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Re: FW: EOL for Concurrency

From:

Steven Osborne <[log in to unmask]>

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Date:

Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:55:24 -0300

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Hi Carol,

We certainly will and I have already asked Peggy from Adobe to reconsider 
this for Educational institutions. I suggest that others do the same.

--- Steve

On 28 Sep 2006 at 11:41, Vaters, V. Carol wrote:

> 
> Brown Universitydepends onconcurrent licenses forour Acrobat 7. What otherinstitutions will be
> sharing the same pain once Acrobat 8 is released?
> 
> Thanks,
> Carol Vaters
> Hardware Acquisition/Software Licensing
> Brown University
> Ofc: 401.863.7476
> eFax: 320.306.0974
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> From: Peggy Snyder [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 12:22 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [LICENSING] FW: EOL for Concurrency
> 
> 
> 
>     Hello,
>     Creative Suite and other Adobe products will continue to offer concurrent 
>     licenses. If you have a concurrent license for Creative Suite, that product can 
>     still be managed concurrently. If you purchase the new Creative Suite with 
>     Acrobat 8, concurrent licenses will still be available.
> 
>     The change in concurrency only impacts licenses of Acrobat 8.
>     If you had concurrent licenses under CLP 4.5 for Acrobat, you will lose 
>     concurrent rights with Acrobat 8. You should have received communication from 
>     Adobe about this change.
> 
>     Sorry of any confusion.
>     Peggy
> 
>     Peggy Snyder
>     Director, Education Sales
>     Adobe Systems Incorporated
>     801 N. 34th St.
>     Seattle, WA 98103
>     ph:206-675-7213
>     [log in to unmask]
>     http://www.adobe.com/education
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
>     On 9/21/06 8:59 AM, "Kevin Farrell" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>     There's a pdf on the web-site that Adobe directs you to in the e-mail with a bit more 
>     information. There are certainly some concerns. One of my clients brought up the 
>     question of how Creative Suite and Production Studio concurrent licenses will be 
>     affected, since Acrobat Pro is included in each.
>     Kevin Farrell
>     SHI
> 
>     From: Mark Chropufka [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
>     Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 11:51 AM
>     To: [log in to unmask]
>     Subject: [LICENSING] FW: EOL for Concurrency
> 
>     Just wanted to share an email I received from Adobe. Is anyone aware of 
>     this and have you received a similar message? 
>     I am quite surprised that Adobe would be dropping concurrent licensing for 
>     Acrobat.
> 
>     Mark
> 
> 
> From: Simon Jones [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
> Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 9:33 AM
> To: Simon Jones
> Subject: EOL for Concurrency
> 
> 
>                                    Adobe Volume Licensing 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Dear Acrobat Customer,
> 
> Today, Adobe is announcing that concurrent licensing will no longer be available for 
> the Adobe Acrobat family of products, starting with the general availability of 
> Version 8. This announcement only affects the Acrobat product family. All other 
> concurrent licenses (non-Acrobat) remain the same. As valued customers, we want 
> to communicate this change to you and help to make the transition from concurrent 
> licensing easy and seamless.
> 
> Adobe Acrobat usage has become nearly ubiquitous; Acrobat users have shown a 
> growing preference for wanting to be able to use the software whenever they need it 
> - online or offline. Therefore, Acrobat usage no longer lends itself well to a 
> concurrent usage model - which works best for task-specific tools. Purchasing 
> patterns over the last few years have confirmed this shifting user preference; for 
> example, as the number of Acrobat users in the Education marketplace has 
> increased, the proportion using concurrent licenses has dropped 40%. 
> 
> To aid in the transition from concurrent licensing, you will receive three Acrobat 8 
> regular non-concurrent licenses for each Acrobat 7 concurrent license if you have 
> concurrent Acrobat licenses currently covered under the Upgrade Plan. These 
> Acrobat 8 licenses will each continue to carry Upgrade Plan coverage for the 
> remainder of the term for your paid UpgradePlan. If you have concurrent licenses 
> that are not covered under the Upgrade Plan, you may continue to use your Acrobat 
> 7 licenses concurrently; however, there is no special transition plan for concurrent 
> licenses that are not covered under the Upgrade Plan. For further information about 
> this transition plan, please visit our website 
> <http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/licensing_program.html> .
> 
> Adobe thanks you for your continued business and looks forward to providing you 
> with innovative software in ways that meet your needs. 
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Adobe Licensing
>                            This is an outgoing e-mail address only.  
> 
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> Use of all Adobe products is governed by the terms and conditions of the relevant End User 
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> Returns Policy <http://www.adobe.com/support/service/returns.html> . 
> 
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>           <http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/openoptions/index.html> . To place additional 
>         volume licensing orders, contact your Adobe License Center or Adobe reseller. To 
>         place orders through the CLP program, you will need your CLP membership number, 
>                    to ensure you are credited with the correct discount level. 
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Steven Osborne, Director, Integrated Technology Services
University of New Brunswick, Saint John
PO Box 5050, Saint John, N.B., Canada E2L 4L5
Ph: (506) 648-5587  Fax: (506) 648-5799
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