Have been informed pricing of $X for a yearly subscription and the same $X amount to buy a perpetual license, with yearly maintenance being the same $X amount again.
Maybe I missed something?
As Jayanta mentioned, only an Esri rep/distributor can give specifics about pricing, but typically a yearly subscription will expire each year making it completely unusable if not renewed. A perpetual license will still work after the year is up, but you will not be able to upgrade or get tech support (except thru forums) unless you renew the annual maintenance.
For desktop, typically (at least in the US), the first year maintnenance is included with a new ArcGIS Desktop or ArcGIS Server purchase.
From what I see, some software, like Pro and other apps associated seem to be moving to an annual subscription only.
It would be wise to contact your local Esri office for the clarification on the pricing model.
That is from my local ESRI office.
They double checked.
Thanks for the license type explanation.
You don't find it ... odd ... that the yearly maintenance cost is the the same as a yearly subscription cost?
Is this what you pay?
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