AXAEM can be licensed under an Open Source license or a Commercial license
Open Source Licenses:
Why consider an Open Source application?
Open Source applications do not have license fees. Consequently, the initial cost of an open source application is significantly less than the initial cost of traditional commercial applications which typically have significant license fees. You also have the ability to share and contribute to the application for the benefit of all who use the it. This means that application enhancements are available at no cost to you beyond the effort to load and use them. APPX Software offers services to help you deploy and learn about new offerings as they become available. This gives you the security of knowing that you are not on your own without service and support offerings being available to you.
What are some concerns about Open Source applications?
When an Open Source application is put into service, who will support it? The community for the application can provide some general support such as hints and tips through forums and list servers. However, most organizations require a more formal support infrastructure for applications that they deploy and APPX Software is committed to providing traditional software support through email, telephone, and onsite services depending on the needs of the organization. Please review our Support Offerings that are available for your consideration.
The Open Source Advantage through APPX Software, Inc.
APPX Software, Inc. is pleased to provide AXAEM, a comprehensive enterprise archiving and records management solution under the GNU General Public License (GPL) with the APPX Supplemental License, which allows users and developers to obtain, modify, run, and redistribute the software at no charge.
Open source software offers many benefits including:
- No license fees
- Free source code
- Modificatons allowed
- No runtime restrictions
- .Copying and redistribution allowed
Commercial Software Licenses:
Why consider a Commercial Software application license?
Commercial software licenses are a traditional way to obtain business applications through licensing. Since many commercial applications have been developed to meet the specific requirements of a client, it is generally considered an advantage to protect the intellectual property of the developer. Commercial applications a licensed to the specific client who uses it. This means that application enhancements are available at additional cost to you as your needs change. APPX Software offers services to help you deploy and learn about the application as it is customized to meet your needs. This gives you the security of knowing that you are not on your own without service and support offerings being available to you. Your interests and changes are protected through the ongoing maintenance and support offerings available to you. Many Information Technology organizations prefer the use of commercial licensed software to offer the added legally binding characteristics that Open Source software cannot provide, since it is available to a community of users, none of which will offer such liability.
What are some concerns about Commercially licensed applications?
When a Commercially licensed application is put into service, who will support it?
The provider of the application supports the application under a support and maintenance agreement. APPX Software is committed to traditional software application support through email, telephone, and onsite services depending on the level of support you choose to purchase. Please contact APPX software at this link to review the Commercially licensed support offerings available for your consideration.
Commercially licensed software offers many benefits including:
- License fees to protect your investment
- Source code that can be protected and maintained per your specifications
- Modificatons allowed to meet your needs
- No runtime restrictions
- Copying and redistribution prevented to maintain intellectual property rights