Understanding License Types
This chapter is designed to help you choosing the license type that suits best to your needs.
You can choose from these license types for ARES software:
Flex Cloud Licenses
A Flex License provides the ability to share it with multiple users in several locations but as the licenses are in the cloud, unlike with a "traditional" Flex Network licenses the users no longer have to be in the same local network, but can be anywhere: in home office, out of the office or even in different countries...
Flex Cloud licenses can be shared between concurrent users or computers to reduce the number of licenses and costs.
A Flex License
lets you share the license with others on an Organization simultaneously (according to the maximum number of client users).
a single user can use the same license on different computers but not simultaneously.
a user can open several instances of the software on the same computer.
allows you to take away the license for a defined period if you need to work outside of the network (Borrow License mode)
is valid without time limitation (with the freedom to renew annual update and support service after 12 months)
Note: A Flex Cloud License requires a minimum quantity of 3 floating licenses.
A Flex Cloud License includes:
ARES Commander Trinity / ARES Mechanical Trinity – as the base products. Here are the Flex Cloud license types Annual and 3 Years Annual available with a life time of 1 or 3 years.
All Flex Cloud Trinity permissions are including the licenses of ARES Touch and ARES Kudo.
Free updates to upcoming versions within a year (usually each quarter). Updates include: Service Packs, which are new builds of the same version that fix issues; Upgrade to the next major release with added functionality (if a new major release falls into the period of validity of the license)
E-mail support for one year (contact our technical support service at [email protected])
To buy a Flex Cloud License and to keep updates and support service:
Contact [email protected].
Note: For more information concerning Flex Cloud Licenses and FAQ's, please consult the following article: FAQ Flex Cloud License.