE here.


It's just CAPEX vs. OPEX, giving customers another choice through a Juniper SKU.

 

In my practice, I sell SPACE only for EX today. When I do, I choose perpetual licensing. If customers need OPEX, I finance through our internal financing dept, and give them a monthly cost - actually in that case for the whole deal, switches and management and power/cooling and anything else they might need on the project.

 

YMMV, depending on whether you have a financing dept (or a partner who does), whether you need OPEX just on SPACE or on the devices / labor that SPACE manages as well, &c.

 

Hope that helps Smiley Happy.

 

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Re: What is the difference between Perpetual and Subscription Licensing?

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04.04.12   |  
‎04-04-2012 06:25 AM

Yup, it's for Junos Space.

So Perpetual Licensing is one-time cost, and Subscription Licensing is an annual recurring cost?

Thanks!

Michael
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Re: What is the difference between Perpetual and Subscription Licensing?

04.04.12   |  
‎04-04-2012 08:55 AM

Exactly, yes, that's the difference.

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Re: What is the difference between Perpetual and Subscription Licensing?

04.08.12   |  
‎04-08-2012 06:57 PM
So over 3 years period, can we safely say that the Perpetual Licensing will cost less than the Subscription Licensing?
Thanks!

Michael
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