Perpetual vs. Annual license
Sorry for asking what should be a simple question. I couldn't find anything that explained the differences of annual vs. perpetual licensing for BES10, other than that annual is for 1 year. Are the licenses tied to a particular user or particular device? I have the only license currently and it is annual (and I've had the same Z10). I have another user that has a Z10 (personal), but I think he's going to be getting a work-provided phone (Z30?). So I wanted to know if I get him a license, and I setup his Z10 now, will the license work for his Z30 if I remove the work space on the Z10?
- 07-07-2014, 12:51 PM #2Rocking a Xperia Z2 and a Q5
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- CrackBerry Master
07-07-2014, 12:56 PM #3
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Perpetual is a license model where you "purchase" the license. One time payment and no expiry.
Annual = is paid for every 12 months.
Neither are tied to a specific user or device.
If a user wants to use a new device he just activates it and if a device is already active on his account the new BlackBerry 10 will ask if he wishes to add or replace. So he can choose to have 2 devices running in parallel or just stop using the old one.
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Thanks guys. So two devices for one user would consume two licenses though, right? So really it seems like perpetual is the way to go, since right now it is $38, and annual is $19. Unless I was only going to need a license for only 1 year. I thought maybe there were certain restrictions or other caveats to it.
- CrackBerry Abuser
07-07-2014, 06:14 PM #5
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