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The cost of deploying alpha on the web...

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  • The cost of deploying alpha on the web...

    Has Alpha slipped this concurrent licensing in under the radar?
    I don't recall seeing this for V10 web apps, so I assumed that the same would apply for V11, i.e. pay once for a web server license and user access is only limited by server hardware and memory constraints.
    I honestly do not ever recall hearing any discussion or seeing any promotional literature detailing pricing details for concurrent licensing.
    If this is the future strategy of Alpha can someone please give me some ideas of cost say for a 100 concurrent user example?



  • #2
    Re: The cost of deploying alpha on the web...

    I see the items in your link are named "Starter Edition" but this is the first time I've seen the concurrent limitations.

    You can still buy the unlimited users license (referenced in the text that you link) at the Alpha store. $399 for upgrading users, $499 for new users.


    • #3
      Re: The cost of deploying alpha on the web...

      I think this is just a promo offer. If you own the regular WAS there is no limitation - except for the inner mechanics of the WAS itself.
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      • #4
        Re: The cost of deploying alpha on the web...

        A5 Version 11 WAS terms and conditions.doc

        I've started making a habit of saving the terms and conditions when I install software. Here's what I saved from my Version 11 WAS. The underlining is mine. The way I read this, these terms do agree with what I was told by the sales person when I bought Alpha Five version 10, which is that you can run multiple web sites from a single WAS license, as long as they are all hosted on the same server. It appears to me that the terms of use for the full program are unchanged.

        I saw that promotional email also, and wondered about it as well. My initial thought was that the prices they are listing are pretty low, and that these are more limited use licenses that what a professional developer would buy. So - someone who's doing an admin web site for their own business, one that will be accessed by a small number of staff only, could get started inexpensively. It also mentions "logged in user" - so perhaps a publicly viewable web site is unaffected, and the limit is only on folks who can change records.
        Last edited by WendyWelton; 12-30-2011, 11:39 AM. Reason: forgot attachment
        Wendy Welton
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        • #5
          Re: The cost of deploying alpha on the web...

          Thanks to all of you for your replies.
          That clears it up.
          Just a promo, it seems.

          Thanks again,