Autodesk Subscription: Top 3 myths, busted

Autodesk Subscription: Top 3 myths, busted

This article addresses three of the most common misconceptions about Autodesk Subscription. 

In January 2016, Autodesk discontinued selling new perpetual licenses for most of its standalone products. Instead, clients must now purchase an Autodesk Subscription for their favorite software, including AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, 3ds Max, Revit and more.

While subscription-based licensing has become standard practice for most major software companies (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office 365), it is nonetheless still a major change for Autodesk customers. And like any big change, there have been a lot of rumors swelling. But, the reality is that Autodesk’s subscription model is not as scary as it seems.

I recently sat down with Don Goddard, our resident Autodesk specialist here at Softchoice, to get some answers to three of the most common concerns with Autodesk Subscription. [Read more…]

3 ways you’ve been underestimating Box

3 ways you've been underestimating Box

The last few years have seen businesses bombarded with various cloud-based storage and sharing solutions. It’s come to a point where many free file sharing providers offer nearly-identical services – with little to no real differentiation between them.

What has been lost in this relentless pursuit of cloud-based collaboration is the universal accessibility, functionality and security required by organizations for large-scale adoption.

It just so happens that those are the core tenets of Box. In this article, we highlight three of the most surprising ways Box delivers as a true collaboration platform, beyond simple file sharing.

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The two sides to SaaS security you need to know about

The two sides to SaaS security you need to know about
Cloud computing, mobile, and digital technologies are transforming the way we work. Increasing worker productivity is top of mind for CEOs and many forward-thinking CIOs and IT leaders are looking to new technology to drive competitive advantage.

 

A recent Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey found that technology related change is a higher priority than ever before:

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