Date Announced: 03 Jun 2019
Software firm offers a choice in subscription terms, all with built-in support via new MyZemax.com portal.
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Zemax, the global leader in optical product design software, announced today that OpticStudio® for optical engineers is now available as subscription licenses for individual and network (concurrent) users. The company is offering six-month, one-year, two-year, and three-year subscription terms, with volume discounts for five or more users. Subscription includes customer support 24 hours a day, Monday-Friday from qualified engineers in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan.
"Our mission is to help companies bring optical products to market faster," said Zemax CEO Mark Nicholson. "With subscription licenses, customers large and small will have the latest Zemax software at their fingertips, just when they need it, without paying license, upgrade, or support fees. The software is a service with regular updates and feature enhancements, available for the length of time it's required. All this comes with access to global support engineers who are obsessed with customer success."
Benefits of buying Zemax software on a subscription basis
Buying Zemax software on a subscription basis allows optical engineers and engineering managers to take control of their software costs. For example, they can:
For users who work in secure labs, Zemax supports hardkeys, which allow offline operation.
Tiered subscriptions for OpticStudio
Zemax is offering three subscription tiers for OpticStudio, plus the option of an online, or cloud-based, version of OpticStudio Premium. These include:
Customers can upgrade at any time.
New customer portal
With the move to a subscription model, Zemax also launches MyZemax.com, a secure portal where customers can:
Once a subscription is purchased, access to the portal is granted. In addition to the above benefits through unlimited use of the supported forum for all customers, MyZemax.com also allows for private support cases for OpticStudio (Standard, Professional, and Premium) customers. Users have the option of opening a case for support or scheduling phone support.
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