2020-01-27T06:40:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for erwin Data Modeler (DM)?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

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We pay on a one-year subscription basis.

2020-03-22T06:49:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We pay maintenance on a yearly basis, and it's a low cost. There are no additional costs or transactional fees. The accuracy and speed of the solution in transforming complex designs into well-aligned data sources make the cost of the tool worth it.

2020-02-13T07:51:00Z
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This company had bought the license for three years, and it's not an individual license. While you can buy a license for each individual, that would be very expensive. There is something called concurrent licenses where you can purchase licenses in bulk and 15 to 20 people can access the license and model. Concurrent licenses are scalable to the number of users and are proportional to the cost.

2020-02-02T10:42:00Z
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We came up with a two-part concept with our licensing. Our data architects have named licenses that only they can use. We have four named licenses today. But we also bought three concurrent licenses, two that are just for developers and the DBAs, and one that's a "read-only" that anybody can use. It's a little bit difficult for me to tell you how many people use those, but probably no less than 10 and possibly upwards of 25. We pay for maintenance on a yearly basis. There are no additional costs for the Workgroup Edition, which has the server component. That is the edition where you can save your models back to a database, which we installed on SQL Server, but I think you can install it on any of several different platforms.

2020-01-27T06:40:00Z
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