Things have changed. The arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 required a shift in the way software is developed and deployed. Now, more than ever, flexibility and agility are the keys to success. Demand for subscription-based software in commercial and industrial markets has accelerated; and, the pace of this change is not expected to slow down. We’re embracing the change and are here to help usher you into this new way of doing business.
Comparison shopping is never easy and can consume a lot of your valuable time. Whether going with the perpetual plus maintenance software license or the software subscriptions delivery model, we have an option that will provide the right value for you. If you need automation software and value options, flexibility, scalability, customization, ease of distribution, and so much more, read on.
With cuts in budgets, how will I get a capital expenditure approved? Without the full scope of the project defined, will I be sync software requirements with changing demand? With ongoing changes in personnel, how can I manage the number and types of licenses I need? How do I make sure that the software I buy today is up to date years from now?
With mounting pressure to move the needle, these unanswered questions can overwhelm even the most stoic among us. Have no fear! You have options.
92% of enterprise-software buyers are considering or already transitioning to subscription products
McKinsey & Company, B2B software-purchase decision-maker survey, 2016-17
Q: How do I access the Software Subscription Website?
A: The address for the subscription website is: commerce.rockwellautomation.com. Create a new account or log in using your Knowledgebase credentials. From here you can explore our Software Subscription and Perpetual with Maintenance options.
Q: How do I get a quotation for sale on these subscription offerings?
A: Either you, your distributor, or your sales contact can create a budgetary quotation in the website by selecting “Quotation Only” in the checkout process. This will prepare a quotation document that can be emailed or used in a proposal. If you create a quotation in the website, you will be able to convert it to an order directly from the “My Subscriptions” page.
Q: What kind of technical support is associated with my subscription?
A: Subscriptions include 8x5 phone support, along with other software-specific support entitlements, and can be upgraded to 24x7 phone support.
Q: When will I get billed for my subscription order?
A: Billings will be created when the contract creation is complete either by the distributor if purchased through them or by Rockwell Automation if direct.
Q: What if I have a pricing agreement?
A: Pricing on the website is net pricing including any agreements your company has directly with Rockwell Automation.
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