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"I think our license costs roughly $1,000 a year, but I could be wrong.""I use my own license. So, I just bought the professional version, which costs $800 or something like that. In the company where I am working, we have floating licenses. They are probably more expensive. Its licensing is affordable, but we are talking about a large organization, and there could be modelers or viewers of the models. We don't know how much that would cost us.""It is cheaper than other solutions. Its cost is around $686 per year. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.""Its price is very good for the value that you get with it.""We have an annual license, and it's very affordable.""There is a license for this solution. When comparing this solution to others it is priced well.""It is cheap.""It is very economical and low cost. You have to pay for a one-time license, and it is active forever."

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Top Answer: I like Sparx's BPM features and the way it lets you create the diagram.
Top Answer: The license I use is on-premise. We haven't gone to the cloud where we have to pay monthly or something like that. Sparx is cheaper than most similar tools.
Top Answer: I check the Gartner report pretty regularly and I see that Sparx keeps on going down in the rating. The Sparx EA needs to catch up. I believe the one reason is the strategic architecture. Also, other… more »
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Create presentation-quality business graphics with SmartDraw. SmartDraw makes fast results possible by taking a fundamentally different approach to drawing software. SmartDraw focuses on the end result (your illustration) not the drawing process. Instead of staring at a blank screen, with SmartDraw you start by selecting the exact template you need from over a hundred different types. Then use simple commands to add your information and SmartDraw does the rest.

Sparx Enterprise Architect is a platform that accelerates and integrates software, business and systems development. Twice winner of Jolt and multiple SD Times Awards with an installed base of 580,000 + licenses, supported by 230 partners in 160 countries. From requirements to implementation and beyond, Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect is a fully featured tool suite that lets you model, design, simulate, prototype, build, test, manage and trace from vision to solution.

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Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government8%
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Government17%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
Computer Software Company9%
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Computer Software Company22%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government11%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise71%

SmartDraw is ranked 5th in Mind Mapping Software while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is ranked 1st in Architecture Management with 34 reviews. SmartDraw is rated 0.0, while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect writes "Great pricing with an easy initial setup and a comprehensive toolkit". SmartDraw is most compared with Visio and Mindjet MindManager, whereas Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, No Magic MagicDraw, Visio, ARIS BPA and IBM Rational System Architect.

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