A floating, or concurrent license, is one that is installed on a network server. Floating licenses allow VSNi software to be used on any networked machine in your organisation, up to a pre-defined number of concurrent sessions.
A node-locked license is one that is locked to a specific machine.
Only available to degree granting bodies for faculty, research, teaching and student use – Annual Rental ONLY.
Only available to degree granting bodies for faculty, research, teaching and student use.
Only available to not for profit research organisations and registered charities.
All other business categories, including governmental research organisations undertaking consultancy.
Free software for qualifying developing countries and also for some academic institutions.
Annual Rental licenses are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Licenses will expire after a year and will need to be renewed each year, if needed.
The licence expires at the end of the year. This is typical for all Discovery licences. Reminders to renew are sent out via email in November.
Support and maintenance is on an annual basis and runs for 1 year from the date the software is purchased. The support and maintenance contract will need to be renewed with the software.
VSNi try to encourage users to purchase the support and maintenance contract as it offers many benefits including:
VAT applies if:
Otherwise VAT will be removed once you enter your organisation details as part of the payment process.