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Feature Packs Activation in V11

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  • betty
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Boy did that open a can of worms. I, too, thought the subscription was a great value at the time I purchased it - if not, I would not have made that purchase. And no; Selwyn - I am not jumping to conclusions. Not sure where all that came from; I asked what I thought was a simple question. So with that said; I have other things to do and am done with this thread.

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  • aschone
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Cut and paste from
    http://view.exacttarget.com/?j=fe561...72630c747c1374

    Here's what you get:
    The entire suite of Alpha Five v10.5 products including the 14 feature packs, books, and videos ($1499 value)

    Then when released:

    Alpha Five v11 Developer
    Alpha Five v11 Unlimited Runtime
    Alpha Five v11 Application Server

    Plus you also get the following included in your subscription at no charge:
    (The prices shown below are the prices you will pay for these items if you are not on the subscription plan)

    Alpha Five IIS Server ($899)
    Calendar Component ($799)
    Google Map Component ($199)
    Video Player Component ($99)
    Image Gallery Component ($99)
    All new Alpha Five v11 Feature Packs released during your subscription period.
    All new Alpha Five v11 books or videos released during your subscription period (published by Alpha Software).

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  • Bill Griffin
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Well if you never used any of the feature packs, you received nothing for the money, other than being 1500.00 lighter in your bank account. If you used them, you probably saved an awful lot of time by having them in your bag of tricks. Perceived value is a funny thing. Early adopters always pay more, but get more use than late adopters. I think the subscription is fantastic value, (Developer, Runtime, WAS + all V11 FPS), others may not think this is worth the money, but having many choices is great.

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  • betty
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    I did. And I was happy with Steve's answer. But have at it ..

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  • Bill Griffin
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Betty ,

    Did you purchase the subscription? Just want to know what your situation is before attempt the Pre-release/Add-on question.

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  • betty
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Back to my original question .. trying to understand what a feature pack really is. Is it an add-on or pre-release product? I paid $1500 for feature packs that, had I waited, would have cost $299 or less. Because it was rolled into v11, that makes it a pre-release product. You buy it if you need it today and if not just wait. Am I annoyed? No. Aside from the upgrade to v11, which I would have purchased anyway, I am just not sure what I got for the money.

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  • Bill Griffin
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Originally posted by betty View Post
    Quoting Steve ".. But yes, those of us who paid for a subscription, the subscription included the feature packs, which are now included in v11 at no additional cost. "
    I am kind of lost as to what your point is. Are you annoyed that V10 FP's are now included in V11? Are you annoyed that V11 FP's may become part of V12?

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  • betty
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Quoting Steve ".. But yes, those of us who paid for a subscription, the subscription included the feature packs, which are now included in v11 at no additional cost. "

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    Originally posted by betty View Post
    So - features packs that I paid extra for are now a part of the standard product. Does that mean that there is no need to purchase a feature pack in the future because it will be included in a future version? So feature packs are pre-release products; kind of like a patch that you pay for?
    Betty,

    As Steve says, IF you have the subscription, new v11 FPs are "free. FP's are not pre-relase. per se. It just happens that they have 4 new v11 FPs ready in synch w. v11. So if you don't have the subscription, you have to pay for the v11 FPs if you want them.

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  • arhill
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Thanks Steve. I uninstalled and reinstalled v11. I was never on beta. Not exactly sure what happened but yes, the tools menu now has some items that were missing.

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  • Steve Wood
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    I can see why they added the v10 FPs to V11, they are in such common use now. But yes, those of us who paid for a subscription, the subscription included the feature packs, which are now included in v11 at no additional cost.

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  • betty
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    So - features packs that I paid extra for are now a part of the standard product. Does that mean that there is no need to purchase a feature pack in the future because it will be included in a future version? So feature packs are pre-release products; kind of like a patch that you pay for?

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  • Steve Wood
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    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    Andrew. That is either the beta or an old copy of V11 (or V10). It it not the menu from the latest V11 (its missing a bunch of items). Update and ensure you don't have the beta installed.

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  • arhill
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    tools.PNG

    From Control Panel. Not there. Disheartening. Will start again. QA?

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  • forskare
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    There is if you are in the control panel. Tools and the last on, on the bottom. I would try re installing the latest v11 download.

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