Sun Microsystems Inc. claims it is wrapping storage software licensing and maintenance costs into one predictable...
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
bill with a new subscription-based licensing model, but watch out for the small print.Pricing for storage software has traditionally been a complex black art in which each software component is priced differently and managed differently, and often feels like the vendor has pulled a number out of the air. Today, users buy software on a capacity basis for the number of servers or clients being supported. Maintenance and support costs are separate, and often inexplicably expensive.